Posts Tagged "eastern market"


Where We’ve Been Drinking: Cava Mezze on Capitol Hill Back in May, we went with a few friends to a fantastic event with a silly name, The Lamb Jam. The Lamb Jam was all-you-can-eat samples of lamb dishes designed by about fifteen local chefs, accompanied by all-you-can-drink local beer, wine, and cocktails. It was a bit dangerous, and quite delicious. We had roast lamb, of course, but also lamb sandwiches, and lamb tostadas, and...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Bearnaise for Brunch We love brunch. I know, who doesn’t? But we love brunch in the way that only late converts can. Until recently, both of us worked on Sundays. When we shifted to a more standard Monday through Friday work week, we thought we’d try out this meal that everyone talks about but we’d never had the opportunity to experience. As the rest of you already knew, we discovered...

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Drink Local Drink DC: Harold Black ‘Have you been to the speakeasy on 7th?’ our neighbors asked. ‘There’s a speakeasy on 7th?’ was our reply. We’d actually read a brief mention of said speakeasy, Harold Black, in the Washingtonian’s Capitol Hill neighborhood guide when we first moved in. But we didn’t go right away, and hadn’t heard anything about it–and we do lots of reading...

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cover photo: washingtonpost.com Where We’ve Been Drinking: Beuchert’s  When we moved to DC, it was hard for us to believe that we’d land in a neighborhood we would like as much the one we left in Boston. Union Square was an old, overlooked, even rundown neighborhood that was suddenly rediscovered while we were living there. It kept some of its old-timey look and a few of its ragged edges, but also became one of the...

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Where You Should Be Drinking: Nooshi Before we moved to DC, everyone consistently told us about one thing: happy hour. The happy hour scene is great! It’s what everyone does. Just you wait. Comments like these made us think we would get along with DC just fine, and we have. However, we quickly discovered that while all of the above are, in fact, true, most happy hours feature discounted wine, beer, or shelf liquors and soda....

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