Posts Tagged ‘belga café’

Mussel Bar Opening Delayed: Celebrate Belgian Independence in the Meantime

Mussel Bar, the new Belgian gastropub scheduled to open today in downtown Bethesda today will not be pouring beers or steaming bivalves for the public until next week. The grand opening date is set for Tuesday, July 20, but watch their Facebook page or check back here for updates. If that breaks your heart, cheer […]

This Week: Brickskeller Beer School Begins, Mikkeller at ChurchKey, Brew at the Zoo, Belgian National Day Celebrations and Mad Fox & Mussel Bar Grand Openings

This week is a doozie (or should we call it "boozie"?) with lots of fun beer happenings across the Metro area. Click on an event in the calendar or read on for details.

This Week: Stillwater at Birch & Barley, Ommegang Barfood at Granville Moore’s, Summer White Ales at Belga Café & Great Lakes Oktoberfest at Black Squirrel

This week is a good one for D.C. beer and food lovers. Monday night Birch & Barley is holding their monthly beer dinner, this time with Brian Strumke, the Gypsy brewer behind Baltimore-based Stillwater Artisanal Ales. The menu includes seven hand-crafted beers and five masterfully-prepared courses from the B&B team. (They know what they're doing […]

This Week: #DCBrews Tweet Up at ChurchKey and Beer Dinners at Granville Moore’s & Belga Café

Like the calm before the storm, this week is a little light on organized beer fun. Don't be disappointed, your liver likely needs some rest before the mayhem of pre-and post-SAVOR events begin next week (scroll down in the calendar for a preview). Monday is the regular guest tap series at Room 11. In time […]

This Week: Hopslam Cask at ChurchKey, Holy Moses at Black Squirrel, New York Dinner at Granville Moore’s & Flying Dog Casks Galore

This week is National Cask Ale Week in the U.K., and real ale fans all over the colonies are celebrating by drinking hand-pumped beer. If you are looking for an authentic experience (but have no plans to jump the pond) we suggest heading to Pratt Street Ale House in Baltimore. They will be pouring $5 […]

Dish of the Week: Gerookte Zalm Wafel at Belga Cafe

It takes an act of sheer iron will (and perhaps stupidity) to bypass the classic Brussels waffle at Belga Cafe on Capitol Hill. That yeasty batter, cooked to a light and crispy turn in a waffle iron, doesn't need a river of syrup to provide its pleasures, only a sprinkling of powdered and brown sugars […]

A Big Week for Beer in DC

Late October has proven to be a great time to be a beer lover in DC. Yesterday was a big day, with a beer dinner at Belga Cafe, one at Rock Bottom Arlington, and the glorious opening of Birch & Barley/ChurchKey (whose taps start running at 4pm today). There's plenty more beer to drink and fun […]

Upcoming DC Beer Events

There are plenty beer-related events to enjoy in the upcoming weeks. Long-time beer geeks and newbies alike should be able to find an appropriate watering opportunity below. We'll see you out there. MONDAY, JUNE 15 [LAGERHEADS PICK] Rogue Dinner at Birreria Paradiso – Enjoy a four-course meal including Paradiso's pizza made with special ingredients to […]

Kids’ Restaurant Week: A 4-Year-Old’s Take

Kids' Restaurant Week starts Saturday in D.C. For some, this will be a cue to avoid restaurants altogether (relax; the prix fixe menus are available only between 5 and 7 p.m.). For those of us with children, it's an opportunity to see them not eat in new and varied settings. At least that's what I […]

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