The annual Oktoberfest kicked off this past weekend in Munich. There are big tents and oompah bands setting up outside of town for the next two weeks, but if you pop over to Cafe Mozart (1331 H St. NW), you can enjoy the specials they have on offer or stock up on wursts and other provisions to host your own party. […]
Come celebrate the freedom to read during the DC Public Library’s Banned Books Week, September 21-27. The kick-off party is this Friday, September 19, at the MLK Library (901 G St., NW) and will feature an art, live music and cocktails inspired by banned books from Derek Brown and Chantal Tseng (from Mockingbird Hill).
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?