Posts Tagged ‘drinking’

Stay Out Drinking an Hour Later Tomorrow Night

Bars, restaurants, and nightclubs will be able to sell booze until 4 a.m. Sunday morning—an extra hour than the usual last call on weekends. This is the first daylight saving time in D.C. where businesses don't have to register with the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and pay a fee to extend their hours. Previously, liquor-serving […]

Where to Drink Late at Night During Inauguration Week, Mapped

View Inaugural Late Drinking 2013 in a full screen map Ready to party until 4 a.m.? Tonight through Jan. 22, more than 150 bars in D.C. will be able to serve booze until 4 a.m. and stay open as long as they want. The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration approved the extended hours as part of […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Y&H is getting a little misty-eyed, which is totally not allowed at Washington City Paper. I'm heading into my final two days in this esteemed (well, more like skanky) chair, and I'm realizing for the first time that this will be my last issue of the weekly Greatest Hits. So can I tell you a […]

On the Rocks: Can America Learn to Drink Intelligently?

We had just spent the evening dancing and drinking to the subdudes at the State Theatre. I don’t remember how much Carrie or I had to drink. Maybe we were drunk. Maybe we weren’t. It didn’t matter. Neither one of us was counting drinks; the very act of quantifying our consumption would have diminished our […]

Food News You Can Use: The Heavy Drinking Issue

So much for the summer doldrums. Let's get right into the news. Dino owner Dean Gold wants to open a second restaurant, this one with more beer. [TBD] The new Metrocurean is born! [Metrocurean, duh] This just in, bro: Heavy drinking will extend your life. [Time]

Jim Breuer on Why You Puke When Drunk

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Some Recommended Reading…

Two recent pieces about alcohol, while not exactly beer-related, are worthy enough to bring to your attention. The first, by the New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell, challenges our assumptions that alcohol consumption dulls experience and makes the drinker less attuned to his immediate environment. Instead, Gladwell argues, alcohol's real effects are to encourage a kind of […]

You Think You Drank a Lot Over the Memorial Day Weekend?

Not that you should care, but for the first time in years, Y&H has given himself permission not to read a food-related book. Instead, I'm burying my nose in an earlier work by Bill Buford, who has written a great food book in the past. Some friends gave me a copy of Buford's Among the […]

Drink Up! It’s the 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

Everyone seems to be marking the 75th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment, which repealed that disgusting American experiment in ruining a good drunk. Some of the more interesting stories include:

Enology’s Chris Cunningham on Expanded Drinking Hours During the Inauguration

The D.C. Council yesterday gave the green light for extra boozing in the days leading up to Obama's inauguration. Sounds great for those on the sit-down side of the bar. But what do bartenders, mixologists, and watering-hole GMs think? I'm going to find out over the next few weeks. First up: Chris Cunningham, current GM […]