Recap: National Geographic Explorers Festival
Jul05

Recap: National Geographic Explorers Festival

“Change for the better” was the theme of the 2017 National Geographic Explorers Festival: A Celebration of Exploration held in the courtyard of George Washington University. A star-studded cast of local chefs came together to celebrate luminaries in fields such as astrophysics and clean energy. Wonderfully entertaining music and dance performances lit up the stage representing cultures from across the globe. And if the ultimate goal...

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Jack Rose’s New Executive Chef Jon de Paz Will Make You Go For The Food
Jun21

Jack Rose’s New Executive Chef Jon de Paz Will Make You Go For The Food

You go to Jack Rose for the whiskey. I get it. Believe me—nobody gets it as much as I do. But they damn sure are doing their best these days to bring you through the front door for other reasons, and a quick walk-through of new executive chef Jon de Paz’s menu overhaul proves that yes, there are plenty of alternative, and delicious, reasons to make your next visit. Chef de Paz brings a lofty resume to the Jack Rose team, having...

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First Look: Italian Joint Rosario in Adams Morgan
Jun07

First Look: Italian Joint Rosario in Adams Morgan

Italian Restaurant & Bar Rosario Open in Washington DC: Rosario, an Italian restaurant and bar in Adams Morgan, has been open for two months and is already in full swing. That was certainly the case during a recent visit, with the packed restaurant maneuvering Negroni Week, Pride Week, and Taste of Adams Morgan all in the same evening. If the kitchen & bar crew can deliver with that type of chaos, then you know you’re in...

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Spirit Spotlight: Ranger Creek’s Bourbon Barrel Experiment
Jun01

Spirit Spotlight: Ranger Creek’s Bourbon Barrel Experiment

San Antonio’s Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling has just launched an intriguing experimental series allowing whiskey fans to do a side-by-side comparison based on the effects of barrel size and maturation time. The Ranger Creek Bourbon Barrel Experiment showcases two dueling bourbons which each began life as the same fresh distillate. One is their .36 Small Caliber Series Bourbon, bottled in a small 375ml bottle to indicate...

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DC Negroni Week 2017 Participating Bars & Specials
May31

DC Negroni Week 2017 Participating Bars & Specials

2017 Negroni Week in Washington, D.C. Negroni Week is back! The annual all-things-Campari fest returns from June 5th-11th, and D.C. bars and restaurants are lining up to participate. Not only will you find all the Negroni riffs and spritzes you can handle, but all bars also make a charitable donation as part of their participation. Negroni Week started in 2013 with about 100 bars involved, and today the global bonanza backed by Imbibe...

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