Posts Tagged ‘Beuchert’s Saloon’

Beuchert’s Saloon Gives Away Pie In Response to Tom Sietsema

Beuchert's Saloon really, really wants to prove Tom Sietsema wrong about its pie. In his 1.5 star review, the Post critic wrote: "Chess pie in a slip of a crust would be better if it had less sugar, but I like the orange note that brightens the filling." Not exactly the most scalding remark, but apparently a […]

What’s in a Name?

Some restaurateurs claim one of the hardest parts of opening up a restaurant is figuring out what to call it. And lately, they’ve been coming up with some pretty strange-sounding ideas. We took a look at how six new or soon-to-open eateries got their names. Hogo 1017 7th St. NW The new rum bar from […]

Meet Beuchert’s Saloon’s Mascots: Two Stuffed Bison Heads

Meet Mike and Ike: A pair of protruding, very hairy, adult-male bison that hang over the bar at Capitol Hill’s Beuchert’s Saloon. The week-old restaurant’s 1920s- and ‘30s-inspired decor pays homage to the original Beuchert’s Saloon, which occupied the same address at 623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE decades ago. The watering hole opened in the late […]

First Look at Beuchert’s Saloon’s Menu

Back in June, we reported that Beuchert's Saloon, a modern-day reincarnation of a 19th century  saloon that operated as a speakeasy during Prohibition, was coming to Eastern Market. The team behind the restaurant—Nathan Berger, August Paro, and Brendan McMahon—have now announced that the eatery will open on January 7 with former PS7's chef de cuisine […]

The Restaurant Is History: New Eateries Play Up Their Buildings’ Legacies

Louie Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Billie Holiday once played in the red brick building at 14th and T streets NW.  It was called Club Bali, or simply “The Bali,” back then. In its 1940s heyday, it was one of the city’s most popular music venues—until, that is, its owner was indicted for jury tampering during […]

Beuchert’s Saloon Coming to Eastern Market this Fall

A late 19th century saloon that operated as a speakeasy during Prohibition is returning to its watering hole roots as Beuchert's Saloon, opening at 623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE this September. Beuchert's Saloon comes from Acqua Al 2 partner and former bar manager Nathan Berger, former theatre and film set designer August Paro, and PS7's bartender […]

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