Posts Tagged ‘Pizzeria Paradiso’

Why August Is Pumpkin Beer Season

It's late summer, which mean's it's time for pumpkin beer. Yes, really.

What Matters More: The Quest for New Beer, or the Beer?

Sure, you love beer. When you head to the bar for happy hour with friends, you carefully consider the draft, can, and bottle lists. You often order something you’ve never tasted, just to see what it’s like. You might have gotten into the habit of filling a growler at a brewery every weekend, or stopping […]

Change of Guard for Pizzeria Paradiso’s Beer Program

Pizzeria Paradiso bar manager Greg Jasgur is leaving his post after 10 years with the restaurant to move to Portland, Maine. Taking his place will be Sam Fitz, who formerly ran the beer programs at Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel. "I love D.C. and love Paradiso and am proud of what I've done there," says Jasgur. "But for […]

Restaurants and Bars Fuel a Cottage Industry of Chalk Artists

Chantal Tseng is looking at pictures of cartoon lions on her phone. She wants to draw a comic feline on the chalkboard that hangs at the front of the sherry- and ham-obsessed Mockingbird Hill in Shaw, which she runs with her husband, Derek Brown. But she’s not quite sure how to sketch a convincing big […]

Gird Your Liver! It’s Savor Week

Tickets to this weekend's Savor beer festival, one of the brewing community's most anticipated events of the year, may be long gone. But if you're not going, that doesn't mean your buzz needs to suffer. For the fifth year in a row, bars and restaurants throughout D.C. are taking advantage of having so many talented American […]

Where Women Can Get 23 Percent Discounts Today

In an effort to bring attention to the wage gap between men and women, a handful of D.C. restaurants and bars are offering 23 percent discounts* today. The idea is to “call attention to the fact that women still make 77 cents to a man’s dollar,” according to local group Lean In DC, which organized […]

Pizzeria Paradiso’s Cookbook is Here

Fans of Pizzeria Paradiso don't necessarily have to wait for a table to try one of owner Ruth Gresser's Neapolitan-style pies anymore. Gresser has just released a pizza-making cookbook with Quarry Books called Kitchen Workshop—Pizza, the first in the publisher's series of how-to cooking guides. The book covers everything from dough basics to sauce-making, plus recipes for some […]

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Weekend Edition

It's that magical time of year: DC Beer Week. "Beer week, again?" you might ask. Yeah, there seems to be some kind of beer week every few months, with plenty of bars to visit and brews to try. But this one is the official one, worthy of your attention. In its fifth year, DC Beer Week […]

License to Swill: D.C.’s Unique Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who Isn’t Happy?

The Beer Issue Lager Rhythms How a Homebrewer Resurrected a Classic D.C. Lager Ready and Labeled What Would These Draft Beers Look Like in Cans and Bottles Ale Together Now The Brewer Collaborations You'll Want to Try During DC Beer Week Cask and Tell The Barrel-Aged Revolution How to Spend DC Beer Week Pizzeria Paradiso […]

Ale Together Now: Beer Collaborations During DC Beer Week

The Beer Issue Lager Rhythms How a Homebrewer Resurrected a Classic D.C. Lager Ready and Labeled What Would These Draft Beers Look Like in Cans and Bottles License to Swill D.C.’s Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who Isn’t Happy? Cask and Tell The Barrel-Aged Revolution How to Spend DC Beer Week […]

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