Author Archive for Jessica Strelitz

Bar Dupont Experiments With Sous Vide Cocktails

An all sous vide cocktail menu is coming this spring.

Drink Your Veggies

It’s finally spring—but if you don’t believe the weather, check your highball glass. You’ll find a farmers’ market’s worth of vegetables in seasonal cocktails around town. And none of them is a bloody mary. CELERY Bourbon Steak: Head bartender Jamie MacBain created his Skaal cocktail while working in Portland, Ore. The mix of celery juice, […]

Get in Vine

Wine businesses for every kind of palate—and wallet—opened across the D.C.-area this year, from urban tasting rooms to pop-up wine bars and cozy shops. Here are eight new places to buy bottles, order a glass, and learn more about the grapes. Eno Wine Bar, 2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW The tidy Georgetown space that opened in October […]

Wine and Dine: Virginia Vineyards With Great Food

It’s not hard to find a great glass of wine in Virginia, but unless you’re packing a picnic, a filling meal is tougher to come by at local vineyards. Most tasting rooms offer a limited selection of cheese and cured meats to go with your Cab Franc and Chardonnay, and food trucks may pull up […]