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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La Jambe Debuts New French-Focused Cocktail Lineup
Jun10

La Jambe Debuts New French-Focused Cocktail Lineup

Shaw Favorite La Jambe’s New Cocktails La Jambe is another one of those D.C. places which I just can’t seem to stop talking about. There’s a good chance that if you’ve seen me out and about around town, then you found me sidled up at the bar here. So when they released a new cocktail lineup, you know I couldn’t resist heading over as soon as possible. La Jambe is focused more on its diverse and carefully...

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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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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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Espita Mezcaleria Celebrates Sense of Moment with New Spring Cocktails, Mezcal Flights & Beer Collaborations
May12

Espita Mezcaleria Celebrates Sense of Moment with New Spring Cocktails, Mezcal Flights & Beer Collaborations

If you know me, then you know I love Espita Mezcaleria. That’s why I Can’t. Stop. Talking. About. Them. So I’m back at it with a close-up on all of their latest and best boozy offerings, all of which celebrate what GM and master mezcalier Josh Phillips calls, “a sense of moment,” with ingredients and drinks which embody time, place, and seasonality. 3 Stars Chamomile Saison The first way this is seen is...

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