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Bethesda Winter RW '18 - 'Below the Radar' American Bistro at Persimmon
****Volunteers Needed! Give back to the group by hosting your own smaller events [dinners, happy hours, brunches, lunches. etc]. Join our Event Host program (http://www.meetup.com/theweeklydinner/messages/boards/thread/7348404). **** ------------ ==> This event is a Members-Only event [No Guests Allowed]. Besides, membership is free ;-) ==> NEW MEMBERS or 1st TIME EVENT GO-ERS, if you have questions about the group, RSVPs, or the overall dining event process, visit our FAQs (http://diningout.meetup.com/149/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=1650845) and our No-Show Policy (http://tinyurl.com/5byotq). ==> RSVP Cancellation Cutoff for this Event is 10 am Sunday, 1/21. [Late Cancel (http://tinyurl.com/5byotq) applies after this] ************************************ Winter Restaurant Week [RW] is back in Bethesda!: Learn more about Bethesda's Restaurant Week (http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/bethesda-magazine-restaurant-week) * Officially runs January 12 - 21 [some places will extend the deal beyond these dates] * 3-course fixed-price dinner special for $36 [not including drinks, and our required 30% tax / tip] So for this RW event, the minimum cost for the deal is $47 [drinks, wine/beer, and any extras items are additional and still factors our 30% tax/tip] → By attending the event, each member agrees to this $ minimum. CASH PREFERRED PLEASE! ************************************ *WAIVER FOR THIS EVENT!* SPECIAL RULE for RSVPing to ANY RESTAURANT WEEK EVENT: Members can ONLY select ONE RW event to RSVP for (RSVPs may be adjusted by Orgs if needed). This rule factors any RW events across the entire DC metro region for a specific seasonal RW event. From past experience, there's too many members that want to attend our RW events ... & we'd like to provide more members a chance at attending ----------- We've not done Bethesda RW in awhile so let's do again! Let's try one of the old-school Bethesda restaurants (opened in 1988!), an American bistro that smartly offering their entire Dinner menu as part of Bethesda RW! We're checking out Persimmon, in downtown Bethesda FOOD: American. Chef and Owner Damian Salvatore has been leading kitchen since inception. They do very good food here using seasonal ingredients. ----------- Persimmon is offering the ENTIRE DINNER MENU for Restaurant Week! → Checkout the Dinner Menu: http://www.persimmonrestaurant.com/menu/dinner ----------- SPACE: Modern and bright, yet fairly casual → Tax/Tip combo is our standard / required 30% → Visit Persimmon's (http://www.persimmonrestaurant.com/) website for more information +++++++++ → Tax/Tip combo is our standard 30% [see the FAQs (http://www.meetup.com/theweeklydinner/messages/boards/thread/1650845#20412090) for more details] → No Guests [have your friends join, it's free!] → Limited to 10 slots See you there! JoeN ========================== CLOSEST METRO: Bethesda [Red Line]. About a 5 block walk southbound from the Metro For directions using the Metro, try using the Trip Planner at the WMATA website (http://www.wmata.com/tripplanner_d/tripplanner_form_solo.cfm). PARKING: It's a Sunday so free metered street & garage parking! Need to Contact the Restaurant? [i.e. confirm location, notify to the group if running late, etc.]. Text on your phone to 466453 (i.e. GOOGLE) and type the restaurant name + the city/state in the message body. Google Business Services (http://www.google.com/mobile/products/sms.html#p=default) will text you back with the address and phone #! ************************************ 1. Limited to 10 slots. 2. If you RSVP "YES" please make sure you can definitely make it. With 5,800+ members and limited seating, we cannot afford no-shows. It's unfair to the other members who would like to attend and also to the organizers who have to explain to the restaurant why the reserved # of guests didn't show (can damage our reputation). No-Show rules apply (http://tinyurl.com/5byotq). 3. Event already full?, waitlist for the event!. Use the Waitlist option (the Organizer for each event will enable this as needed). Also, check back regularly as attendees have been known to cancel up to Noon the day of the event. 4. Billing (add 30% tax/tip to your bill). Remember, include the required 30% for tip / tax in addition to the food / beverages you order as defined in our FAQs (http://diningout.meetup.com/149/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=1650845#2991513). 5. NEW MEMBERS or 1st TIME EVENT GO-ERS, if you have questions about the group, RSVPs, or the overall dining event process, visit our FAQs (http://diningout.meetup.com/149/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=1650845) and our No-Show Policy (http://tinyurl.com/5byotq). Be sure to enable email notifications for our Events! Log onto Meetup and visit your personal settings for this group https://www.meetup.com/account/comm/theweeklydinner/ and with Meetup overall https://www.meetup.com/account/comm/

Persimmon

7003 Wisconsin Avenue · Chevy Chase, MD

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