Cocktail of the Month: The Chestnut Old Fashioned

December 20, 2017

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose …” This standard tune, whether crooned by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra or the multitude of artists that […]

Weekend Round Up December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017

Among the musical holiday celebrations this weekend: Signature Theatre’s “Holiday Follies,” Washington National Opera’s “The Little Prince,” Washington Revels’ “The Christmas Revels” and the Cathedral Choral Society’s “Joy of Christmas.”

Weekend Round Up December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017

Presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, “Glow,” Georgetown’s exhibition of light art, will feature nine installations by local and international artists, with works lit from 5 to 10 p.m. nightly.

Weekend Round Up November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

The French Embassy will celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau, the National Gallery will launch its Anne Truitt show and American University will welcome Women in Film & Video.

Cocktail of the Month: Pumpkin Pisco Punch

November 8, 2017

Thanksgiving week marks the tail end of autumn and the last call for fall flavors before the busy December holiday daze. One flavor that many will miss is pumpkin spice, […]

Cocktail of the Month: Los Olvidados

October 25, 2017

There’s no shortage of places for adults to celebrate Halloween. Bars throughout the D.C. area have come up with spooky-themed cocktails, costume parties and creepy decorations. The hottest spot in […]

Cocktail of the Month

September 28, 2017

As a lover of rum, I’m always on the lookout for innovative cocktails and combinations. The resurgence of tiki culture helped put rum back in the spotlight, with cocktails that highlight […]

End-of-Summer Drink Pick:

September 13, 2017

DIY Earth Girls Are Easy 1.75 ounces St. George Terroir Gin .75 ounces fresh lime juice .5 ounces tarragon turbinado syrup .5 ounces sauvignon blanc lime twist Tarragon turbinado syrup recipe: Blanch four sprigs […]

Staff Picks: The Sweetness of Summer

August 10, 2017

Sonya Bernhardt Recently, I was searching for a good frozen recipe for a summer dinner party and discovered this Aperol sorbet concoction. It is delicious, even without the Prosecco. This […]

Cocktail of the Month

August 9, 2017

The ruling military junta changed this country’s name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989, a year after thousands were killed in the suppression of a popular uprising. The capital, Rangoon, […]