Author Archives: Joel Whitaker

Why Watch Basketball When You Can Watch Bartenders Battle?

U Street bar and restaurant Hawthorne (1336 U St NW) and Bud Light are hosting a Bracket Battle on Monday, March 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. The free and open to the public event will feature bartenders from bars across D.C. competing to see who can mix the best beer cocktail. Eight mixologists — from Hawthorne, Soundcheck, Echostage, Provision No. 14, Chinese … Continue reading

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A Hard Apple Cider Perfect for Cherry Blossom Festival

Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders, the No. 1 global cider brand, according to Canadean Research,  unveiled its newest flavor, Strongbow Cherry Blossom. The new flavor and recipe is said to deliver a cut-through, refreshing taste with delicate cherry blossom and red … Continue reading

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Haymarket Woman Earns Wine Diploma

Sara Gann, of The Winery at La Grange in Haymarket, Va., is among the latest graduates of the International Wine Center with a WSET Level 4 Diploma. She’s one of 13 new graduates who join an esteemed group of 273 who … Continue reading

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