Black Whiskey Fined for Allowing Drinking on Sidewalk

Earlier this month, Black Whiskey, the newish Logan Circle dive, paid a $850 fine to DC's Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) after a  discovery last July by two ABRA investigators who happened to be driving down 14th Street. These investigators spotted a large crowd of people (pages 4-7 of this Investigative Report contain some nice color photos by the … Continue reading Black Whiskey Fined for Allowing Drinking on Sidewalk

Romeo & Juliet Gets its Liquor License and Full Late Night Hours (Except on Patio)

Romeo & Juliet (301 Massachusetts Ave. NE), the new Italian tapas restaurant set to open on Capitol Hill near Union Station, recently received its liquor license granting full liquor-serving hours (till 2a on weekdays, 3a on weekends); ABRA, keeping with previous decisions, ordered the large patio to close at 11p on weekdays and midnight on … Continue reading Romeo & Juliet Gets its Liquor License and Full Late Night Hours (Except on Patio)

DC Bar News Roundup – January 15th – February 9th

Apologies for the delay in getting one of these eagerly awaited (yet rarely read) news round-ups. Had a somewhat important life event (got engaged!), so haven't been able to turn to this lately. Will do better at some point, though now we need to plan for a 9 day trip to Colombia (Cartagena & Bogota) … Continue reading DC Bar News Roundup – January 15th – February 9th

DC Restaurant Spreadsheet – February 2014

Although this is a bar blog and website, some of you may know that I originally set out to document and visit the DC metro area's best restaurants. To that end, I've compiled and regularly updated a now-massive spreadsheet that contains nearly 500 restaurants around the DMV. I've shared this with my address book the … Continue reading DC Restaurant Spreadsheet – February 2014