Weekend Round Up October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018

“Boo at the Zoo” is scaring up the Halloween season in Washington this weekend. “Shuck It!” and the Cady’s Alley Oktoberfest are both on Saturday afternoon. And Sunday is performance-packed, with appearances by the Handel and Haydn Society, the Cathedral

Johnny Spero’s Reverie to Open Oct. 6

October 4, 2018

The long-anticipated Reverie restaurant by chef Johnny Spero is set to open this Saturday, Oct. 6.

With the Drink Company’s help, it is Spero’s first solo restaurant. He calls its cuisine “new American.”

In an alley off 3210 Grace St.

1310 Kitchen Hosts Tastings, Pairings

August 27, 2018

Chef Jenn Trovato’s 1310 Kitchen & Bar — which opened earlier this year in the Georgetown Inn space on Wisconsin Avenue formerly occupied by a Daily Grill — is hosting a series of tasting and pairing events curated by Crovato …

On the Mall: Armenia and Catalonia

June 28, 2018

The National Mall is hosting the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival through July 1 and from July 4 to 8. This year’s festival celebrates Armenian and Catalonian culture and heritage, inviting visitors to engage with the traditional arts and food …

Cocktail of the Month: The Vodka Martini


Once again Russia is all over the news. This time it has nothing to do with election interference, computer hackers, Vladimir Putin or even an alleged “pee tape.” Right now, the whole world is watching Russia and the 2018 World …

Cocktail of the Month: The Grasshopper

June 21, 2018

June is here and green is all around — the grass, the trees, the parks, the grasshoppers … and maybe your cocktail, too. One of the most well-known green tipples (not related to St. Patrick’s Day) is the Grasshopper.

This …

Nabe Nabs RAMMY Noms

March 15, 2018

An A-list of D.C. hospitality talent packed the Hamilton on 14th Street last week for the reveal of the 2018 slate of RAMMY nominees. The annual awards, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington, recognize some of the top …

New Bar at 1789

February 7, 2018

By Travis Mitchell

Georgetown’s 1789 Restaurant, at 1226 36th St. NW, has introduced a new bar area for guests looking for a craft cocktail or a draft beer in a historic Washington setting.

The final phase of the restaurant’s 19-month …

Weekend Round Up December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017

It’s not too late to get your season on. Playing through Sunday: “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s, “An Irish Carol” at the Keegan and “Twist Your Dickens” at the Kennedy Center. On Saturday, Strathmore hosts a “Salute to Vienna” with

Weekend Round Up December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017

The weekend leads right into Christmas Monday, with “A Christmas Carol” in Olney, Maryland; German Advent and Christmas music at the Folger; a Swedish Julbord in Woodbridge, Virginia; and the Feast of the Seven Fishes in Georgetown. There are also