Posts Tagged ‘Boundary Stone’

Try Boundary Stone’s Very Own Whiskey

The next time you’re in Bloomingdale’s Boundary Stone, look up. Stacked on top of the backshelf are 30 cases of bourbon whiskey, or 180 bottles, made exclusively for the bar by Woodford Reserve. Each bottle is labeled “Boundary Stone Select” and is a mixture of whiskeys, handpicked by owners Matt and Gareth Croke. Because this [...]

Cocktail Guess: Make Me Something With Grenadine

Where: Boundary Stone, 116 Rhode Island Ave. NW Bartender response: “Do you like O.J.?” We passed on the O.J. What we got: Whiskey, ginger syrup, and grenadine. Price: $3.18 How it tasted: Like straight grenadine. The drink was more reminiscent of Cheerwine soda than a cocktail. Improv points (1-5): 1. “Something with grenadine” doesn’t mean [...]

What To Eat This Weekend: Apple Calzones at Graffiato

On Saturday, Graffiato debuts its new brunch menu. Featured dishes include meatballs served with creamy polenta and egg ($10), spaghetti carbonara with pancetta, parmesan and egg ($12), a breakfast pizza with bacon, potato, broccolini and cheddar ($17) and, perhaps most tantalizing, an apple calzone with whipped mascarpone ($12). Of course you can get the standard [...]

Deviled in the Details

Deviled eggs, like the common hot dog and macaroni and cheese, are one of those classic comfort foods that have lately taken on a sort of contemporary chic—and, in some cases, sheen. To wit: One recent evening at Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale, a plate of the $3 hors d’oeuvres arrived in the standard fashion—hard-boiled, bisected, [...]

Ale You Can Eat: D.C. Chefs Tap into Craft Beer Craze

There’s a very subtle flavor lurking amid the bright dollops of foamy sunshine that surround some juicy cuts of venison on my plate at Ripple in Cleveland Park. It’s hard to put my finger on it, even as I dip that digit into the bubbly yellow glop and dab it on my tongue repeatedly. Beneath [...]

57 Reasons to Hate Homemade Ketchup

There may be no better embodiment of our collective condiment fetish than the National Harbor restaurant simply titled Ketchup. Its U-shaped bar glows in saucy neon red. Its walls feature artworks honoring the squeeze bottle. Its signature dish, the “threesome,” involves three styles of French fries accompanied by six kinds of ketchup—a kinky comfort food [...]

Boundary Stone Opening Tonight In Bloomingdale

New Bloomingdale boite Boundary Stone, arguably the under-served neighborhood's best hope for a decent meal since the shuttering of beleaguered Shaw Tavern, officially opens its doors tonight at 5 p.m. The menu, available online here, promises farm fresh deviled eggs, a Maryland crab roll and a roasted chicken sandwich made with local brew DC Brau. [...]

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