Posts Tagged ‘Sidebar’

Five Scary Halloween Cocktails

Bartenders already go crazy when it comes to naming cocktails. But on Halloween, all hell breaks loose (which we're pretty sure is already on a drink menu somewhere). Here are some spooky sips around town: Devil's Swamp Water, $11, Fuego Cocina y Tequileria Sauza Silver, house-made kiwi and mint agua fresca, ginger simple syrup The [...]

Cocktail Guess: Make Me a Drink Worthy of an Olympic Gold Medal

Where: Sidebar, 8081 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring Bartender Response: Laughter What We Got: A “Private Dancer” with berry-infused Plymouth gin, agave syrup, and lemon juice, garnished with a basil leaf Price: $10 How It Tasted: Our drinking companion described it as “Smarties in a glass.” The drink was fruity and tart, and the large, flat [...]

The Latest in Bar Trends: ‘Shrubs’ and ‘Picklebacks’

This weekend while walking the streets of Chinatown, I ran into Tom Brown standing outside the Passenger. He was trying to absorb the last few rays of  sunshine before taking his turn behind the bar. We got to talking, and he mentioned the latest madness among bar drinkers: those who ask for a shot of [...]

Tiffany Short Leaves the Gibson, Heads Back Home to Austin

When Tiffany Short applied for a job at the Black Cat, she wasn't even old enough to drink. The Texas transplant was a few weeks shy of her 21st birthday. The owners made her wait until she was officially legal before hiring her to flip burgers at the 14th Street NW club. Over the course [...]

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