Yom Kippur marks the holiest day for the Jewish faith, a day of atonement marked from sundown Tuesday, Oct. 4th until sundown Wednesday, Oct. 5th, during which time those observing fast. Whether you’re observing the religious holiday or are looking to indulge in a delicious, Jewish-inspired feast, D.C. has options for you! A number of District eateries are offering day-of and order-ahead meals in honor of Yom Kippur. From brisket and Israeli couscous to challah and potato latkes with applesauce, these are some of the best deals on these mouth-watering dishes!
D.C. Bakery Bread Furst has a special “Break-Fast” Yom Kippur menu for Oct. 5. Whether you’re looking for a bakery feel with bagels, a gravlax platter, and blintzes, or a true dinner with a pan-roasted apricot-onion chicken, it’s bound to be delicious! Check out the menu here.
Location: 4434 Connecticut Ave. NW
Farmers and Distillers
This Northwest eatery is offering a dine-in and to-go menu filled with “traditional holiday favorites” available through Oct. 5, including apricot sticky chicken and potato latkes with applesauce and sour cream! Browse the full menu here.
Location: 600 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Call Your Mother
The “Jew-ish Deli” and D.C. favorite is offering its High Holiday menu for pickup at all of its locations except for Bethesda Trolley. From a prix fixe dinner for four ($160)—brisket, brown butter-cherry and pecan kugels, seven vegetable couscous, roasted carrot and pomegranate salad, and challah—to ala-carte options, there’s no wrong choice! Place your order here.
Location: Multiple locations
Looking for comfort food? Prescription Chicken has you covered! A continuation of their Rosh Hashanah menu, with offerings like matzah ball soup, mini challah, and mini challah sliders, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy! Learn more here.
Location: 1819 7th St. NW
Modern Israeli restaurant Sababa has a Yom Kippur Special Menu available Oct. 4 and 5, featuring meals like lamb tagine with carrot and sweet potato and Israeli couscous with smoky eggplant and tomato. Check out the full menu here.
Location: 3311 Connecticut Ave. NW