Posts Tagged ‘Room 11’

What To Eat Tonight: Skipjack-Sauced Shrimp at Watershed

On the menu tonight: Chef Todd Gray is grilling oysters and cranking out crispy red cabbage spring rolls and Skipjack-sauced at Watershed’s Mardi Gras celebration. Tickets are $75. Those on the look out for some New Orleans tradition on a tighter budget have plenty of oyster specials to choose from. Also, Friday is bao night […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Boozy Horchata Edition

Are the city's proposed “vending development zones” dangerous to the future of food trucks? [WaPo] Want some hooch with your horchata? Room 11's got you covered. [Metrocurean] No, crepes are not the new cupcake. [The Hill Is Home] Here are some tips on getting that last-minute Valentine's Day reservation. [Borderstan] Add Blind Dog Cafe to […]

More Room At Room 11: Tiny Eatery Takes Over Adjacent Retailer

Cozy Columbia Heights boîte and newbie brunch spot Room 11 has managed to snag some much needed extra elbow room. The owners announced Tuesday that they have signed a lease to take over the adjoining ex-Jeans 'n' Things space and expect to fully incorporate the added square footage by the summer. Neighborhood blog New Columbia […]

This Weekend: Green Eggs & Ham at Room 11 & More

Tiny but mighty popular wine bar Room 11 in Columbia Heights is trying something new this weekend: Sunday brunch. "We've been wanting to do it for a long time," says chef and co-owner Ben Gilligan."But, logistically, it's a bit of a headache. It's hard for us to do it in the summer because I have […]

This Week: Norwegian Rarities at Paradiso, KBS Release at ChurchKey, Homebrew Competition at Meridian Pint, Beer Class at Washington Wine Academy & Old Dominion Meet & Greet at RFD

It is a fantastic week for enjoying craft beer in (and just outside) the District with plenty of opportunities to warm up your whistle for St. Patrick's Day. Read on for my recommendations or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. PICKS OF THE WEEK On Monday Pizzeria Paradiso in […]

This Week: Rare Casks at the Big Hunt & ChurchKey, Beer Dinners All Over

It's another fantastic week for enjoying beer in the District, with two rare cask nights and more beer dinners than you can shake a tallboy at. Read on for some tantalizing details, or click on an event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. On Monday the Big Hunt in Dupont Circle will have a cask […]

This Week: Tuppers Celebrate 20,000th Beer, Meridian Pint Debuts Own Brew & D.C. Gets A Whole Lotta Hopslam

This week was front-loaded with a ton of beery events on Monday and Tuesday. A few notes to whet your appetite below, but click around in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar for the pertinent details. Monday was a holiday, and hopefully you had the good sense to contemplate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

This Week: Stillwater & Mikkeller Collaboration Casks at ChurchKey & Rustico, Session Beers at RFD and Jolly Pumpkin at Room 11

It's a quiet week  for beer events, as we let the dust of New Year's revelry settle before taking on the New Year in beer. A few events will likely pop up as the week progresses, so check back (or just subscribe already) to see updates on the D.C. Beer Events Calendar. Tonight, take the Beerspotter's […]

Beerspotter’s Top 5 Beers of 2010

My New Year's resolution for 2011 is to be an omnivorous drinker: to appreciate beer in both quality and quantity. I had long been beguiled by promises of sexier beer—aged in bourbon, wine, brandy, and raw oak barrels; inoculated with yeast strains from far-off lands; infused with enough hops to endanger the species—but for every […]

This Week: European Brews at Wisdom, Pursuers of Hops at the Brick & Great Lakes Dinner at Commonwealth

Once again we bring you the week in organized beer fun. Read on for our picks but for details on any event click on it in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above.