Posts Tagged ‘booze’

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 […]

Same Spot, Different Brew: Beleaguered Shaw’s Tavern Could Become Coffee Shop

Some new scuttlebutt on the lingering Shaw's Tavern saga: Neighborhood blog Prince of Petworth relays some chatter from the Shaw listserv suggesting that the beleaguered booze-less bar and restaurant, now shuttered indefinitely, could become a coffee shop instead. Photo by Chris Shott

Boston Butting In: Smoke & Barrel Opens This Week In Adams Morgan

The planned conversion of Adams Morgan watering hole Asylum's top floor from a gothic biker-friendly vegan brunch spot into a rustic barbecue joint is nearly complete. Owner John Andrade's new concept Smoke & Barrel is soft-opening late this week, offering 24 draft beers, 60 types of bourbon and a menu including "Boston butt, racks of […]

Should H Street Put A Cap On Its Booze Boom?

Has the District's densely liquor-licensed H Street corridor become too densely liquor-licensed? Local Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6A will debate the issue at a series of public meetings over the next couple of months, beginning next Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Sherwood Recreation Center. DCist has a rundown on all the various neighborhoods around town that […]

Smirnoff Icing On The Cake: Sticky Fingers Bakery Seeks Liquor License

Doron Petersan, proprietor of Sticky Fingers bakery (City Paper readers' pick for "D.C.'s Best Vegan Restaurant 2011"), piped up on Thursday to remind Y&H that Crunkcakes aren't the only liquor-laced cupcakes in town. Petersan points out that her crew nabbed a cool $10,000 by winning the Food Network's "Cupcake Wars" this past spring with their […]

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