Posts Tagged "local"


South Hollow Spirits Distillery When we were deliberating two years ago whether or not to move from Boston to DC, the job opportunities and the sense of adventure eventually swayed us in the direction of making the move. But it was no easy decision. To ease the pain of saying goodbye to our beloved city, we made ourselves a few deals; one of them was that despite the increased distance every other year we would still vacation on Cape...

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Purple Pisco Daisy Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week acquainting ourselves with a very old, mostly forgotten class of cocktail called the Daisy, a sort of sour with something(s) extra. It’s a deliciously refreshing and aptly named cocktail for the current season of warming temperatures and blooming flowers. One of the things we like about the daisy is how much room for experimentation it allows. We’re big fans...

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Where We Keep Drinking: Beuchert’s for Brunch People often ask us what our favorite place for cocktails in DC is. While we have plenty of answers to give of great places to go for a drink, the truth is that we haven’t had much of a chance yet to develop a favorite. We came to DC about 18 months ago with a whole new city to explore, a city in the middle of a food and drink explosion, to boot. With new restaurants, bars, and...

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Negroni Week!  We were recently remarking on the proliferation of new ‘holidays.’ Things seem to be getting a little crazy. I didn’t even know that there was such a thing as Sibling Day until my sister, who’s more up on these things than I, posted a cute childhood picture of the two of us on Facebook. What does it even mean that asthma and data security each have their own days? How are we supposed to keep...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Murray Hill Cocktail Club at Jos. A. Magnus & Co Just about everyone who hears that we blog about cocktails immediately asks, “So have you been to Magnus?” We always have had to shake our heads in shame, “No.” Until this past week, when we finally made it over. We’re so glad we did. It was glorious, and we’re so excited to tell you all about so many things that...

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