Up in Smoke – Smoking Persists at DC Bar Patios and Roofdecks

Jack Rose is Barred in DC’s favorite non-dive bar in DC. Or, should I say, was my favorite. Since I made this pronouncement in 2013 (and repeated it to countless friends and readers who asked for opinions), I’ve made many trips to Jack Rose’s second floor terrace and come away annoyed much of the time, … Continue reading Up in Smoke – Smoking Persists at DC Bar Patios and Roofdecks

DC Harvest Introduces New Spring Cocktails and Friday Lunch

DC Harvest (517 H St. NE, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, website), the family-owned H Street restaurant, recently introduced its fresh new spring cocktail menu. The spot focuses both its constantly-changing food and drink menus locally and regionally, with emphasis on local, as it partners with urban farms across the District. Barred in DC was invited by … Continue reading DC Harvest Introduces New Spring Cocktails and Friday Lunch

Dacha Aims to Expand to Two Massive Locations

Dacha Beer Garden, the uber-popular Shaw beer garden, has applied for new liquor licenses in Navy Yard/Capitol Riverfront and on 14th Street. One spot will be across the street from the southern side of Nationals Park and along the Anacostia River at 79 Potomac Ave. NW (essentially 1st and P SW) in the Dock79 Building, … Continue reading Dacha Aims to Expand to Two Massive Locations