The 2018-2019 Federal Shutdown Specials

Specials for shutdown which started December 21st and affected 40% of government (many furloughed employees, many working with delayed pay). More specials can also be found at Washingtonian, DCist, Eater, plus guides on things to do at BYT and WCP ;the WBJ/Top Shelf exploration of the business reason for shutdown special is great. Follow @barredindc … Continue reading The 2018-2019 Federal Shutdown Specials

2018 DC BAR ROUND UP – BY BARRED IN DC

I wasn't asked by BYT to respond to their 2018 Food Round-Up (and they shouldn't have, as you'll see below), but given the format is actually pretty great, amazing source of info and Laura Hayes shouted out my Twitter account/polls, I spent 15 minutes replicating (fancy word for "stealing") below: Sum up 2018 in bars … Continue reading 2018 DC BAR ROUND UP – BY BARRED IN DC

Adams Morgan Liquor License Moratorium Extended 3 More Years; Columbia Road Added

In late November, the DC ABC Board unanimously voted to approve a three-year extension (until around end of 2021/early 2022) of the Adams Morgan liquor license moratorium, which has been in effect since 2000. This follows a 3 year extension approved in 2014, and effectuated in 2015, which removed the previous restrictions on restaurant, hotel, … Continue reading Adams Morgan Liquor License Moratorium Extended 3 More Years; Columbia Road Added

Where to Find Miller High Life in a 750ml Champagne Bottle in DC

Credit: Miller High Life Barred in DC bought 3 of these at Grand Liquors in Hill East. Classy neighbors [Post Edited] 750 ml champagne bottles (!) of the DC bar alternative for brohsters to Natty Boh and PBR, Miller High Life, has been rolled out nationwide for the first time. Barred in DC has had trouble … Continue reading Where to Find Miller High Life in a 750ml Champagne Bottle in DC

How many of each Fast Food/Fast Casual/Quick Service Chain Spot is in DC?

While killing time on an unexpected day off, and while researching for my next eagerly-awaited Twitter poll, I went down the rabbit hole and started calculating how many locations of prominent fast food/fast casual/quick service chains were in DC proper. After tweeting some figures, I ended up getting tons of reaction, showing that this is … Continue reading How many of each Fast Food/Fast Casual/Quick Service Chain Spot is in DC?