Posts Tagged ‘Thor Cheston’

Sneak Peek at Food and Beer Menus for Right Proper, Opening Tonight

Here's a good reason to go out in the snow: Shaw's newest addition, Right Proper Brewing Company, opens tonight at 5 p.m. The long-awaited brewpub by Thor Cheston is located at 624 T St. NW, next to the Howard Theatre. My last post on Right Proper has plenty of details, but here are some updates on the beer and […]

First Look at Right Proper Brewpub, Opening Soon

D.C.'s next brewery, Right Proper, is close to opening its doors. Co-founder Thor Cheston, who directed beer programs at Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck before starting the Shaw-based brewpub, is planning to open in early December. Right Proper will serve eight beers on draft: six house beers designed by brewmaster Nathan Zeender and two lines for […]

Right Proper Brewpub Seals Deal on Shaw Location

The anticipated brewpub from partners Thor Cheston of Brasserie Beck and Pizzeria Paradiso fame and John Snedden from Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company has settled on a space in Shaw. Right Proper will be located at 624 T St. NW, next to the Howard Theatre. The causal neighborhood restaurant and brewery will focus on fresh, inexpensive […]

This Week’s Cover Story: The New Brew Thing

In today's cover story, Washington City Paper contributor Daniel Fromson takes a look at one of D.C.'s most highly regarded brewers: Nathan Zeender. Never heard of him? Chances are you will soon. The home-brewer with a passion for unusual barrel-aged beers is going pro. He's teaming up with Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck alum Thor Cheston […]

Today’s Hops Stories: The Latest News On Local Brews

Nearly a dozen breweries are now operating or planning to open in the D.C. metro area. Let's catch up on what's going on with each one. On the production brewery front, DC Brau, which you named D.C.'s best local brewery in our 2012 readers poll, celebrated its first anniversary (has it been a year already?) and six-packs […]

Thor Cheston’s Right Proper Brewpub Aiming For Spring 2013 Opening

Back in November, Y&H special malt and hops correspondent Tammy Tuck reported that former Brasserie Beck GM Thor Cheston would be opening his own brewpub, possibly in Shaw or Bloomingdale. Today, the Post chimes in with an update on the project: "He’s got a name, Right Proper Brewpub. He’s got a partner, John Snedden of […]

Bye-Bye, Brasserie Beck: Thor Cheston Sets Out To Start His Own Suds Spot

Thor Cheston knows beer. "Sir Cheston," so dubbed after his induction into the Knighthood of the Brewers' Mashstaff, has spent years pouring pints and selecting distinctive suds to serve. Now, he's planning to make and sell the stuff at his own brewpub. After opening Birreria Paradiso, the acclaimed craft beer bar in the basement of […]

State of the Brewnion: What Would You Ask D.C.’s Craft Beer Movers & Shakers?

This Thursday, join me and several D.C. craft beer insiders and enthusiasts at the Bier Baron to discuss the "State of the Brewnion." The conversation will cover the D.C. area's rapidly advancing craft beer culture—everything from the growing popularity of home brewing and expanding beer menus at local bars and stores to what District beer enthusiasts can look […]

ChurchKey Crew Mostly Mum on D.C. Brewery Details

It seems the people behind beer-focused venues Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, Rustico, and Columbia Firehouse are sick of slinging only other people's suds. On Monday, a press release naming the tenants of a new development near Nationals Park outted Neighborhood Restaurant Group's plans to start a brewery in southeast D.C. The mixed-use development, dubbed "The Yards," […]

Tom Sietsema Doesn’t Hate Bethesda, Just Bethesda-ness

Bethesda diners, brace yourselves! This weekend, The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema has a Sunday restaurant review on Food, Wine & Co. If you read Carole Sugarman's "Why Washington Food Critics Hate Bethesda" piece in the current issue of Bethesda magazine, you'll probably assume that Sietsema will automatically hate the place. In fact, Sietsema kicks off […]

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