Posts Tagged ‘Jon Arroyo’

The Latest Artisanal Trend in D.C. Restaurants? Branded Booze

Iron Gate, Founding Farmers, Kapnos, The Red Hen, The Passenger, and more all have their own private labels.

Founding Farmers Restaurant Group Now Has Its Own Gin

There's hardly a food or drink item that restaurants don't attempt to make in-house these days. So why not distill their own booze too? The team behind Founding Farmers and Farmers Fishers Bakers has been doing just that with the help of Copper Fox Distillery in Sperryville, Va. In 2009, Farmers Restaurant Group released its […]

LivingSocial’s New Password-Required Speakeasy

LivingSocial is opening a speakeasy at 918 F St. NW. Every Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., beginning tomorrow, the daily deal company will open up the basement bar of its event space to the public for cocktails and bar bites. And like an old-school speakeasy, you'll need a password to enter. […]

There’s a Barrel of Difference Between Founding Farmers and Wasmund’s Whiskies

Last week, having found bliss in a bottle of Founding Farmers Rye Whisky, I decided to compare the label on this custom-made spirit to the one on Wasmund's Rye Spirit, since the latter's distillery produces both whiskies. I found no discernable differences between the labels.  Late last week, while still waiting for Founding Farmers’ chief mixologist Jon Arroyo to return my […]

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