Posts Tagged ‘ChurchKey’

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Weekend Edition

It's that magical time of year: DC Beer Week. "Beer week, again?" you might ask. Yeah, there seems to be some kind of beer week every few months, with plenty of bars to visit and brews to try. But this one is the official one, worthy of your attention. In its fifth year, DC Beer Week […]

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 […]

A Brew for Boobs

Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be anything left to turn pink this month, four local brewers are raising money for cancer research by creating—yep—pink beer. Lost Rhino Brewing Company in Ashburn, Va., is collaborating with Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Vintage 50 in Leesburg, Va., and D.C.'s forthcoming Bluejacket brewery to release a special […]

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, […]

Four Cheers for 3 Stars, on Tap Tonight

3 Stars Brewing Company is hosting its official launch today at 4 p.m. at ChurchKey. The Takoma brewery will unveil its first three beers on draft: a Belgian-style saison called Urban Farmhouse, an imperial brown ale called The Southern Belle, and an American imperial porter called Pandemic Porter. 3 Stars will also have five specialty […]

Blistered Peppers: So Hot Right Now

One of the hottest dishes around town is also one of the simplest: small whole roasted peppers, soft and full of seeds with tinges of char. ChurchKey serves fire-roasted shishito peppers with an addictive sweet spicy harissa peanut "dippy sauce" for $6.50. Jackie's Restaurant in Silver Spring has them with robiola cheese and aged cherry […]

Birch & Barley Chef Forages Ingredients for Bluejacket Beer Series

How have Megan Parisi and Greg Engert, the duo behind forthcoming brewery Bluejacket, spent their time preparing for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group's newest venture? We'll have the chance to find out this week. At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, ChurchKey will unveil Bluejacket's first five collaboration beers on draft, including one from its "Sidewalk Series" brewed with locally foraged […]

3 Stars Brewing Company Begins Production for August Launch

Last week, 3 Stars Brewing Company's Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman began brewing beer that will soon be in bars and restaurants across the city. Having obtained its final permits earlier this month, 3 Stars is the latest in a wave of sudsy start-ups in the area, and the third production brewery to open inside the District after DC […]

The Super List: Beers to Try This Summer

When D.C. weather is as hot and sticky as it has been the past few weeks, staying inside and popping open a cold one is about the only thing you can do. I keep track of all the suds I consume and from time to time offer a "Super List" of the ones I feel […]

What To Eat Tonight: Skinny-Sized Singapore Slaw at Zentan

Beyond his flowing locks, good looks and star turn on Top Chef Masters, celebrity chef Susur Lee is perhaps best known for his Singapore slaw, a colorful and towering pile of some 19 different ingredients. The tantalizing laundry list generally includes taro root, red onion, rice vermicelli, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, toasted sesame seeds, hazelnuts, fennel, […]