Posts Tagged ‘inauguration’

D.C. Restaurant Week Pushed Back to February

The Washington Business Journal is reporting that this winter's D.C. Restaurant Week promotion will be pushed back to February, in deference to the Barack Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20. The move makes sense to me: The D.C. dining market will be flooded with hundreds of thousands of tourists in mid-January, the traditional period for this […]

Inauguration Eats: What Restaurants Are Doing to Celebrate Obama

As the inauguration approaches, and threatens to turn our town into one giant parking lot, we'll start scouring the town (well, the Web, too) to unearth the most interesting eats out there to celebrate Barack Obama's first day in office. This handy little compendium of ideas comes courtesy of ZagatBuzz, D.C. edition. Among other tidbits, […]

How to Influence Meddlesome Senators Over Our Extended Inauguration Drinking

Mark Bucher does not need a publicist to tell him whether he can tell a joke in public, which is one reason why, aside from his namesake sandwich, I like the founder and co-owner of BGR: The Burger Joint in Bethesda. Earlier this week, I went trolling for comments from chefs/mixologists/bartenders about Sens. Dianne Feinstein […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits from the Young & Hungry Blog

The top content as selected by you, the readers, of the Young & Hungry blog: Organic Pancakes in a Can! Texas Brisket on Saturday D.C. Corn Bread Is Not a Dessert What Are the Coming Food Trends for 2009? Turkey Legs! Enology's Chris Cunningham on Expanded Drinking Hours During the Inauguration Tiffany Short on […]

Tiffany Short on Expanded Drinking Hours During the Inauguration

Tiffany Short is the former mixologist at PS 7's who, earlier this year, got our nod for Best Use of Infused Vodka. Short is now at The Gibson, Eric Hilton's new, intimate speakeasy-like watering hole located next to his Belgian-soul food outpost, Marvin, on 14th Street NW. Short had a few hilarious thoughts on the […]

The Audacity of Hops: The Attraction of a Well-Timed Pun

Sam Chapple-Sokol sounds like a smart, funny dude if this e-mail interview with Obama Foodorama is any indication. Chapple-Sokol is the young Washingtonian behind the nanobrew with the cosmic name, The Audacity of Hops. The beer is reportedly made with Challenger and Progress hops; roasted coffee beans from Kenya, Indonesia, and Hawaii; Victory malt and […]

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 […]