Posts Tagged ‘The Pug’

Standards & Pours: Why Did the D.C. Government Try to Enforce Imaginary Alcohol Portion Laws?

Around 1:30 p.m. a few Saturdays ago, two inspectors from the D.C. Office of Weights and Measures entered The Big Board on H Street NE pulling a dolly with a crate full of beakers. The inspectors told chef Andrew Gregory, the manager on site, that they were there to make sure the bar was pouring […]

The Pug’s VP Debate Drinking Guide

The bar that brought you "Marion Berry's [sic] Dirty Asian Summer Punch" is getting political again for tonight's VP debate. Titan of Trinidad brings to our attention the fact that H Street NE bar The Pug has created are sure-to-get-you-wasted drinking guide for the Paul Ryan/Joe Biden showdown. The rules include drinking anytime Ryan or […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Last Night’s Leftovers: Elusive Vegan Eclair Edition

Sticky Fingers' Doron Petersan makes all sorts of vegan treats. Two she hasn't quite perfected yet: eclairs and macaroons. [HuffPo] The former El Sol Mexican restaurant in Shaw is slated to become a tavern. [Prince of Petworth] Construction begins soon on Niall Cooper and Lindsey Morse’s BakeHouse shop at 14th and T Streets NW. Yes, […]

This Week in Beer: Rare Maine Brews at Meridian Pint, Bell’s Dinner at RFD, Sixpoint at The Pug & More

Here's the weekly listing of organized beer fun in and around the District. Click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. My pick is the Oxbow Brewing night at Meridian Pint on Tuesday, which will feature two unique American farmhouse ales brewed by D.C.-to-Maine transplant Tim Adams in a renovated […]

Three Things to Try This Weekend

Upscale: Pan roasted duck breast, served with summer beans, hakurei turnips, and black garlic duck jus, at Eventide, $27; 3165 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, (703) 276-3165 Mid-range: Alligator and crawfish sliders at the Cajun Experience, $12; 1825 18th St. NW, (202) 670-4416 Dive: Crab dog (pictured), served with cheese puffs, at The Pug, $7; 1234 H […]

Toque of the Town: Toki Underground’s Erik Bruner-Yang

Most chefs would profess to pouring a little heart and soul into every dish they make. Erik Bruner-Yang adds something more: a dash of DNA. “I taste every single bowl of ramen that leaves the kitchen,” he says. Consider it a kiss from the cook. “Everyone gets a little backwash,” he laughs. Lately, the guy’s […]

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. […]

The Queen Vic to Make an Appearance on H Street with Eel Pies

EastEnders, say hello to Northeast. The Queen Vic, a gastropub named after a bar in the British soap opera, EastEnders, is expected to open in June in the Atlas District. It will occupy a storefront at 1206 H St. NE, the space originally proposed for Joe Englert’s sports bar, the Olympic, before the deal fell through. The pub, […]

News You Can Use on a Snowy Day: H Street Six-Inch Special

Has the snow given you cabin fever yet? If you haven't heard, several H Street bars are promising a dollar off drinks for every six inches of snow on the ground all day Friday and Saturday. This of course includes beer, just not any beverages under $2. Participating bars (so far) include The Red and […]

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