Posts Tagged ‘Trusty’s’

What To Eat Tonight: Pho Bo Tai Nam at Montserrat House

"Pho U," a planned Vietnamese pop-up restaurant at Montserrat House, was abruptly called off a few weeks back. For good reason, too—the chef, Toki Underground's Thang Le, had tragically died. Tonight, the pho goes on, with Marvin chefs James Claudio and Brendan L’Etoile at the helm. Menu highlights include crispy spring rolls ($7), garlic chicken […]

What To Eat Tonight: Oysters Five Ways at Acre 121

Tonight: Acre 121 celebrates leap year with a five-course feast of oysters prepared in various ways. The briny journey kicks off with raw East Coast oysters on the half shell, followed by the classic Rockefeller-style baked and stuffed variety and subsequent stewed, fried and broiled incarnations, as well. No meaty mollusks for dessert, however. They're […]

Trusty’s on Capitol Hill Has ‘Ugly Faces,’ an Enticing Cheesesteak

If you've come into Trusty's any night but Wednesday and ordered a beer, there's a good chance Tommy Greer poured it for you. The stocky, bearded bartender has been working here since the Capitol Hill joint opened five years ago near the Potomac Avenue Metrorail station, manning the taps and liquor bottles, as well as […]

Tonight’s Beerspotter Picks for D.C. Beer Week

I hope yesterday's hangover brunch was a restorative one, because it's D.C. Beer Week, and you've got your work cut out for you. With seven events tonight and almost 40 this week, you need to plan strategically — tonight is but one leg in the tour de pints. You could start with a quiet dinner […]

D.C. Beer Week Starts Friday: What’s In Store?

Early this month we posted a sneak peek at D.C. Beer Week, a celebration that will feature craft beer focused events and specials at bars and restaurants starting this Friday, August 20, and running through Saturday, August 28. There are already over 40 special events planned for the second annual city-wide craft beer festival. Your […]

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