Posts Tagged ‘local sourcing’

Inside Port City: Alexandria Brewery Debuts New Holiday Ale, Shows Off Its ‘Hop Cannon’

"Everyone else goes dark, we went light," Bill Butcher, owner of Port City Brewing, explained of his new seasonal brew, Tidings Ale, during a tour of the brewery in Alexandria on Tuesday. Instead of concocting a Christmas ale buried in cloves and ginger and cinnamon, head brewer Jonathan Reeves sourced area ingredients for a Belgian style blond ale. […]

Zagat: D.C. Is Full of Good Tippers, Green Eaters

The latest snapshot of D.C.'s dining-out demographic from the newly Google-acquired Zagat Survey tells us the following: We're good tippers: D.C. diners tip 19.3 percent on average. That's slightly higher than the national average (19.2 percent) and also higher than both New York and San Francisco, though Boston, Philadelphia and New Orleans all tip a […]