Where to Day Drink on a DC Rooftop During the Week

It was lunchtime on a recent Thursday and I was stumped. A friend visiting from out of town had texted me, asking: "What's a good place to drink on a rooftop right now?" Completely out of ideas, I instead pointed him to solid patios that I knew were open  like Duke's Grocery and DC Reynolds.  Afterwards, … Continue reading Where to Day Drink on a DC Rooftop During the Week

Buffalo Billiards 20th Anniversary Party this Saturday, May 17th

The subterranean Dupont sports bar Buffalo Billiards is throwing a bash this Saturday, May 17th to celebrate its 20th anniversary. From 2-8p, there will be specials each hour from a different brewery/liquor company. 20th anniversary can coozies will be given away and hot dogs will be grilled on the patio (weather permitting). Details (from DC … Continue reading Buffalo Billiards 20th Anniversary Party this Saturday, May 17th

New Whiskey-Focused Bar, Rebellion, Opens Tuesday in Dupont

Rebellion (website, Facebook, Twitter) - 1836 18th St. NW (at T), a new whiskey-focused Dupont bar, officially opens its doors on Tuesday, May 13th, after soft opening to the public on Friday. Previously home to a series of Asian eateries (memorably Straits of Malaya from 1989-1999 & 2004-2010, and less memorably Zabb and Mum Mum), the transformed … Continue reading New Whiskey-Focused Bar, Rebellion, Opens Tuesday in Dupont

Recap of 3 Stars Brewing Tap Takeover at Scion

DC's best brewery, 3 Stars Brewing Company (not just according to me-see the City Paper's nod), hopes to finally release its first bottled beer in the next 4-6 weeks. This is one of the many tidbits Barred in DC learned while chatting with the brewers at the recent Tap Takeover hosted by the Dupont restaurant Scion. … Continue reading Recap of 3 Stars Brewing Tap Takeover at Scion

The Gryphon set to reopen in mid-May

The Gryphon, the short-lived Dupont sports lounge in the old Heritage India space, is set to reopen in mid-May. The spot, from the folks behind Lost Society, was only open for about 3 months (March-June 2013) before closing for "renovations." An announced October reopening came and went. According to a story from the City Paper's … Continue reading The Gryphon set to reopen in mid-May