Posts Tagged ‘Southern Efficiency’

Meet the Guy Who’s Bringing a Vinegar Revolution to D.C.

Daniel Liberson forages for elderflower, wild chamomile, and other lesser known plants for his Lindera Farms Vinegar.

The 10 Wackiest Repurposed Items in Restaurant Decor

Reclaimed barnwood? Psh. Restaurants have been using that for years now. But designers of many new eating and drinking establishments are finding plenty of other repurposed items to integrate into the decor. Behold, some of the most ridiculous, and occasionally awesome, recycled light fixtures, stools, purse hooks, and more. Tractor seat stools at Southern Efficiency: Windows and […]

Try This: Coke and Peanuts at Southern Efficiency

The South's contributions to great drinking go far beyond whiskey. At Derek Brown's newest Shaw bar, Southern Efficiency, you'll also find another beloved beverage from below the Mason-Dixon line: Coca-Cola and peanuts. "You mean, like, peanut-infused Coke?" I asked the bartender. (Hey, such are the times we live in.) Nope, the $5 drink is literally […]

Three’s Company

Call it the Derek Brown bar crawl: Oysters and bubbly at Eat The Rich, ham and sherry at Mockingbird Hill, and fried catfish and whiskey at Southern Efficiency. The bar impresario, of The Passenger fame, and his partner Angie Salame have now completed their trifecta of bars on 7th Street NW in Shaw—all within a […]

Derek Brown’s New Whiskey Bar, Southern Efficiency, Opens Saturday

The Passenger's Derek Brown and partner Angie Salame will complete their Shaw bar trifecta tomorrow with the debut of Southern Efficiency. The Southern-inspired whiskey bar joins Mockingbird Hill and Eat The Rich—all opened within little more than six months. Southern Efficiency gets its name from the John F. Kennedy quote: "Washington is a city of Southern […]

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