Posts Tagged ‘Granville Moore’s’

Why August Is Pumpkin Beer Season

It's late summer, which mean's it's time for pumpkin beer. Yes, really.

Why Can’t People Stop Stealing From D.C.’s Restaurants?

Peter Ogburn’s life of crime began with a copper mug stuffed down his pants. The radio producer was drinking a Moscow mule at the bar at Senart’s Oyster and Chop House not long after its 2011 opening when the impulse struck him: He’d always wanted one of the shiny cups but had no idea where […]

License to Swill: D.C.’s Unique Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who Isn’t Happy?

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The Waits Are Too Damn Long: With So Many New Restaurants, Why Is It Still So Hard to Get a Table?

It’s a 50-degree spring Friday the weekend before Memorial Day. Empty streets and unanswered phone calls show how many people skipped town for a long weekend, and Congress has just departed for a nine-day recess. How hard could it possibly be to get a table for two? As an experiment, I walk up and down 14th […]

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 […]

Standards & Pours: Why Did the D.C. Government Try to Enforce Imaginary Alcohol Portion Laws?

Around 1:30 p.m. a few Saturdays ago, two inspectors from the D.C. Office of Weights and Measures entered The Big Board on H Street NE pulling a dolly with a crate full of beakers. The inspectors told chef Andrew Gregory, the manager on site, that they were there to make sure the bar was pouring […]

Let’s Do Lunch: When Is It Worth Opening Up For Mid-Day Meal Service?

Granville Moore’s started as a place for mussel dinners and late-night beers. Now, five years after it opened, it’s aiming for something new. As the sidewalk chalkboard brags when I walk into the H Street NE restaurant, “LUNCH BUT BETTER!” Two people are already drinking at the bar when I pull up a stool at […]

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, […]

Brew In Town: Hof Ten Dormaal White Gold

Hof Ten Dormaal White Gold Where In Town: Granville Moore’s, 1238 H St. NE Price: $6.50/12 ounces (during happy hour) The Great Ale Robbery Going to a Belgian-themed beer bar is a good way to give your wallet the fiscal equivalent of a clobbering by Jean-Claude Van Damme. If, however, you would like to avoid […]

Belgian Beer Pros Battle It Out in Blind Taste Test

In honor of Belgian Restaurant Week, we wanted to see how well three Belgian beer pros know their stuff. So we blindfolded them and forced them to drink. Granville Moore's beverage director Matt LeBarron, Brasserie Beck beer director Maxwell Lipp, and Belga Cafe bar manager Jay Traylor gathered at Brasserie Beck for the blind taste […]

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