Posts Tagged ‘Bourbon Steak’

D.C.’s Most Expensive Burgers

The city’s most expensive burger still uses good ol’ American cheese.

Remixology: Make Us a Drink With Doritos

Doritos go surprisingly well with vodka, whiskey, and milk.

Spin and Tonic: How D.C. Bartenders Hawk Booze for Big Brands

Jo-Jo Valenzuela pulls out a big red leather briefcase and places it in front of him on the The Partisan’s bar. “I’m going to be very disappointed if there’s not a mass amount of money in there,” says the guy in a tie to his left, who’s having dinner solo. “You’ll be very, very disappointed,” […]

Drink Your Veggies

It’s finally spring—but if you don’t believe the weather, check your highball glass. You’ll find a farmers’ market’s worth of vegetables in seasonal cocktails around town. And none of them is a bloody mary. CELERY Bourbon Steak: Head bartender Jamie MacBain created his Skaal cocktail while working in Portland, Ore. The mix of celery juice, […]

Dead Meat: Does D.C. Really Need More Steakhouses?

Washington just can’t seem to escape its reputation as a steak-and-potatoes town. For decades, the stereotypes of lobbyists with expense accounts cavorting over charred chunks of meat have overshadowed the city’s culinary cred. Only in recent years has the District started to erase memories of ribeyes and dudes in suits with its explosion of neighborhood […]

Proof of Purchase: Cocktail Prices Are Reaching New Highs. How Much is Too Much?

Even though I know it’s coming, it’s hard not to feel sticker shock when I get the bill at The Rye Bar in Georgetown’s new Capella hotel. On my tab: a $22 Manhattan and an $18 Old Fashioned. With tax and tip, the whole thing rounds out to $50. For two drinks. Don’t get me […]

Bourbon Steak Manager Sued for Allegedly Calling Customers “Prostitutes”

A Bourbon Steak diner is suing General Manager Mark Politzer and the Mina Group, which owns the restaurant, for allegedly forcing her and others out of the Georgetown establishment and calling them "prostitutes" and "ladies of the night." The lawsuit filed by Kathryn Campbell in D.C. Superior Court on April 26 says that she was […]

Free Munchies

If you’re lucky enough to get something to munch on while you wait for your meal, chances are it’s bread with olive oil or butter. But not every restaurant offers boring,empty carbs. Here are six spots whose appetite-whetters go beyond the bread basket. Popovers, Pâté, and Petit Fours at BLT Steak Before descending on BLT’s […]

Urbana Chef John Critchley Heading to Bourbon Steak

Chef Adam Sobel is out at Michael Mina's Bourbon Steak. Urbana chef John Critchley is in. Eater reported news of Sobel's departure yesterday. Sobel, who's been at the Georgetown restaurant for the past two years, is heading out west to be executive chef and partner at Mina's San Francisco restaurant and wine bar RN74. Critchley […]

Bacon, Not Stirred: Cocktails for Carnivores

Meat is no longer just what’s for dinner. Now, it’s what you drink, too. From veal to venison to foie gras, bartenders are finding ways to create cocktails with ingredients typically only found on the plate. In the age of experimental mixology and whole-animal dining, it seems no ingredient is off-limits. Here’s a look at […]

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