WHERE TO EAT
SPRING ON THE FLAVOR
This Spring 2024, local restaurants across Washington, DC, and the surrounding areas will showcase their best springtime menu items through Cherry Picks in conjunction with the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington.
Curious for what’s in store for spring 2024? We invite you to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Instagram for all Cherry Picks updates! Are you a restaurant interested in participating in Cherry Picks 2024? Click here to learn more.
The 2023 Official National Cherry Blossom Festival Cocktail
This spring 2023, the House of Suntory and the National Cherry Blossom Festival collaborated to crown the best mixologist in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. This competition welcomed the essence of Japanese culture and featured the hand-crafted House of Suntory products with a cherry blossom twist.
Winner: Attila Czutor of SHŌTŌ, winner of the 2023 House of Suntory Cherry Blossom Cocktail Competition
2023 SPOTLIGHT CHERRY PICKS!
2023 CHERRY HUNT
Cherry Hunt is an interactive experience for communities and festival-goers to connect with local restaurants and taste spring like never before. During this highly anticipated month, locals, tourists, foodies, and more will scatter throughout DC and the surrounding areas and visit our selected Cherry Pick restaurants. They will try out new foods, interact with each other in real-time, and share springtime dishes and drinks.
2023 CHERRY PICKS BY NEIGHBORHOOD
2023 Neighborhood Guide
Wondering which neighborhood is the best fit for your Festival experience? Zoom in and peruse the labeled neighborhoods below to view their locations throughout a city in bloom.