Posts Tagged ‘Lincoln Restaurant’

Holiday Office Parties Go Big at D.C. Restaurants

Some companies throw down as much as $100,000 on their end of year festivities.

Cellular Gastronomy: Restaurants’ Love-Hate Relationship With Your Phone

When I walk into the International Language Institute, the small, dingy lobby is empty—except for a guy sitting next to the elevator. Is this actually the right way to the new  Dupont “speakeasy” from Good Stuff Eatery’s Spike Mendelsohn and lobbyist/Kabin owner Vinoda Basnayake? It doesn’t look like the entrance to a bar with studded […]

Stall Tactics: Getting It On in Restaurant Restrooms Is More Common Than You Think

When Constantine Stavropoulos first opened Tryst in Adams Morgan, he couldn’t figure out why the wall-mounted sink in the men’s restrooms kept breaking. “I was really going crazy, like what is going on here?” he recalls. Then he came across a website—he doesn’t remember which—that listed Tryst’s restrooms as a hotspot for, well, trysts. “I […]

Olympic Food and Drink Deals Continue

A week and a half remains for Team USA to bring in more gold medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics, which also means a week and a half for you to get Olympic-themed food and drink specials around town.

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 […]

Copper Mug Theft Epidemic Sweeps D.C.

Yesterday, Y&H took a look at the theft of nearly all of Bar Pilar's copper mugs and the extreme measures manager Jonathan Fain has considered to protect them. It turns out the problem is far more rampant than that. Washington's kleptos seem to have a thing for copper mugs. Theft forced Black Jack to stop serving drinks out […]

Eat the Vote: Lincoln Restaurant

Of all the places I've been tonight, Lincoln restaurant has the most spirit. The place is packed and the crowd is going crazy. But the dozens of red and blue balloons can't make up for the mediocre performance of both candidates in the food department. But it's getting late and I have a feeling you're […]

Drink The Vote

The stomach is not only the way to the heart: At some establishments, it’s also the way to your vote. Several area restaurants are getting in on election mania by offering Democratic- and Republican-themed drinks—and subsequently tallying sales to help predict the election. (Because the amount of blue curaçao in your cocktail is directly proportionate […]

The President Ate Here: What Happens When Barack Obama Dines Out?

It was just after 1 p.m. on a recent Friday when the rumors began to circulate that a VIP guest was coming. Before long, police had blocked off a section of H Street NE, and a big white tent appeared in front of Smith Commons. Crowds swarmed around the edge of the barrier taking photos. […]

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