Posts Tagged ‘Fritz Hahn’

Bar Pilar Closing For Renovations

Alongside the temporary December shuttering of the popular Standard barbecue spot and beer garden, 14th Street imbibers will have to make do without another popular boite for a few months: Bar Pilar is closing down on Nov. 27 to allow for construction to begin on its long-planned second-floor expansion. “We’ve already started the [demolition] on […]

Quick Feeding: R.J. Cooper Does His Best Sting Impersonation

Tantric Tasting: Reporting from New York, Young & Hungry alum Todd Kliman takes the first bite into chef R.J. Cooper's pop-up preview of what's in store at Rogue 24, his forthcoming 24-course tasting-menu restaurant in D.C.'s Blagden Alley. Cooper had previously compared the planned culinary circus to a  Widespread Panic concert. Kliman, meanwhile, finds it […]

Quick Feeding: Pho Advice and Flooded Venues in Georgetown

Pho Formula: Here's some sound advice for any place that serves pho: "Don’t skimp on the broth or beef, keep it under $9, and I will be in there twice a week. That is all." [PoP] Waterlogged: If you had plans to head down to Washington Harbour in Georgetown to enjoy a drink or meal […]

Quick Feeding: Fritz Hahn Should Offer Classes in Not Annoying Fritz

On the Fritz's Nerves: If you ever want to agitate veteran Washington Post nightlife scribe Fritz Hahn at a bar like ChurchKey, occupy valuable bar real estate with empty drinks, tell the bartender "[n]o, we're good right now" when asked if you'd like another, and turn your back. Hahn might yell at you, but most […]

Biergarten Haus Will Open May 14

Let the countdown commence! The much-anticipated Biergarten Haus will open a week from today. We've long lamented the absence of a German beer garden in this city, but no longer. The place looks great. Check out Drew Long's post at DCFoodies for a preview. (See Going Out Guru Fritz Hahn's piece for more pictures.) The […]

Brasserie Beck’s Late-Night Happy Hour Starts This Week

The good news started when WaPo's Going Out Guru Fritz Hahn spread the word about Brasserie Beck's special January daily happy hour. The tune got even sweeter when Beck beer maestro Thor Cheston granted Mike Dolan's plea on DC Beer that the happy hour become permanent. This week the story gets even better. In addition to […]

We Are All Just Pawns in Birch & Barley’s World

Believe it or not, there has been other news in the world this week, aside from the opening of Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, the long-awaited Neighborhood Restaurant Group project on 14th Street NW. You wouldn't know it, though, from all the local food coverage, which has devoted a ton of server space to detailing every nook […]

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