On Tuesday, March 17th, a new law temporarily allowing bars and restaurants to sell beer, wine, and hard liquor (including cocktails) to go and for delivery (accompanied by sale of prepared food-i.e. not pre-packaged snacks) became effective, and over 500+ bars have sought permission to do so. It was already legal for breweries, distilleries, liquor … Continue reading Booze To Go and Delivery in DC – Highlighted Spots
Expanding on the great work The Hill is Home has done in compiling list of Capitol Hill spots for carryout/delivery (I've helped them out with some research), here is my attempt at a comprehensive look at what restaurants/bars are doing for food/booze pick-up/delivery in the H Street corridor (yes this is selfish exercise as I … Continue reading H Street Bars and Restaurants – Pick-up and Delivery
In the absence of NCAA March Madness for the first time eight decades, with the help of Barred in DC"s Twitter followers, including a six-member selection committee, Barred in DC Bar Madness (keeping The Hill is Home tradition alive) is here. The brackets are set for the field of 68, which will be whittled down … Continue reading Barred in DC Bar Madness
UPDATE: Get your shirts ordered by March 6th so they arrive in time for the event. Beered in DC, the beer being brewed #ByDCForDC by Right Proper Brewing Company in collaboration with Barred in DC as well as Lost Lagers, will be released to the public on draft only on Saturday, March 21st, beginning at 1:00 … Continue reading Beered in DC Release + Barred in DC 7th Anniversary Party – Saturday March 21st – 1p – Right Proper Shaw Brewpub
Read about Mangialardo's and Barred in DC's also essential sandwich spots here.
Sundevich, one of Barred in DC's Essential Sandwich Shops is expanding once again, this time to the area southwest of Union Station known by some (many?) as part of Capitol Hill. An alert tipster (oh wait, it was me) found that the global-inspired sandwich spot's website now lists a location at 601 New Jersey Ave. … Continue reading Sundevich Coming to Capitol Hill(ish) Later This Year
Taking advantage of a ridiculous $485 roundtrip flight deal (normally $1200-1500) from DC we found last March, Mrs. Barred and I jetted off in mid-January for a trip to one of the more remote places on Earth, French Polynesia. Despite usually preferring big cities to relaxing vacations, what we found during the 10 day trip, … Continue reading Barred in French Polynesia (Tahiti and Moorea)
A few weeks ago, Capitol Hill resident (and Barred in DC follower) named Lisa was at dinner with a couple of her friends when the topic turned to planning something fun they could do during the doldrums of winter that they could look forward to. A bar crawl could be fun, but maybe something a … Continue reading A Mozzarella Stick Crawl? A Mozzarella Stick Crawl.
Trivia nights in DC are huge. Basically every night except Friday and Saturday (with emphasis on Mon-Wed), each neighborhood has multiple trivia nights at bars. Most are hosted/created by a larger trivia company (the biggest perhaps in DC- District Trivia - features nearly 50 bars in the District itself). However, some spots have hosts who … Continue reading Best Regular Trivia Night in DC – Crowdsourced Edition
UPDATE: The Beer Will Be/Have: Copper/ruby in color Not too heavy/not too light in body Old World hops (saaz/hallertau/tettnang) Rye as an adjunct 5.1%-6.3% ABV, and A Saison Here’s the big news folks. [Now covered in a PODCAST/RADIO SHOW, BEER ME, and by DCist and Washingtonian No, we are not moving to Clarendon. Instead, Barred … Continue reading Barred in DC and Right Proper Collaborating on Beer Designed By DC, For DC