Booze To Go and Delivery in DC – Highlighted Spots

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

H Street Bars and Restaurants – Pick-up and Delivery

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

Beered in DC Release + Barred in DC 7th Anniversary Party – Saturday March 21st – 1p – Right Proper Shaw Brewpub

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

Best Regular Trivia Night in DC – Crowdsourced Edition

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

Barred in DC and Right Proper Collaborating on Beer Designed By DC, For DC

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

City-State Brewing Coming to Edgewood / Brookland Border

City-State Brewing, [Twitter, website, Instagram] which originally was slated to come to Ivy City as of summer 2018, has now confirmed that it instead will coming a bit further northwest in Edgewood at its border with Brookland. The 13,000-square foot craft microbrewer, taproom, and event space will be constructed in an existing two-story building at 705 Edgewood … Continue reading City-State Brewing Coming to Edgewood / Brookland Border

Crowd-sourced Favorite/Most Neighborhood/Most Comfortable/All-Purpose DC Bars

On Saturday night (1/4/20), journalist/fan-of-all-things-DC/map extraordinaire Chelsea Cirruzzo posted a great question to her thousands of Twitter followers: "if you had to choose ONE dc bar to frequent for the rest of your days what would it be!!!!" Responses came in fast and in droves; as of 24 hours later, the tweet had received over … Continue reading Crowd-sourced Favorite/Most Neighborhood/Most Comfortable/All-Purpose DC Bars

A Bartender’s Rules for New Year’s Eve – Guest Post

[Ed. Note: No matter whether you go out to a bar in DC (check out the comprehensive guide here) or somewhere else in the world to ring in the 3rd decade of this century, please enjoy yourself as well as respect the folks serving you. Here's a list of rules shared by Chrissy, a bartender … Continue reading A Bartender’s Rules for New Year’s Eve – Guest Post

DC is the King of Rail, not Well, Drinks – But Where Else in America?

Essentially every bar keeps a bottle of whiskey, gin, vodka, rum, tequila, and usually a triple sec (for margs and LIT's) somewhat hidden within easy reach of the bartender right behind the bar counter. These liquors-the cheapest stuff a bar carries-aren't consistent in level of quality across bars, as, for example, some bars may use … Continue reading DC is the King of Rail, not Well, Drinks – But Where Else in America?