Posts Tagged ‘Hank’s Oyster Bar’

Hank’s Oyster Bar, Now With More Bar

If you've ever had trouble snagging a drink at the bar at Hank's Oyster Bar in Dupont, here's a little bit of good news for you: The restaurant is converting the eight-seat charcuterie bar in its nautically themed upstairs lounge, well, a booze bar. It's called The Up Bar, it'll have cocktails and a limited […]

Molecular Astronomy

José Andrés’ Minibar is back and more expensive than ever. Instead of a piddly $150 per person, the 20-plus course tasting now costs $225 (before tax and tip). What else could you eat around D.C. for that kind of cash? Here are some suggestions: Graphic by Carey Jordan

Shell Raiser

Air Force colonel-turned-oyster farmer Bruce Wood pilots his boat from his dock toward a tiny island in the middle of Nomini Creek in Virginia’s Northern Neck. “Now, here’s a dichotomy,” says Wood, wearing a bright pink shirt and khaki shorts, as the wind blows back his hair on a recent Saturday. “I was in charge […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Hank’s Oyster Bar Get Its Patio Back

It's been three months since Alcoholic Beverage Control investigators forced Hank's Oyster Bar in Dupont to shut down a portion of its patio amidst a dispute with a handful of nearby residents over the restaurant’s termination of its voluntary agreement with the neighborhood. Tonight, Hank's is finally getting its full patio back. Owner Jamie Leeds learned […]

Hank’s Dranks: An Annotated Menu

Mixologist Gina Chersevani uses some unusual techniques and ingredients on the cocktail menu at the new Hank's Oyster Bar on Capitol Hill. Here's a breakdown: Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Hank’s on the Hill is Almost Here

Hank's Oyster Bar opens its third location on Capitol Hill on Monday. The centerpiece of the New England beach cottage-esque space is the 20-seat "Eddy Bar" where mixology queen Gina Chervsevani, a partner in the restaurant, will prepare her signature cocktails. Meanwhile, chef and owner Jamie Leeds has some new dishes in store, including a […]

Vince Gray Dines at Hank’s Oyster Bar

Mayor Vince Gray and his girlfriend Linda Greene ate dinner at Hank's Oyster Bar last Thursday to show support for the Dupont restaurant in its battle with a handful of neighbors over the termination of its voluntary agreement with the neighborhood. The dispute resulted in the Alcoholic Beverage Control board forcing Hank's to shut down […]

Hank’s Oyster Spar

This past weekend, the brunch crowd sipped Bloody Marys and chatted over lobster rolls and French toast on Hank’s Oyster Bar’s packed patio. Or rather, half-packed. Twenty of the 40 seats on the restaurant’s newly expanded outdoor seating area are gone, leaving an empty, fenced-in concrete slab. A large sign posted there reads: “THIS AREA […]