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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What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Rakia Cocktails at Ambar, Make your Own Martinis at MET Bethesda & More
Jul17

What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Rakia Cocktails at Ambar, Make your Own Martinis at MET Bethesda & More

Besides some insanely good whiskey, what else have I been drinking around DC as of late? Here are some of the recent libation highlights, with some recommended eats at each stop along the way thrown in for good measure, too. Rakia @ Ambar   At Ambar, near Eastern Market, brand mixologist Rico Wisner has developed a new cocktail lineup based on the restaurant’s huge and largely-exclusive lineup of Rakia, a Balkan fruit...

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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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DC Restaurant Buzz: Drink Cocktails for Charity, Wine Dinners & Events, Seafood Specials & More
May21

DC Restaurant Buzz: Drink Cocktails for Charity, Wine Dinners & Events, Seafood Specials & More

After a brief hiatus, the DC Restaurant Buzz is back today. It’s a libation-heavy edition, including charity cocktail events, a number of different wine dinners and promotions, tap takeovers, new drink spots and much more, along with some seasonal springtime and seafood specials thrown in for good measure. Take a look. Chefs Behind Bars on Thursday, May 28 at Stanton & Greene On Thursday, May 28 from 6 to 8 pm, Stanton &...

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DC Restaurant Buzz: Gourmet Burgers at Nage, Mi Cocina Closes, Richard Sanoval’s cookbook release party at Toro Toro
Nov06

DC Restaurant Buzz: Gourmet Burgers at Nage, Mi Cocina Closes, Richard Sanoval’s cookbook release party at Toro Toro

Man Talk Food is preparing to head out for a long weekend — heading up to Atlantic City to cover the Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev fight on HBO Boxing from Boardwalk Hall. So, we figured we’d give all of you good folks another edition of the latest D.C. restaurant buzz to get you through the weekend. Take a look. Gourmet Burgers on Mondays at Nage Bistro Nage Bistro is turning Monday night into gourmet burger night....

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