Posts Tagged ‘Artini’

Where to Drink Art-Inspired Cocktails This Month

Even if you don't have $125 to throw down for the Corcoran Gallery of Art's annual Artini gala, you can still sip art-inspired cocktails from participating mixologists in the coming weeks. Leading up to the March 22 event, in which local bartenders showcase drinks based on art at the Corcoran, several bars and restaurants are […]

You Call That An Artini? Less Fancy Cocktail Contestants Mix It Up At Fruit Bat Tonight

Join the "Cocktail Guess" crew tonight at Fruit Bat, where the authors of City Paper's specifically vague liquor request column, alongside noted mixologist Erik Holzherr and you, the imbibing public, vote on the best recipes in Y&H's artfully inspired cocktail contest. Finalists were inspired by everything from everyday graffiti to glossy male enhancement-pill magazine advertisements […]

You Call That An Artini? Taste The Finalists In Y&H’s Less Fancy Cocktail Contest

Inspired by the fine-art-themed libations on display at the annual "Artini" fundraiser at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Y&H earlier this month asked you, the imbibing public, to submit your own recipes for artsy cocktails of less fancy origin. We received a bunch of entries. On Thursday, April 26, you can try these liquidy masterpieces […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Skip The Spicy Tuna Edition

Spicy tuna rolls are "highly suspect" in salmonella outbreak affecting 19 states and D.C. [WTOP] Pizzaro has quietly opened in Shaw. [Prince of Petworth] More details on the new Maple, now open in Columbia Heights [Dining Bisnow] Here's a reason to visit America Eats Tavern [Don Rockwell] D.C.'s 2nd Annual American Lamb Jam is May […]

You Call That An Artini? Enter Y&H’s Less Fancy Cocktail Contest

For the past month, many of the city's best bartenders have been whipping up all sorts of fancy cocktails inspired by various sculptures, paintings and other fine works at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. This past Saturday, the fruits of their libationary labor were put to the test at the Corcoran's annual Artini fund-raiser. Judges […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: 1,302 Gallons of Coffee Edition

An arrest in the recent IHOP shooting. [AP] Things to expect at Rasika West End, now (softly) open. [Post] 1905 will open its rooftop garden by May 1. [Borderstan] Mayorga Coffee, R.I.P. [Prince of Petworth] Seasons serves 1,302 gallons of coffee every month. [City Eats] Win free brunch for two at Sonoma by Tweeting. [Facebook] […]

John Camp, Financial Disaster

Observe: John Camp, Financial Disaster Mixed media: Monopoly money, screen, foam core, cardboard, 2008, 7.5 × 2 feet Make sure to check out the drink at Urbana Restaurant & Bar (2121 P St NW).

William Knipscher, Trace No. 5

Poignant and perhaps our favorite piece so far. The leaves, though wilted, seem to flutter in the frame, possessed by second life: William Knipscher, Trace No. 5 C-print, 2008, 38 × 28 inches We hope you won't neglect to try Souheil Chaouachi's liquid interpretation of Trace No. 5. By all accounts, it's delicious and still […]

Elisabeth Arzt, Tortoise & the Bare

Don't forget to vote for your favorite artini. Here's your 'tini art for the day: Elisabeth Arzt, Tortoise & the Bare Ceramic, 2008, 10 × 5 feet ...which inspired Erik Holzherr's delightful beverage by the same name. Consume one at Wisdom (1432 Pennsylvania Avenue SE).

Damn, It’s That Time of Year Again?! Artini 2009!

My superiors have informed me that the 2009 Artini Season began two days ago. (I was so busy recovering from the previous iteration that I'd hardly noticed.) SO IT'S BACK INTO THE THICK OF IT, folks...spring is just around the corner, the drinks are flowing like aspersions from a jilted Press Secretary, and, according to […]