Going Out Guide: Capitol Hill


Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Barrel rolls out the bourbon on Capitol Hill

Two levels of whiskey and craft beer take over the former 18th Amendment space.

By Fritz Hahn  |  05:46 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Bourbon, Capitol Hill

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Something for the weekend: retro cocktails at Hank’s on the Hill

Alabama Slammers, Blue Hawaiians and wine coolers you’ll actually want to drink.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:53 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Capitol Hill, Cocktails

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Bistro Bis to get a makeover for its anniversary

The restaurant won’t be dark for long.

By Tom Sietsema  |  10:46 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Jeff Buben, Restaurants

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Illinois alums and expats host happy hour for tornado relief tonight

The Illinois State Society, Northwestern University alumni and the D.C. Bears Fans are fundraising at Union Pub.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:20 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Capitol Hill, Fundraisers

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Go watch a flock of goats eat Congressional Cemetery

Through Monday, a herd of about 100 goats is removing vegetation from the historic cemetery.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Goat mowers, With Kids

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 05/01/2013

District Taco now open and serving breakfast tacos on Capitol Hill

One of our favorite purveyors of tacos and burritos in D.C. opened today on Pennsylvania Avenue near Seventh Street SE.

By Fritz Hahn | @fritzhahn  |  02:31 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 04/10/2013

On Ambar's new patio, happy hour brings Balkan bites

Happy hour runs from 5 to 7 p.m. on weeknights, and the menu includes $4 cocktails, beers, wine and small plates.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:43 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Capitol Hill, Patio Season

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Art and Soul looks to locals for coffee, eggs and decor

The reopening of chef Art Smith's Capitol Hill restaurant showed off a new look and a new menu.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Restaurants

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Chef Aaron Silverman on Rose's Luxury pop-up, future plans

The forthcoming Barracks Row restaurant promises playful fare with globe-spanning influences.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:17 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Restaurants

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Where to drink this weekend: Beuchert's Saloon on Capitol Hill

After opening quietly on Tuesday, Beuchert's Saloon is serving retro cocktails and farm-fresh meals on Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:06 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Capitol Hill, Openings

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/16/2013

On Presidents' Day, a rare peek into the heart of the Library of Congress

Abraham Lincoln's handwritten draft of the Emancipation Proclamation also on display.

By Ron Charles  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Museums

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Hank's on the Hill suffers minor damage in early morning fire; will reopen in a few days

A fire on the roof of the popular oyster bar will shutter operations for a few days.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:18 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, Restaurants