Posts Tagged ‘Boundary Road’

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Is the Future of D.C. Restaurants in Collaborations?

Mandu could have been mistaken for a hot nightclub with a line of people camped out down the block at 10 p.m. on a recent Friday night. But instead of a bouncer, a host ushered in the crowds. Within 10 minutes, every seat in the Korean restaurant was full, with people two or three deep […]

How Natty Boh and a Shot of Old Overholt Became the D.C. Industry Drink of Choice

Bar owner Derek Brown isn’t even sure they still make the stuff, but sitting at the bar at Old Ebbitt Grill on Monday night, he asks anyway: “We’ll take two shots of Irish Mist.” “OK. Chilled or unchilled?” the bartender replies. Brown expected the guy to laugh in his face—the way an Apple Store employee […]

Boundary Road Launches Weekly Guest Chef Series for August

Chefs seem to be everywhere but their own kitchens these days, as guest-chef nights have proliferated at restaurants across the city. Restaurateur Mike Isabella notably hosts Industry Takeover Nights the first Monday of every month where local and visiting chefs and mixologists take over the kitchen of Graffiato’s first-floor pizza bar. And this summer, Mandu […]

Where Women Can Get 23 Percent Discounts Today

In an effort to bring attention to the wage gap between men and women, a handful of D.C. restaurants and bars are offering 23 percent discounts* today. The idea is to “call attention to the fact that women still make 77 cents to a man’s dollar,” according to local group Lean In DC, which organized […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference Part 2

Having the annual Craft Brewers Conference in D.C. this week means plenty of chances to rub elbows with the brewers from around the world—or at least drink their beers. Yesterday, we brought you picks for the best events each day. Today, we offer some suggestions on where to meet beer world celebrities, listen to live music, drink […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference This Week

The annual Craft Brewers Conference arrives in D.C. this week. More than 6,000 beer professionals from around the world are expected to attend, and many are bringing their beer with them. Gird your liver! Washington's plethora of craft beer-minded bars and restaurants have put together a whopper of a week to celebrate the first time the […]

Standards & Pours: Why Did the D.C. Government Try to Enforce Imaginary Alcohol Portion Laws?

Around 1:30 p.m. a few Saturdays ago, two inspectors from the D.C. Office of Weights and Measures entered The Big Board on H Street NE pulling a dolly with a crate full of beakers. The inspectors told chef Andrew Gregory, the manager on site, that they were there to make sure the bar was pouring […]

The President Ate Here: What Happens When Barack Obama Dines Out?

It was just after 1 p.m. on a recent Friday when the rumors began to circulate that a VIP guest was coming. Before long, police had blocked off a section of H Street NE, and a big white tent appeared in front of Smith Commons. Crowds swarmed around the edge of the barrier taking photos. […]

Let’s Do Lunch: When Is It Worth Opening Up For Mid-Day Meal Service?

Granville Moore’s started as a place for mussel dinners and late-night beers. Now, five years after it opened, it’s aiming for something new. As the sidewalk chalkboard brags when I walk into the H Street NE restaurant, “LUNCH BUT BETTER!” Two people are already drinking at the bar when I pull up a stool at […]

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