New Brunch Served Up in Bethesda at PassionFish
Jan09

New Brunch Served Up in Bethesda at PassionFish

PassionFish Bethesda Joins the Bottomless Brunch Scene Looking for a new bottomless brunch in Bethesda? PassionFish, which opened last September, is now getting into the brunch game as well. They’re offering multi-course meals and optional bottomless beverages, along with a lineup of a la carte dishes and drinks. The best bang for your buck is the two-course brunch for $19. Tack on bottomless mimosas, including a blood orange...

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Say Hello to Ñusta, Macchu Pisco’s Luxury Pisco Release
Dec31

Say Hello to Ñusta, Macchu Pisco’s Luxury Pisco Release

Macchu Pisco unveiled a new premium pisco this year, Ñusta, calling it the world’s first luxury pisco. Only 100 bottles were released, each made from a whopping 30 pounds of grapes. At a recent dinner held at Bourbon Steak, Macchu Pisco founder and distiller Melanie Asher showcased the stunning expression. Ñusta, which translates to Inca Princess in the ancient Quechua language, is a mosto verde pisco, and is also a puro made...

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Branching out Beyond Whiskey: Brandy, Barrel-Aged Gin & Pisco
Sep03

Branching out Beyond Whiskey: Brandy, Barrel-Aged Gin & Pisco

While whiskey is always my go-to, it’s fun to branch out, too. Here’s a round-up of some of my recent published stories on a range of other spirits. Eater: Barrel-Aged Gin Barrel-aged gins, particularly when made by whiskey distillers using their whiskey mash bills, are a unique whiskey-gin hybrid. Learn about the special breed and what the story is this guide. Washington Post Express: Pisco Pisco is gaining traction...

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Naples Ristorante Bringing Much More than Pizza to Westfield Montgomery Mall
Jul10

Naples Ristorante Bringing Much More than Pizza to Westfield Montgomery Mall

Naples Ristorante E Pizzeria E Bar in Westfield Montgomery: Naples Ristorante is the first D.C. area concept from the Patina Group, which is primarily focused on New York City and Los Angeles. Patina operates several other incarnations of this restaurant, including locations in both Disney World and Disney Land, as well as within the MetLife building in Manhattan. Here, they’re located in the Westfield Montgomery Mall, by the...

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DC Restaurant Buzz: New Cocktails, Summer Specials & Restaurant Openings Galore
Jun24

DC Restaurant Buzz: New Cocktails, Summer Specials & Restaurant Openings Galore

The DC Restaurant Buzz has been missing in action for a bit — but we’re back, baby. And this one is even more loaded than usual as a result. Check out all of the latest news, including plenty of new openings and summer specials. Dive in. Openings The Royal To Open This Week The Royal is set to debut in Ledroit Park this week. From the owner of Vinoteca, the concept will be an all-day neighborhood spot, shifting from coffee...

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