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Cocktail of the Month: The Vodka Martini

Though the U.S. team failed to qualify for the World Cup, you can still give a nod to the host country by making a toast with vodka while watching your team of choice.

Cocktail of the Month: The Grasshopper

If you’re looking to celebrate summer’s arrival, head to District Distilling and the bartenders will mix you an impeccable Grasshopper. Or you can take a spin down to the Big Easy and enjoy one at its birthplace, Tujague’s.

The Latest Dish

Jenn Crovato, who has partnered with Georgetown Inn owner Nayan Patel, has set the bar high at 1310 Kitchen and Bar, cooking pure, as witnessed by her cookbook, “Olive Oil, Sea Salt and Pepper.”

Tipped-Employee Initiative Passes. Now What?

Initiative 77, making it District law to guarantee every full-time employee a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2025, passed 55 percent to 45 percent.  An online petition is being circulated to “Continue the fight – bring 77 to City Council!”

Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.

Andres Helps O’Connell Celebrate 40 Years

The Georgetowner takes this opportunity to heartily congratulate Patrick O’Connell on the 40th anniversary of the beloved Inn at Little Washington and welcome José Andrés to Georgetown.

Vote No on Initiative 77

The Georgetowner has listened to the arguments on both sides of the tipped employee minimum wage issue and believes strongly that Initiative 77 should be defeated. 

Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018

Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father's Day Weekend idea (and others) for you ...

RAMMYs Shine Despite Industry Challenges

The industry has taken a hit this year from the sexual harassment scandals and Anthony Bourdain’s passing. Speeches at the D.C. ceremony emphasized the need for community and a spirit of togetherness.

Weekend Round Up June 7, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival starts Friday, which happens to be the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright. Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m.