Posts Tagged ‘The Passenger’

70 Tons of Sand at New York Avenue Beach Bar

Too lazy to make it to the beach this weekend? It's ok, the beach is coming to you. What started as a joke between The Passenger co-owner and bartender Tom Brown and his buddies about bringing the beach to the city has now become a 70-ton pit of sand off New York Avenue with daiquiris, […]

What To Eat Tonight: Short Ribs and Pilsner Urquell at Station 4

The latest local restaurant to get into the beer dinner game is Southwest D.C.'s Station 4, which tonight launches a new Monday night special: three courses with sudsy pairings for $30 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Granted, the three featured brews aren't all that eclectic. We're talking about mainstream labels Peroni, Pilsner Urquell and […]

What To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Brunch For Charity at Jack Rose

On Saturday, Jack Rose hosts a brunch-time precursor to this year's splashy Taste of the Nation charity event. Cooks from some of D.C.'s top eateries, including Belga Café, Café Saint-Ex, Bar Pilar, Domku, and Shake Shack, are preparing the food, while noted mixologists Gina Chersevani, Rachel Sergi, Chantal Tseng and David Fritzler handle cocktails. And […]

What To Eat (& Drink) Tonight: Brisket & Beer at Standard

Tonight: After a short winter hibernation, popular 14th Street barbecue joint and beer garden Standard fires up the smokers again this evening. Chef and co-owner Tad Curtz has big plans for new menu items later into the spring season—stuff like lamb shoulder, cornish game hens, and crispy cheeks. But, for now, he'll be barbecuing the […]

What To Eat Tonight: Food Truck Fare & Fine Wines at National Press Club

Tonight: Street food and fine wines might seem an unusual coupling. But think of it as a sign of just how far D.C.'s food truck scene has come. Tonight, six of city's roving grub vendors will have their pedestrian eats paired with select wines at the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Restaurant. Participating food trucks […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fancy-Ass Burgers Edition

D.C. reps BGR: The Burger Joint and Good Stuff Eatery come up short at the South Beach Burger Bash. [Burger Days] Check out the “fancy-ass” burgers at Poste Moderne Brasserie. [BYT] Bryan Voltaggio's new Friendship Heights eatery will be called Range. [WBJ via NBC Washington] Caterer Frederik De Pue is opening a restaurant called Table […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Firehouse Foodstuffs Edition

It's "Burger Week" at Belga Cafe. [Burger Days] Another beefy development: Z Burger has opened on the Southwest waterfront. [Prince of Petworth] Converted firehouse Sixth Engine opens Feb. 10 for dinner. Expect grilled tenderloin with black truffles and foie gras pierogi, among other items. [Urban Daddy] H Street's latest eatery Boundary Road opens Feb. 13. […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Garden & Gun Edition

Cedric Maupillier's Mintwood Place opens Jan. 29 in Adams Morgan. Here's a sneak peek at the menu and check out the tagliatelle bolognese pictured above. [Eater DC] Cookie-themed café Uncle Chip's has opened in Truxton Circle [Prince of Petworth] Oh, truck it: The guys behind nightspots Ultrabar, Lima, and Barcode are launching two new food […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Three-Alarm Crunch Edition

The Food Network show Heat Seekers tackles DC-3's Q's Seoul Bulgogi & Kimchi Dog (pictured) and Three-Alarm Cruncher. [HuffPo] A peak inside Irish Whiskey [Washingtonian] St. Arnold's Mussel Bar opens tonight in Cleveland Park [Uptown Girl] From General Tso's to Buffalo-style: some new sweetbreads at Cafe Saint-Ex. [Twitter] The gang behind Petworth's forthcoming Chez Billy […]

Cocktail Kvetching: D.C.’s Best Bars Snubbed By Food & Wine

Food & Wine has released its list of the "50 Best Bars In America." And, just like in national politics, D.C. representation is sorely lacking. Only one hotbed of booze in the entire District merits a mention on the vaunted list: The Passenger/Columbia Room near Mt. Vernon Square. Alexandria's PX, meanwhile, earns a nod on […]

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