Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Lounge’

Young & Hungry’s Guide to D.C. Beer Week

Stock up on water and aspirin! Now in its fourth year, D.C. Beer Week kicks off this Sunday with more than 100 events throughout the District and northern Virginia. The highlights below, by type of event, are my suggestions for the best ways to wreck your liver next week. A complete daily list of beer dinners, small dish pairings, […]

What To Eat Tonight: Cheap Wings At Cap Lounge, Cheap Coffee at Union Station

A lot has changed at Capitol Lounge over the years. A 2005 fire consumed much of the kitschy decor, including a vast collection of soccer scarfs and political paraphernalia adorning the walls. Well, save for the longstanding Marion Barry campaign sign in the stairwell. The menu is a lot different, too, with executive chef Teddy […]

The Sauce Remains The Same: A Taste of Old Times at Capitol Lounge

"The heat really slows you down,” a victorious Jay Gorman declared after devouring a total of 53 chicken wings in 10 minutes to take the top prize at the first annual "Fire Breathing Wing Eating contest" on Tuesday night at Capitol Lounge. (Cloture Club has more on the contest here.) The charity event, benefiting the […]

Capitol Lounge Commemorates Disastrous Inferno With ‘Fire Breathing’ Wings-Eating Contest

It's been six years since an errant lit cigarette turned beloved watering hole Capitol Lounge into a fiery inferno and forever changed this columnist's opinion on smoking bans. (Y&H is referring to the first Cap Lounge fire, mind you, not the second blaze.) To commemorate this dubious date in D.C. drinking den history, the twice-burned […]

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Picks for Friday & Saturday

This year's D.C. Beer Week is beginning to wind down, but hopefully you aren't. There are still two full days of craft beer madness and more than 35 interesting to-do's with tasty brews to choose from. Below are my picks for Friday and Saturday, but be sure to check out the full calendar after the jump. […]

No Joke: Comedians Host Benefit for Tune Inn

Employees of charred Capitol Hill institution the Tune Inn will benefit from not one but two charity fundraisers. Beyond Friday's benefit, another one, featuring the musings of local comics, is scheduled for next week at neighboring watering hole Capitol Lounge—an apt location, given the previous fires at that place. Full details after the jump.

Wednesday’s Beerspotter Picks for D.C. Beer Week

Readers have been quick to point out that not all Beer Week events are created equal. While draft rarities and discount specials are always welcome, a $5 pint hardly constitutes a special night unto itself, even if D.C. drink prices often approach Ticketmaster-level robbery. The best things in life are free, so start with some […]

D.C. Beer Week Starts Friday: What’s In Store?

Early this month we posted a sneak peek at D.C. Beer Week, a celebration that will feature craft beer focused events and specials at bars and restaurants starting this Friday, August 20, and running through Saturday, August 28. There are already over 40 special events planned for the second annual city-wide craft beer festival. Your […]

Get Ready: D.C. Beer Week 2010 Is Coming

Last year local beer enthusiasts enjoyed the first official D.C. Beer Week, organized by Teddy Folkman of Granville Moore's fame and a host of other local beer industry insiders. The hangover-inspiring sequel is planned to run from Friday, August 20, to Saturday, August 28 this year, and the week is shaping up nicely. In addition […]

Joe Englert Offers a REAL Tribute to the Dean of D.C. Liquor Lawyers

Mr. H Street himself, Joe Englert, called Y&H last week to bitch about what he felt was a  fawning tribute to Dimitri Mallios, the "dean" of D.C. liquor lawyers. Englert thought the item didn't capture Mallios' humor, his ballsy honesty, and his ability to get shit done despite a daunting D.C. bureaucracy. Englert wanted to […]

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