This year marks the 200th celebration of the liberation of Peru from Spain by José de San Martin. To honor the occasion, Inca Social has partnered with Peruvian restaurants throughout the US and is taking part in Peruvian Restaurant Week which began on July 19th and runs through July 30th. July 28th is Peru’s official Independence Day and the following day, July 29th celebrates the establishment of the Republic of Perú. Together these two days are called Las Fiestas Patrias and are considered the most important national holidays in Peru.
For its part, Inca Social has put together an extensive list of events, special menus, and promotions that will be featured throughout the rest of the month of July. To kick it off, Inca Social has announced their Tour de Peru. This includes a three-course dinner highlighting some of Inca’s signature dishes including their famous ceviche. Patrons can experience this dinner for $36.50/person, $43.50 with a cocktail.
In addition to the Tour of de Peru, Inca Social has schedule the following events:
July 24 – Bicentenario Celebration fFesta (Red & White Party) – Inca Social and other Peruvian businesses will celebrate with dinner, music, dancing and a live DJ. A percentage of sales will benefit the Cancer Center at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
July 28 – Peru’s Independence Day. Patrons can enjoy free Leche de Tigre shots and $5 Chilcanos, a cocktail made with mixed drink made with ginger ale, pisco and lime juice. Leche de Tigre or Tiger’s Milk is the marinade for the seafood when making ceviche. It has been used as a hangover cure and some believe it has aphrodisiac properties. The Independence Day will feature live music and live llamas starting at 7PM.
Opened in 2019, Inca Social is known for its authentic Peruvian dishes served alongside craft beers from local breweries. It is located at 2670 Avenir Place, Vienna, Virginia. To book a reservation or find out more details about the Peruvian Independence Day celebration, call (703) 488-7640.