The warm weather (and humidity) are lingering around, so we’ve been packing in as much al fresco dining and drinking as possible. This weekend, we enjoyed a refreshing and innovative cocktail at Art & Soul (415 New Jersey Ave., NW). The Pineapple Express features pineapple infused Cachaca, Don Ciccio & Figli Fennel liqueur, cucumber and […]
FreshFarm Markets is hosting a panel discussion on farming, cooking and health on Tuesday, September 9, at their headquarters (945 G St., NW). Moderated by Corby Kummer, senior food editor for The Atlantic magazine, panelists Spike Gjerde, local food advocate and chef/owner of the renowned Woodberry Kitchen; Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, author, professor, oncologist, and an architect of the Affordable Care Act; and Zach […]
Last night we had a chance to attend a networking event at Mockingbird Hill (1843 7th St., NW). While most known for their sherry program, one of their best offerings, in our opinion, is their Gin and Tonic, which happens to be available ON TAP. The house-made tonic features notes of citrus and spice and […]
This weekend, stop by the National Building Museum (401 F St., NW) and check out Canstruction. The international event has teams of local engineering, design and construction experts working with canned food to build intricate structures for awards and bragging rights. This year’s theme is “Play With Your Food.” Be sure to contribute your vote for the People’s Choice […]
Permit signage is up and there’s clearly build-out work going on inside, but what’s the plan for Plan B Burger’s opening in Market Square? Last we had heard, it was going to open in May. Any inquiring minds have the scoop?
Last week, we attended an event on the rooftop of Charlie Palmer Steak (101 Constitution Ave., NW). It’s one of the best views of the city, but especially of the Capitol Building. Many restaurants are realizing the charms of a rooftop event space. A few others we know of in our neighborhood include CoCo Sala, […]
It’s berry season and the farmers markets are bursting with juicy fruit. There are four farmer’s markets in or near Penn Quarter and downtown DC to choose from: Tuesdays at CityCenter DC (I Street NW between 10th and 11th Streets) Thursdays in Penn Quarter (8th Street NW between D and E Streets) Fridays at […]