Posts Tagged ‘booze’

Taste Test: Cause’s “Adult Cereals” Spiked With Booze

Trix: they're no longer just for kids. Now you can get them spiked with booze at Cause philanthropub. They're one of five "adult cereals" the restaurant recently debuted for brunch. I know, it sounds disgusting. But is it really? Yesterday, I tried out the "Silly Sloe Rabbit," Trix combined with sloe gin, preserved lemon syrup, and [...]

Now Serving: Bottled Cocktails at The Coupe

First it was cocktails on tap. Will bottled cocktails be the next local booze trend? The Coupe, a diner/bar/coffeehouse that opened in Columbia Heights last night, offers three cocktails that are concocted and bottled in-house. So far, the drinks include the "Georgia Comforter" ($11) with Filibuster bourbon, rosemary smoked maple syrup, and peach bitters, "Grandma's [...]

Expect Actual Tavern Drinks At Shaw’s Tavern This Weekend (Maybe) [UPDATED]

"It was a journey, but we got it!" says a triumphant Siya Sadeghi. The new owner of D.C.'s notoriously dry watering hole,  Shaw's Tavern, was reacting to the news that he had finally obtained his liquor license. Sadeghi was away in Canada when Y&H reached him on his cell phone today. He says the restaurant [...]

Shaw’s Tavern Gets Its Liquor License, Finally

The new owners of beleaguered boite Shaw's Tavern just announced some big news via Twitter: "We got it. The liquor license is finally in our hands. We will announce the night time opening date soon. Cheers!" For more on the Florida Avenue eatery's long-standing saga over its beverage program, click here and here and here. [...]

What To Eat (& Drink) Tonight: Gin-grich & Tonic at Topaz

Tonight, try to numb your anxieties about the upcoming November election at Topaz, where a selection of new cocktails created in tribute to the remaining GOP candidates promise a far sweeter result than any polling place. You've got to hand it to Kimpton Hotels' resident mixologist Rico Wisner. Naming a liquid concoction after former U.S. [...]

D.C. Liquor Regulators Also Investigating Uniontown Situation

Agents with the District's Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) have started their own investigation into the situation at Anacostia's popular Uniontown Bar & Grill, whose proprietor, Natasha Dasher, is currently facing drug charges. Dasher is listed as the 100-percent owner of the business on documents filed with the liquor agency. Her arrest puts the future [...]

Name This Crunkcake, Win Box Of Four

The gals behind Crunkcakes, H Street's answer to the prissy dessert craze, have unveiled a new boozy flavor: a vegan pumpkin ginger variety, loaded with rum and topped with vanilla vodka frosting. But they have no idea what to call the thing. They're asking for suggestions. The winning proposal, selected on Nov. 20, nabs a [...]

What Should Become Of Shaw’s Tavern?

The city's formal denial of Shaw's Tavern operator Abbas Fathi's application to serve booze would seem the fatal blow to this greatly anticipated but badly managed concept. Now, what will become of the shuttered restaurant space? Presumably, another restaurateur (preferably, one with a better track record with the liquor agency) could come in, take over [...]

Shaw’s Tavern ‘Unfit For Licensure,’ Liquor Board Rules

Beleaguered would-be boîte Shaw's Tavern has suffered yet another setback. The District's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has deemed owner Abbas Fathi "unfit for licensure," citing the venue's prior history of serving alcohol without the proper permits. In rendering its decision, the board also points to mismanagement by former tavern keeper Steven May, who is accused [...]

Boozy Cupcakes: So Hot Right Now

The liquor-loaded confections known as Crunkcakes may no longer be the most potent sweet treat in town. Washingtonian reports on PS7's version called "cuptails," which come "packed with one and a half ounces of alcohol." (By comparison, Crunkcakes, according to Y&H contributor Megan Arellano, each contain about an ounce of booze.) Eating two of PS7's [...]

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