Hot Hot Hot: Fundraiser for the Climate at Midlands Beergarden

You know about the People’s Climate March on April 29.  But the night before, come hang out with fellow friends of the environment for drinks and activities in honor of Earthjustice! Local brews, live music, rally sign-making and contest, and tons of great raffle items will help you prep for Saturday’s activities! Earthjustice is a nonprofit…

Gourmet Symphony Presents EARTH: Part of the Saloon Concert Series

Gourmet Symphony will be kicking off 2017 with a newly announced Saloon Concert Series event in Old Town Alexandria. The culinary-inspired musical experience will be presented in collaboration with Columbia Firehouse Restaurant & Barroom and feature performances by musicians from the Grammy-nominated Inscape Chamber Orchestra and soprano Jaely Chamberlain. Gourmet Symphony Presents…The Saloon Concert Series:…

How To: Bring Wine to a Holiday Party

And now, some advice on all the holiday parties and their ever-present companion, gifted wine.  Today’s advice giver is Daniel Post Senning of the Emily Post Institute and co-host of personal favorite podcast Awesome Etiquette. Dinner parties are a time-honored tradition, from the days-long banquet feasts of the medieval times, to the Tupperware parties of…

Stanton & Greene Makes a Play at the All-American Cocktail Menu

Stanton & Greene, just a few blocks from the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue, is taking inspiration from its location in the heart of Capitol Hill and relaunching itself as a craft cocktail bar celebrating the history, heritage and flavors of these United States. The centerpiece of this rebranding is a new cocktail menu that consists of two historical recipes…

Snallygaster 2016! A Primer for D.C. Beer Fans

  Written by Senior Beer Correspondent, Anna Fu.   When I heard about the Snallygaster beer festival in the Washington Post, I reached out immediately to Haley to beg her to go with me. She said yes! and so we went. Here is my review, plus a primer so you’ll know what to do/what not…

ONE Campaign Pairs Beer with Advocacy

Two things I really appreciate are 1) fine craft beers and 2) people who endure discomfort for the sake of a good cause. Drinking a good IPA (like DC Brau’s new On the Wings of Armageddon!) is an easy pleasure, but it takes heart and dedication to stand outside on a 110-degree heat index afternoon…

RSVP to Celebrate Craft Beer and Designer Clothes with Billy Reid in Georgetown

Luxury brand Billy Reid (www.billyreid.com) and Blackberry Farm (www.blackberryfarm.com) are joining forces once again to celebrate The Road To Shindig No. 8. On Wednesday, August 10th, from 6 PM – 8 PM, Billy Reid and Blackberry Farm will be hosting an in-store event at Billy Reid Washington DC (3211 M Street) to celebrate the release of the Blackberry Farm Brewery Palomino custom craft beer,…

Taste Your Music Benefit Concert at the Hamilton

Thursday, September 3, 2015 The Hamilton Live Gourmet Symphony and Capital City Symphony co-host a celebratory evening of curated cocktails, cuisine, and music benefiting Taste Your Music, the community outreach project that feeds and inspires DC’s residents in need. A portion of the event’s proceeds benefit Bread for the City, Miriam’s Kitchen, and So Others Might Eat….

Vinofest DC Comes to NoMa May 9

This Saturday, hope for sun as Vinofest takes over NoMa 3pm and continues on til 10pm.  Presented by Vinolovers, VinoFest is a curated wine and music festival that celebrates memorable wine experiences, flavorful music, passion for food, diverse communities, and charitable giving. This unique intersection of passion and purpose makes VinoFest more than a wine event…