Archive | September, 2015

H Street Country Club to Have Patio, Mariachis During H Street Festival

18 Sep

H Street Country Club (1335 H Street) will be having its usual sidewalk patio during H Street Festival (September 19th) where they will be serving Dos Equis Lager, Amber, and Tecate as well as their usual drafts, bottles, and cans.  There will be mariachis roaming through the crowd throughout the day!  They will also be serving margaritas, tacos, and other Mexican dishes on the patio.  In addition to the sidewalk patio, the main restaurant and the rooftop will be open.

DC Harvest to Do Mixed Brunch/Dinner Menu, Debut New Cocktail at H Street Festival

18 Sep
Bar at DC Harvest

Bar at DC Harvest

DC Harvest (517 H Street) will serve a blended menu that features some items from brunch and some from dinner (including a new grilled swordfish salad dish) for H Street Festival this weekend (September 19th).  This menu will be served from 11 am until 5 pm when the kitchen will close for an hour before reopening to serve the dinner menu.  DC Harvest will also be debuting a new gel cocktail during the Festival.  You can view the complete H Street Festival menu here.

Queen Vic Brings Back Double Decker Booze Bus for H Street Festival

18 Sep

The Queen Vic (1206 H Street) will be bringing back its double decker booze bus for H Street Festival this Saturday (September 19th).  The bus parks in front of the restaurant on the street and is available all day for Festival goers who want to enjoy a drink with a view (its quite the place to people watch on the second level!).  They will also have their full menu as well as pork lollipops, scotch eggs, and $5 drinks.

Vendetta to Serve Prosecco, Food Specials During H Street Festival

17 Sep
Front of Vendetta

Front of Vendetta

Vendetta (1212 H Street) will be serving prosecco during H Street Festival this Saturday (September 19th).  For food, they will be featuring mac n cheese balls as well as Italian sausages.  Both floors will be open and the front patio will have an additional bar for the day.

 

Micho’s Grill to Serve $4 Beers During H Street Festival

17 Sep
Outside of Micho's Lebanese Grill

Outside of Micho’s Lebanese Grill

Micho’s Grill (500 H Street) will be serving $4 beers and free popcorn with any purchase during H Street Festival this weekend (September 19th).

Peruvian Street Food and Frozen Cocktails at Ocopa During H Street Festival

17 Sep
Classico (Mahi Mahi) Ceviche at Ocopa

Classico (Mahi Mahi) Ceviche at Ocopa

Ocopa (1324 H Street) will be serving Peruvian street food, Pisco cocktails, frozen drinks, and beer during H Street Festival this weekend (September 17th).  Red Bull will be sponsoring the event, and there will be lots of patio seating.

Sally’s Middle Name to Feature Carry Out During H Street Festival

17 Sep
Interior at Sally's Middle Name

Interior at Sally’s Middle Name

Sally’s Middle Name (1320 H Street) will be featuring take out during H Street Festival this weekend (September 19th).  They are going to be rearranging the interior of their restaurant to allow more standing room and will be offering $5 drink specials.

Their food menu will feature:

  • wings with mambo sauce
  • smoked duck bbq plate
  • fried fish sandwich
  • vanilla goat milk ice cream cone

Upstairs at Akae, there will be a book drive to benefit Sherwood Recreation Center.

*Photo courtesy of Jessica Burge Photography

Le Grenier to Serve Merguez Frites (French Street Sandwich) During H Street Festival

16 Sep
Interior of Le Grenier

Interior of Le Grenier

Le Grenier (502 H Street) will be serving an awesome sounding French street sandwich during H Street Festival this weekend (September 19th): the Merguez Frites.  We had to look it up, but it is a spicy sausage sandwich on a baguette with fries on top.  They will be serving it from 11 am to 7 pm as well as Kronenbourg beer for $3.

1305 H Street Undergoes Complete Renovation

16 Sep
1305 H Street

1305 H Street

1305 H Street has undergone a complete renovation over the past couple of months.  The building had long looked abandoned but had its interior completely redone and appears to now be partitioned into two separate units.  No word on what it might become in the future but definitely an improvement from its previous condition.

Smith Commons Featuring Reduced Price Drinks, Bar Menu During H Street Festival

16 Sep

Smith Commons Exterior

Smith Commons (1245 H Street) will be featuring reduced price drinks ($5 house wine, $5 select craft beer, and $5 rail cocktails) during H Street Festival this weekend (September 19th).  They will also be featuring their entire bar menu at reduced prices.

Complete bar food/drink menu:

Bar Menu

Prince Edward Island Mussels – 9 / 11
 Thai Lemongrass, Coconut, Curry Sauce with Garlic Crostini

Braised Pork Belly – 8 / 10 
Kimchi, Shitake Mushroom, Rice Cake & Radish with Bulgogi Sauce

Tuna Tartar – 10 
Capers, Mustard Seed Oil, Avocado and Edamame Purée, Tobiko

*Short Rib Tacos 7 / 9 (Chicken & Pork Belly Options) Housemade Guacamole & Pico De Gallo, with Warm Flour Tortillas

*Ceviche – 8 / 10 
Chatham Cod, Bay Scallops, Tiger Prawns, Soft Onion, Cilantro, Tomato, Grapefruit

Grilled Gonchujang Chicken – 9 Kimchi, Granny Smith Apple

*Smith Commons Wings – 8 / 10 (Stir Fry Option) Fried Golden Brown and served with Smoked BBQ & BLU Cheese Continue reading