Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Faile’

Spin and Tonic: How D.C. Bartenders Hawk Booze for Big Brands

Jo-Jo Valenzuela pulls out a big red leather briefcase and places it in front of him on the The Partisan’s bar. “I’m going to be very disappointed if there’s not a mass amount of money in there,” says the guy in a tie to his left, who’s having dinner solo. “You’ll be very, very disappointed,” […]

Meat, Meat, and More Meat at The Partisan, Opening Tonight

Garden District isn't the only place in town with a whole pig's head on the menu anymore. The Partisan opens today offering a $75 hog snout served with salsa verde, pickled peppers, and a pig ear salad. The platter is just one of the many things sure to make meat lovers giddy at the Penn […]

Are You Gonna Drink That? Fiola’s Venison Fat-Washed Whiskey Cocktail

The Drink: Deer in the Headlights Where to Get It: Fiola, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; (202) 628-2888; Price: $15 What It Is: A cocktail with venison fat-washed rye whiskey, Averna Amaro, and The Bitter Truth EXR herbal liqueur. It’s the color of dark aged leather. How It’s Made: After Fiola chefs cook venison for […]

What To Eat Tonight: Charity Grub & Suds at Birch & Barley

Talk about a tasty pairing. The gustatory stylings of Rammy Award-winning "Rising Culinary Star of the Year" chef Kyle Bailey and sudsy selections of James Beard Award-nominated "Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional" Greg Engert make for a considerable one-two punch on any given night of the week. But, this particular evening, Birch & Barley's dynamic […]