Thrasher’s Rum Royale on the rooftop of Tiki TNT, a Polynesian-style waterfront watering hole, is fast approaching. For two decades, Todd Thrasher has been ingrained in the cocktail movement of Washington, DC. Supporting local bartenders, his search for the most creative cocktail talents has led to the upcoming Thrasher’s Rum Royale competition slated for Monday, June 6.
New menu reflects Kim’s origins, culinary creativities combining Korean influence, island flavors
Tiki TNT at the Wharf DC has a new executive chef in Steve Y. Kim, who had hosted several pop-up dinners at the waterfront island-vibe bar and eatery. Now, the menu will combine Kim’s Korean background and culture into new dishes that also reflect island-vibrant flavors and robust tastes.
Talented Filipino chef to unleash his creativity at Waterfront fave
Tiki TNT will host a Filipino pop-up dinner series each Wednesday in October. Dinner dates, which will be hosted by Chef Paolo Dungca—a Filipino native—will fall on October 7, 14, 21, and 28. Dungca will treat diners to authentic creations, such as Root Vegetables, Pumpkin Ukoy (shrimp fritters) with Cane Vinegar Aioli and Cassava Cake with Honeycrisp Apples and Pecans.
An eclectic, playful endeavor
Tiki TNT at the District Wharf brought back its must-try brunch featuring a mix of healthy bites and bountiful dishes. The Feel Good Bowl features banana, mango and pineapple atop Greek yogurt, with house-made granola. A heartier, yet playful dish—The Spam Musubi – features grilled slabs of canned-meat substitute in layers between Sushi rice, wrapped in Nor.
From strict dress codes to fantasy bar, owner writes new chapter with tiki bar, distillery
PX in Alexandria, Va. will close July 27 after thirteen years. Todd Thrasher’s speakeasy is turning out the lights. According to an announcement, he says he’s not renewing the lease for the cocktail bar as he focuses on his popular and intriguing Tiki TNT bar and Potomac Distilling Company. Both are located in the same building on the District Wharf in Washington, D.C.
`There’s been a lot of news in the nation’s capital surrounding Tiki bars as of late. The tiki-bar-influenced Coconut Club from restaurateur Adam Greenberg is coming to Union Market in Washington, D.C. later this year. Another big story with some Tiki-Bar influence has been developing at the District Wharf: the December opening of highly-anticipated Potomac Distilling Company. In the heart of the bustling waterfront, the distillery will represent a three-story production facility, producing four styles of Thrasher’s Rum. Nestled in the building will be a neighborhood tavern to be known as Tiki TNT.