DC Craft Cocktails

Gina Chersevani unveils Capitol Hill B'uffalo and Bergen

Gina Chersevani opens Capitol Hill Buffalo and Bergen

Second Buffalo and Bergen location opens December 6

Buffalo and Bergen will open another location in Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. Mixtress Gina Chersevani is expanding her franchise with an official opening Friday, December 6. It’s a “drinkery-dinette.” And why wouldn’t it be? Chersevani’s reputation precedes her, so we should expect inventive cocktails will be slung all day long. Initially, the location will open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., later expanding its hours for dinner service and evening cocktails.

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Jack Rose Dining Saloon throws 2019 Prohibition Repeal Day Celebration

Jack Rose Dining Saloon hosts prohibition-era Repeal Day Celebration

Pappy Hour, Cellar Party main draws of the party

Jack Rose Dining Saloon is throwing a 30’s-style speakeasy party Thursday, December 5 in honor of the repeal of the 21st Amendment. The 8th Annual Repeal Day Celebration features a night full of Prohibition-era cocktails and punches, a ticketed speakeasy-style Cellar Party, a Pappy Van Winkle-themed happy hour, and burlesque performances. The fun starts at 5 p.m.

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DC Cocktail Week 2019 brings bites, samples from over 30 restaurants, bars to DMV

Chill, sample, sip during DC Cocktail Week 2019

30 bars + restaurants look to swizzle n’ chill all week long

DC Cocktail Week returns to the DMV on Monday, November 18. Over 30 Washington, D.C.-area bars and restaurants are hosting delightful pairings of bites and cocktails. DC Cocktail Week will offer guests fun tastes and sips all week long. Restaurants and bars the likes of City Winery, The Fainting Goat, Ghibellina, PIsco y Nazca, Royal and Tiger Fork offer specials during the week.

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DC Central Kitchen Summer Happy Hour event scheduled for July

DC Central Kitchen Summer Happy Hour hits Capitol Riverfront in July

Rasa + Buffalo and Bergen, Rocklands BBQ Pop-up, Dacha, All Purpose part of summer crawl

DC Central Kitchen throws its first ever summer happy hour crawl this summer. The Washington, D.C.-based organization trains jobless adults for culinary careers and uses its ecosystem to provide millions of meals to homeless shelters, schools and nonprofits, The Happy Hour Hop, which is scheduled for July 17, gives ticket holders the opportunity to sip drinks and sample bites across four venues and five restaurant brands along the Capitol Riverfront.

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Toki Underground unveils new spring cocktails, I love you berry much

Toki Underground releases spring cocktail lineup

I Love You Berry Much one of new, spring drinks on the menu at Toki Underground

At Toki Underground, I Love You Berry Much is just one of the drinks launched as part of the spring cocktail lineup. The popular ramen shop is ringing in the season with a variety of drinks meant to revive the senses and make the most of floral themes. Bar Manager Courtney Taylor is unveiling flavorful libations with conviction and effervescence. In addition to I Love You Berry Much, there is the April Showers Bring Spring Flowers cocktail, Rye-ght on Time drink and Spring Awakening.

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Don Tito is celebrating Cinco de Mayo 2019

Don Taco, Don Tito ring in Cinco de Mayo festivities

Drink, taco specials on the menu for Cinco de Mayo 2019

The Dons have it in Northern Virginia, especially when it comes to Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Both Don Taco and Don Tito are gearing up for a festive Sunday celebration, May 5. At Don Taco Tequila Bar in Old Town, Alexandria, customers will have a bounty of drink specials and housemade tacos to enjoy. The festivities kick off at 12 p.m. and will last into the night, finishing up at 2 a.m. the next day.

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Nats Opening Day 2019 in DC brings special events, feasts, drink specials March 28

2019 Nats Opening Day specials plentiful in D.C.

A plethora of special events, drink specials pop up for Opening Day

The Washington, D.C. Metro area is thawing out from recent snow showers, and its residents are ready for baseball season to start sizzling with its all-star team, the Washington Nationals. The Nats are set to start their season with a matchup against the New York Mets. There are a number of Nats Opening Day special events, discount offers and drink specials as we approach the MLB season starter at Nats Park, Thursday March 28. From a red carpet walk, to Stuffies and a Jumbo Smoked Wings platter, there’s plenty of food and drink to take in while enjoying Opening Day festivities.

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Circa at Navy Yard launches brunch, lunch winter 2019

Circa at Navy Yard launches brunch, lunch

And yes, Avocado Toast is on the brunch menu

Circa at Navy Yard, part of Metropolitan Hospitality Group (MHG), will now be serving brunch and lunch. The new Circa restaurant opened February 11. It’s located at the Skanska 99M building in the fast-rising Navy Yard neighborhood on the Capitol Riverfront. Brunch is headlined by the Southern Chicken Benedict on housemade biscuits, prepared with poached eggs and sausage gravy, and served with home fries.

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