Author Archive for Laura Hayes

Brent Kroll’s Man Cave Has More Bordeaux Than Bud Light

The Neighborhood Restaurant Group wine director has converted his coat closet into a wine cellar.

Underserved: The Maverick & Gueze at Jack Rose Dining Saloon

The Maverick & Gueze asks Jack Rose Dining Saloon patrons to avert their eyes from the restaurant’s library of whiskey and try a gin-based beer-tail instead.

How One D.C. Spot Played “Restaurant Week Hell” Bingo

"Can I just get two first courses instead of dessert?" BINGO!

Underserved: Mason Social’s The Sneaky Pete

Mason Social’s take on a margarita substitutes red bell pepper juice for sour mix.

Six Local Brews Named for Real-Life Muses

From Port City Brewing Company's Long Black Veil to Bluejacket's Duchamp.

Underserved: Kazbegi Sunrise at Compass Rose

The drink was inspired by the Compass Rose team's June trip to Georgia (the country, not the Peach State).

Underserved: Farmers Fishers Bakers’ The Islay Swizzle

A tiki drink that shuns rum in favor of two types of Scotch may raise eyebrows at Founders Fishers Bakers, where tropical drinks are the specialty.

New Dinner Club Pairs Sherry In Unexpected Ways

Redeye Menus will host its first pairing dinner on July 27 at Crane & Turtle.

Underserved: The Valdez at Barrel

The Valdez combines the best parts of both classic cocktails and tiki drinks.

Underserved: Black Jack’s Iced Tea

This variation replaces the firewater of basic booze with trendy apéritifs and digestifs.