KO Distilling Set to Release New Bare Knuckle Wheat Whiskey
Oct30

KO Distilling Set to Release New Bare Knuckle Wheat Whiskey

KO Distilling opened over a year ago, and now there’s exciting news from the Manassas, Virginia distillery, particularly for Virginia & DC area whiskey fans. Their first aged whiskey release is ready to hit shelves, Bare Knuckle Wheat Whiskey. Bare Knuckle Wheat Whiskey offers a mash bill of 60% wheat, 30% rye and 10% malted barley, and has been aged for a year in full-size 53-gallon barrels. Bottled at 45% ABV, the release...

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First look: Sneak Peek at The Shaw Bijou from Kwame Onwuachi
Oct27

First look: Sneak Peek at The Shaw Bijou from Kwame Onwuachi

Chef Kwame Onwuachi’s The Shaw Bijou is set to open on November 1st. As the finishing touches were being taken care of, the team opened their doors for a sneak preview to showcase the space, its concept, and several dishes and drinks. What To Expect A visit to the former Top Chef contestant’s digs will offer a a 17 course tasting menu, as well as a lavish, guided experience. When you enter you’ll be whisked away to...

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Event recap: Philippines Wins the 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge
May31

Event recap: Philippines Wins the 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge

The 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge was held at the Ronald Reagan Building on May 25th. The 8th annual event brought together chefs from 18 countries around the world who showcased their culinary skills, and the cuisine unique to their country. The event proved to be a wonderful opportunity to experience many unique locations, people, cuisines, and cultures under one roof. The national pride was apparent at each table. Through their food...

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Event Alert: 2016 Chefs Behind Bars Cocktail Competition Held at DNV Rooftop on June 14th
May27

Event Alert: 2016 Chefs Behind Bars Cocktail Competition Held at DNV Rooftop on June 14th

The Chefs Behind Bars Cocktail Challenge Supporting No Kid Hungry: The Chefs Behind Bars cocktail challenge is back, this year being held on Tuesday, June 14th at the DNV Rooftop. The concept is simple, but devious — take half a dozen acclaimed chefs, and force them to mix up a high-end craft cocktail for a change. As a bonus, all proceeds from the event go to No Kid Hungry which means you even get to feel good about yourself...

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Derby Day in DC 2016: Where To Go & What To Drink
May01

Derby Day in DC 2016: Where To Go & What To Drink

Your Guide to the Kentucky Derby 2016 in Washington DC: Ah the Kentucky Derby, an annual excuse to drink for four hours to rev you up for a two minute event you may not even actually watch. Sounds like a perfect Saturday. Take a look at the best Kentucky Derby events in DC this year, along with a guide to where else you can get your mint julep game on these days. Plus, keep scrolling to the bottom of this story and you’ll find a...

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