How Bout Some Fries With That Shake? Your Post-Tremor Restaurant Roundup
Some reports on-the-fly from D.C.-area eating and drinking establishments in the wake of Tuesday afternoon's 5.8-magnitude earthquake.
Capitol Lounge: "Yes – we are open. Accepting nominations for quake specials." [Twitter]
Lost Society: "chandeliers clattered" but that is all, rep says.
Medium Rare: "Earth shattering. Half price small craft IPA. Cmon in" [Twitter]
Hill Country: No damage, rep says. "We're definitely open...bar is packed."
Argonaut: "Open early today!" [Twitter]
The Passenger: "Want to get shook up again? Tiki Tuesday will be rocking worlds tonight." [Twitter]
Nellie's Sports Bar: "Stop by for a 'Shake Down Happy Hour' starting at 5 p.m." [Metromix DC]
Rock 'n' Roll Hotel: "A few glasses broke, says a staffer, who adds, 'It was just me running out of the building like a little girl.'" [Arts Desk]
Brasserie Beck: "Earthquake happy hour starts ... right now! All draft beer $5.90 until 8:00 pm!" [Metromix DC]
Taylor Gourmet: "We're open & serving up PTSD hoagies." [Twitter]
Madam's Organ: "earthquake? That was just the Madam letting you all know she's ready to party!" [Twitter]
Dickson Wine Bar: "earthquake happy hour all night!! come in and have a $5 glass of wine, $4 beer and a delicious bahn mi sandwich!!!" [Facebook]
Tallula and EatBar: $5.90 draft beers (all drafts) from 7 p.m. until close, rep says.
Rustico (both locations): happy hour starts at 4 p.m.; signature carrot hummus for $5.90 all evening, rep says.
Stadium Club: "All our Dancers are accounted for, the Poles are intact, So Get out of gridlock & Enjoy our Open Bar happy hour." [Twitter]
Rustik: "tonight only pizza: bacon, prosciutto, heirloom tomatoes & potatoes – 'earthquake pizza'." [Twitter]
H Street Country Club: "Ok. We've changed our underpants & were ready for a drink. Join us. Happy hour all night." [Twitter]
Little Miss Whiskey's: "Shaken not stirred, we are open early for evacuation/early drinking! Come have an awesomeness and tell us your tale of quake-y goodness." [Twitter]
Rogue 24 and Sax: opening tonight as usual, rep says.
Founding Farmers: opening at 5 pm; had to evacuate the IMF building, now cleaning and prepping; suffered revenue loss as a result of closing/evacuation, rep says.
Smith Commons and Graffiato: business as usual, rep says.
J&G Steakhouse: $5.90 "aftershock" drink special at the wine bar and on the patio: vodka lemonade made with Charbay Meyer Lemon Vodka, tonight through Friday night, rep says.
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