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…

Bacon & Bourbon Festival November 19

Pardon the puns and come out to support a great cause, the fight against Alzheimer’s, to the tune of bluegrass, bacon and bourbon. Join Washington City Paper for an evening of bacon, bourbon, beer and bluegrass. (Now that’s a mouthful. A delicious mouthful.) Your ticket provides you the opportunity to taste over 30 top whiskies…

A Night of Beer and Cheese at Scion Restaurant 

This is a sponsored post. Because we already know that wine and cheese are good together If you haven’t got anything planned for Wednesday, May 7, then you will want to purchase tickets for Beer & Cheese: An Evening with Funkwerks, Odell, & Right Proper, which will be held at 5pm at Scion’s Restaurant in Dupont Circle (2100 P…

We Like Beer, We Like Photos: Beer & Photos at Jack Rose

Brought to you by New Belgium Brewing and BYT: A celebration of insta-nostalgia, DC street photography, the #SNAPSHOTWHEAT #DC Photo Contest winners and a wonderful new beer, Snapshot! In partnership with Brightest Young Things, we are welcoming Snapshot, our newest transplant to the DC area, with a throwback party at the Jack Rose Dining Saloon (2007…

NoMa’s Art in the Lobby: Fawna Xiao

Need hump day plans? Check out the fourth art opening at the Lobby Project, showcasing art from screenprinter Fawna Xiao for a night of great art, food, and people. Curated by the Washington Project for the Arts, the new exhibit will open onWednesday,  March 5 from 6-8 PM in the lobby of 1200 First Street, NE. Complimentary wine and light…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: 100,000 People Can’t be Wrong Edition

Friday September 20 DC Murals (3pm to 5pm) DC Mural and Art4All present a lecture by artists on the significance of their public pieces at various locations around DC.  In addition, Caitlin Carroll will present  her recently completed documentary film on DC’s murals.  For more information click here. The Anacostia Library is located at 1800…

Yes We Catan! Spieleabend/Game Night at Goethe Institut

Friday, September 13 from 6:00-9:00 pm, I hope to find you enjoying some board games, Riesling and camaraderie at the Goethe Institut in Chinatown.  If you’ve enjoyed partner Labyrinth’s game nights, you’ll enjoy this. Come enjoy German games and a glass of wine with us! Games by German designers are enjoying increasing popularity outside their…

Happy Hour Chronicles: Vinoteca

Vinoteca, once you find it, lives up to the hype. “Everyone goes to Vinoteca.” “My friend had a great engagement party there.” “It’s the best place in the world!” (Choose the true statement) Tucked into a demure rowhouse off U Street, Vinoteca surrounds you with a clean and modern Italian feel once inside.  What is…