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DC Restaurants Welcome Fans and Alums for 5th Annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®

September 10, 2015

Washington, DC - Events DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington along with its members are proud to celebrate the tradition of the college football experience and honor the heritage and excellence of Historically Black Colleges and Universities during the 5th annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® weekend from September 16-20, 2015. The football game features Hampton University vs. Howard University at RFK Stadium on Friday, September 18th, 2015 at 7:30 pm. For a complete list of events, please visit

In anticipation of the event, RAMW member restaurants will welcome fans, students, faculty and alumni in town for the Classic Weekend to their establishments September 16-20, 2015. Restaurants officially welcoming The Classic include:

701 Restaurant • Acadiana • Acqua Al 2 • Alba Osteria • Ardeo + Bardeo • Beefsteak • Ben’s Chili Bowl • Ben’s Next Door • Bibiana • Birch & Barley • Black Jack • BlackSalt Restaurant • Blue Duck Tavern • Bluejacket & The Arsenal • Brasserie Beck • Chef Geoff’s • China Chilcano • Churchkey  • Clyde’s • Cork Market and Tasting Room • Cork Wine Bar • DC Coast • Denson Liquor Bar • District Commons • El Centro DF • GBD • Harold Black • Iron Gate • Jaleo • KAZ Sushi Bistro • Marcel's • Masa 14 • Matchbox • minibar • Nick’s Riverside Grill • Nopa Kitchen + Bar • Old Ebbitt Grill • Oyamel • Pearl Dive Oyster Palace • Penn Commons • Pepe • Rasika • Rasika West End • Red Apron Butcher • RIS • Rockland’s Barbeque and Grilling Co. • Sixth Engine • Sotto • Ted’s Bulletin • The Arsenal at Bluejacket • The Bombay Club • The Capital Grille • The Dubliner • The Hamilton • The Oval Room • The Partisan • Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place  • Toro Toro • Zaytinya • Zengo

Organized by Events DC, the annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® has been held at RFK Stadium since 2011. Tickets for this year’s Classic are $25 and $50, plus applicable fees, at, the Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium and the Hampton University Convocation Center Box Office. Student tickets are available for $15 at campus locations only. Group packages are available by calling 202-608-1135 or emailing For ticket package and general information about the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic, please visit

About the AT&T Nation's Football Classic®

The AT&T Nation's Football Classic® is a black college football game held annually at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. This year, the game takes place on Friday, September 18th and features Hampton University vs. Howard University. Organized by Events DC, the AT&T Nation's Football Classic® was created to celebrate the passion and tradition of the college football experience, recognize the history of service to others by the students, faculty and alumni of historically black colleges and universities, highlight the unity of African American culture, and honor the heritage and excellence of these proud institutions. 

For more information, please contact Jesse Caylor or Ashley Forrester

Washington DC