With over 20 mixologists coming out to support Speed Rack DC it was an exciting night to be inside The Howard Theatre. Spirit vendors surrounded the stage as pre made cocktails jump-started the competition. The crowd eagerly watched in anticipation as the judges critiqued aspects of every single drink ranging from taste to presentation. Asking [...]
This weekend is the Great Taste of Tysons, a food and wine festival from Drink.Eat.Relax. We went and checked out the sights, sounds and tastes on the first day of the festival. We picked out three “must sees” that today’s attendees can’t miss out on:
Whole Hog Butchering Session: Head to the workshop area one at 1 p.m. [...]
The fun and sun of Memorial Day may be a memory, but the summer festival season is just beginning. Start things off right with a brand new festival premiering this weekend in Virginia. Head to Lerner Town Square at Tysons II this Saturday and Sunday for the Great Taste of Tysons, a food and wine festival [...]
Beer lovers of D.C., scrap your Memorial Day plans and strap on your shoes as there is an Adams Morgan tap takeover event you don’t want to miss. Celebrate beer, craft cocktails and the pin-ups of yesteryear with a special Fordham & Dominion Brewing tap takeover at Jack Rose Dining Saloon (2007 18th St. NW). The event represents the largest [...]
At long last May is finally upon us. For some reason, we celebrate this lovely month by proclaiming it “National Drinking Water Month.” Why we need a reminder to drink a substance which makes up a majority of our bodies is beyond me.
May is not a month for celebrating water. It is a month of [...]
St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on March 17th. Every year, one can expect to find legions of green-clad revelers taking to the streets in search of beer, whiskey and merriment. However since St. Patrick’s Day will follow on a Monday, those celebrations will extend all weekend long and into [...]
The new year is already a week old. Time sure does seems to fly when you’re frozen and miserable. If you made a resolution to stop drinking in 2014, stop reading right now. However, if you’re like me and you’ve resolved to continue to enjoy the nectar of the gods, you are in luck. January [...]
The holiday season is in full force! Thanksgiving and Black Friday fights have given way to Yuletide and eggnog. December is the month of giving, and there are plenty of very generous beer events this month. Grab a pint glass, clear your calendar, and make sure to end 2013 with a cold beer in your [...]
How about a glass of wine to help chase away the Winter Blues nearly every day of the week? There are restaurants all over the DC area included.
Restaurants tend to offer wine deals early in the week to increase business on slower nights—most promotions are on Sunday and Monday, but Wine Down Wednesday is super [...]
Happy November everyone. Welcome to the month of turkey, stuffing, and endless family drama. While that last bit should be reason enough to drink, this month has plenty of fantastic reasons to throw back a pint or four.
Here are the best beer events for November:
Flying Dog Vineyard Blonde Release Party – November 5: Head up to Frederick [...]
The Young Winos of DC & BonVivant have teamed up with Veritas Wine Bar to bring you a series of wine tastings to find which wine region will reign supreme!
The first battle of #vinovsvino was held in September where France was up against California, the classic match-up of Old World vs New World. Guests [...]
The Coupe (3415 11th St., NW), the 24/7 neighborhood gathering spot in Columbia Heights, is getting set on fire, figuratively that is. Starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 6th, The Coupe will be playing host to Novo Fogo Cachaça’s Bars on Fire tour. The nationwide tour partners guest bartenders from around the country for an evening [...]
The government has shut down. Crazy us thinking that a legislative body elected to responsibly govern would actually do their jobs. I’m at the point where I officially have more faith in Miley Cyrus keeping her clothes on than I do in my leaders. Surely that qualifies as reason enough for having a drink (or [...]
Forgive me father for I have sinned. It has been nine months since my last Dining and Dating District Style review. A definitely unaccomplished mission to obtain Ryan Reynolds’ physique sidetracked me from providing prompt and regular reviews; however, a recent meeting with the good folks of Sparkology, a NYC-based dating service set to launch [...]