Posts Tagged ‘PX’

Bar Sprawl

Todd Thrasher pulls a lighter out of his pocket and holdsthe flame to a slice of grapefruit rind. There’s a tiny poof of black smoke as he rubs aromatic oils around the rim of a glass, using the rind to stir the orange drink with Aperol, gin, Macchu Pisco, and five drops of salt water. […]

Chef Cathal Armstrong Can Kick Your Ass

Chef and restaurateur Cathal Armstrong may not have won at this year's James Beard or RAMMY awards, but he's going for another type of gold—in taekwondo. Armstrong, who is a blue betl, and his family flew into Dallas yesterday to compete in the weeklong USA Taekwondo National Championships. He started the sport more than a year […]

James Beard Loves D.C.: Local Semifinalists For Foodie Oscars Announced

The esteemed James Beard Foundation today announced a bevy of semifinalists for its coveted chef and restaurant awards and the D.C.-area food scene is well represented. Eater DC has a comprehensive breakdown. Among the noms: Fiola and Little Serow each get a nod in the "Best New Restaurant" category. Palena's Frank Ruta is in the […]

GQ Drinks in D.C.

Another day, another completely unscientific ranking of something or another by a glossy men's magazine! Today, it's GQ, out with "the 25 best cocktail bars in America." Cue overhyped intro: If you haven't noticed, we are in the middle of a cocktail revolution in this country. A wave of bitters and tinctures and hard-to-find spirits […]

A Rickey Without Lime Wins the Rickey Contest. Y&H Wants Some Answers!

The upstairs room at Bourbon in Adams Morgan was packed Monday night with bartenders, mixologists, restaurateurs, journalists, and even the occasional priest. They were all there to knock back a cocktail or two and find out who makes the best Rickey in the region. It was the D.C. Craft Bartenders Guild's annual celebration of the […]

The Dining Guide Addendum: Great Places to Wet Your Whistle

Sometimes, if I've enjoyed way, way too many calories for breakfast, lunch, or whatever that meal is that I occasionally eat in the middle of the afternoon, I will partake of a liquid dinner. You know what I'm talking about. So where can one enjoy a little liquid refreshment and perhaps some snackage, should the urge […]