DC's full of transplants, all of which need one thing:
donor/recipient tissue compatibility a place to cheer on their favorite football team! Here's a list of non-Skins bars to ensure you don't get rejected:
Where the Eagles Soar: Rhino 3295 M Street Northwest, Georgetown; 202.333.3150 Somehow turned Philly by a crew of Gtown laxers circa '02, M Street's finest's got three Bird-broadcasting 110'' projection screens, $8 domestic pitchers, 25-cent jumbo wings, and a true Philly Steak and Cheese Bomb, which hopefully doesn't find its way into the hands of any religious Phanatics. Visit the McNabb Hater Hangout at rhinobardc.com
Where 'da Bears Horribly Maul You: Union Pub 201 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast, Capitol Hill; 202.546.7200 The divey Hill joint's decked out with an '88 Ditka jersey and tons of Bears posters, and celebrates "Chicago Sunday" with brews like Old Style and Goose Island, and pre-game rituals like the "Superbowl Shuffle" and a candle-lighting of a "Ditka Shrine", who apparently wasn't satisfied with just having his own hurricane/mini-him. Who would win, a hurricane or Ditka? Find out at unionpubdc.com.
Where the Giants Stand Tall: 51st State Tavern 2512 L Street NW, Foggy Bottom; 202.625.2444 This patio-laden suds spot keeps New Yorkers happy with schloads of G-men paraphernalia plastering the walls, City-grub like $2.50 sauerkraut-heavy "New York Dogs", and four-beer, $16 buckets of Brooklyn Brewery Pennant Ale, perfect for toasting with every time your team homers. That's right, right? All your Giant's games info at 51ststatetavern.com
Where the Steelers...Produce Steel?: The Pour House 319 Pennyslvania Ave SE, Capitol Hill; 202.546.0779 Originally a Pittsburgh-themed pub all week long, this three-floored Hill tavern now only becomes a seething mass of Terrible Towels and cow bells come gameday. Covered with neon Steeler signs, black n' yellow pennants, and a giant 2008 World Champions mirror, the bar's serving "Three Rivers Primanti-style Kolbassi" in honor of their hometown's famous Primanti Brothers lunch spot, which started in the '30's as a sandwich cart selling to "truckers on the go" in the "Strip District", otherwise known as every modern day truckstop. More Steeler Nation at Pourhousedc.com
Where the Cowboys Ride: Mezza Luna 1140 19th St NW, Downtown; 202.429.8889 Essentially a booze-serving receptacle for your hate, Luna's adorned with Cowboy's pennants dating back to the defiant owner's childhood (and other patron-provided memorabilia), boasts a rent-able private viewing room with $200 bottle service (and wings!), and shaves 10% off the check if you're wearing the Dallas logo -- proving not everything's bigger in Texas. Cowboys vs. Redskins Special at Mezzaluna.com
Where the Packers Play: Hawk'n Dove 329 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, Capitol Hill; 202.543.3300 Close proximity to the Marquette Les Aspin center and Congress means this rowdy staffer drinkery's 6 different rooms're packed with Cheeseheads, where they enjoy ingestibles like $8 Leinenkugel pitchers, bratwurst with sauerkraut/bacon-filled German potato salad, and a TV wholly dedicated to Viking games for Favre-haters and/or suicidal Minnesota fans. No Farve? No problem, at hawkanddoveonline.com