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Radiator's July 4th BBQ on the Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel Rooftop

July 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

This Fourth of July, Washingtonians and out-of-towners are invited to the Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel rooftop bar for a patriotic holiday BBQ hosted by Executive Chef Jonathan Dearden and the Radiator team! The neighborhood rooftop provides a festive gathering place with 360-degree views of the nation’s capital spanning from the buzzing 14th Street corridor to the tip of the Washington Monument.

In celebration of Uncle Sam’s birthday, Chef Jonathan will be grilling up with some of America’s favorite backyard bites. The selection of hot dogs and hamburgers highlight regional flavors from across the country and include:

  • Coney Dog with chili, cheddar, and onions
  • Half Smoked with mambo sauce and onions
  • Chi-Dog with hot peppers, sweet onion, and relish
  • Classic corn dog with Chef Jonathan’s house-made masa batter
  • OG burger with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion

Sunscreen will be available for guests to get a sun-kissed glow while enjoying a rooftop Independence Day sunset. The Radiator bar team will further help guests feel refreshed with these special July 4th cocktails and summer slushies:  

  • Ch-Ch-Cherry Cola with Cointreau Cherry, Jim Beam Rye, and Coca-Cola
  • Daisy Dukes with Peach Deep Eddy Vodka, Orchard Peach Tea, and Giffard Crème de Pêche
  • Hold My Beer with Botanist Gin, Bruto Americano, and soda water
  • La Sandrita with Sauza Reposado, watermelon juice, mint simple syrup, lime, and mint sprig
  • Orange Crush with St. George Citrus, Cointreau, Sprite, and freshly squeezed orange juice

The Radiator team opens the rooftop bar at the Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel at 5:00 pm every evening, weather permitting. No reservations or cover charges are required for the July 4th BBQ. Guests must be 21+ to attend.


Radiator is a chef-driven cocktail bar, tucked in the 14th Street corridor where auto shops used to line this part of Washington, D.C. in the 1930’s. With its laid-back, unpretentious vibe and engaging staff, Radiator offers a gathering place for guests to relax with craft cocktails, enjoy elevated bar food, and play life-sized games on a neighborhood patio. Lead Bartender Sarah Rosner has created a bar menu that ranges from surprisingly refreshing scotch cocktails to ones with blended ricotta cheese and fig spirits. Executive Chef Jonathan Dearden provides upscale bar food to accompany these whimsical cocktails. Adjacent to the Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel, Radiator is where grown-up tastes and childhood nostalgia meet. For more information, call 202-742-3150 or visit The bar is located at 1430 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005; is open seven days a week; and offers private-dining services. Follow Radiator on Facebook and Instagram.

Radiator | 1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005