Posts Tagged ‘Belgian beer’

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 […]

My Day in Chinatown/Penn Quarter Food and Drink

The weather was so warm on Saturday, really more summer than spring, that Carrie and I decided to wander the streets of Chinatown/Penn Quarter, going from lunch to dessert to cheese to beer to wherever the spirit took us. I feel bad in retrospect. We didn't explore Chinablock, the small strip of real estate that […]

DC Boasts Two New Belgian Beer Knights

This Friday in Brussels, at an enthronement ceremony that will kick off a weekend-long celebration of Belgian beer, two of our local heroes will have the honor of being knighted by the Chevalerie du Fourquet des Brasseurs, or Knighthood of the Brewers' Mashstaff. Thor Cheston, formerly at Birreria Paradiso and now general manager at Brasserie Beck, […]

Belgian Styles: Putting Rumors to Rest

You'd be hard pressed to go into a DC bar and not find at least one Belgian beer, or Belgian-influenced beer, available. In establishments with, shall we say, less than robust selections this usually means Stella, Blue Moon, or Leinie's Sunset Wheat, but DC Beer Week has had a lot of really great Belgian beer […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Granville Moore’s

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. If my sources […]

Former Brasserie Beck Beer Man Bill Catron Now at De Vinos

Following his surprising departure from Brasserie Beck last month, Bill Catron has already found a new home. The former beer "sommelier" has taken a position at de vinos in Adams Morgan, where he will do for the beer/wine store what he did for his former boss, Robert Wiedmaier, at Beck: He'll turn de vinos into […]

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