If you ask me to list the top five things I love in life, bacon and booze would rank Nos. 2 and 3, respectively. So, naturally, when I heard that Tortilla Coast on Capitol Hill was combining the two into a frosty libation, I got down there in the blink of bleary eye. This tantalizing […]
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Strolling into Funxion, the self-described "first FIT Restaurant and Bar in America," is sort of invigorating. At first. Beyond the funky furniture and retro tunes, the place prides itself on offering healthy food and drink options—and that includes the boozy cocktails. You've probably heard about the health benefits of moderate drinking. Well, this joint takes […]
Talk about a better way to get my daily allowance! I would take this over V8 any day of the week. PS7's frothy $14 combination of San Luis Del Rio Mezcal, muddled pineapple and beets, and a few dashes of beet syrup, was captivating enough for me to ignore the dish of seasoned popcorn that […]
Finding a drink that screams summer—without it being some frozen monstrosity garnished with a pineapple parrot dressed in flip flops and sunglasses—seems extremely difficult these days. It’s a good thing then that I opted to spend Wednesday afternoon at Circa in Dupont Circle, because I happened upon a fantastic palate-pleasing party in a glass called […]
I personally have a strong disdain for Campari, the bitter Italian apéritif. In my experience as a bartender, I find it is often the booze of choice for "penalty shots." And, by that, I mean the punitive libations that a sadistic bartender will make his fumbling colleague consume after that same unfortunate coworker breaks a […]
I've always been a sucker for a strong margarita. It tastes like vacation in a glass. More like a "staycation" when it comes to the jalapeño margarita at One Lounge in Dupont Circle.
A sliver of zest, a dash of scotch, a strap of leather—that's right, real cow hide, soaked in tequila—and what do ya got? The answer, my friends, is the ultra inventive, if ultimately disenchanting, cocktail being served to those saddled up at Café Atlántico, the so-called "Daisy If You Do." OK, so there's no actual […]