Posts Tagged ‘The Queen Vic’

H Street NE Bars and Restaurants Reach Out to Their Deaf Neighbors

“Are you ready to start?” the trivia announcer shouts into the microphone at H Street NE restaurant Vendetta. Silence. The place is so quiet that the bartenders don’t need to speak above a whisper, and I can hear a group across the room clink its beer glasses. Yet the place is packed for a Monday […]

Celebrate The Royal Baby With Royal Baby Milk Shots at The Queen Vic

It's not a major news event until bars start offering drink specials. So it was only a matter of time before the royal baby started inspiring shots. H Street NE's The Queen Vic will serve a "royal baby milk shot" for $6.36 with Chambord, Crown Royal, and milk. Bartender Noel Quinn, originally from Dublin, created […]

Young & Hungry’s Guide to D.C. Beer Week

Stock up on water and aspirin! Now in its fourth year, D.C. Beer Week kicks off this Sunday with more than 100 events throughout the District and northern Virginia. The highlights below, by type of event, are my suggestions for the best ways to wreck your liver next week. A complete daily list of beer dinners, small dish pairings, […]

Market Research: Marrow Bones

Ingredient: Marrow bones What: “Good for dogs, stews, and butter,” promised Gunpowder Bison & Trading of their marrow bones at the Silver Spring farmers market on Saturday. Butter? “Well, that’s what some people call the roasted marrow,” Colin of Gunpowder told me. The operation is pastured just outside of Baltimore; its bison comes from a […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: Fiola’s Fritters, Martini Taxes, Lunch Deal Beefs

Dishes We Dug: Panelle (chickpea fritters, pictured) served like fried mozzarella sticks with a side of tomato sauce at Fiola; fried oysters with foie gras, duck confit and cornichons at the Queen Vic; short ribs braised in porter at Meridian Pint; the "Roasted Earl" (a heaping helping of roasted pork and roasted red peppers, slathered with […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

It was a week in which newcomers — the theme of this year's Best of D.C. issue — also dominated the Y&H blog. The Queen's upcoming appearance on H Street NE (The Queen Vic, that is) drew most of the attention, as is proper, but the reigning royalty of sandwich-making, Taylor Gourmet, was not far […]

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, […]