The experience starts by ringing the doorbell five times to gain access to Jose Andres’ test kitchen for cocktails — which is now located adjacent to his famed Minibar.  And then, you have two hours for tasting. Just opened last month, the new Barmini, an… Read More

KBG Karaoke!

Yes, the KGB scares us, too.  Even when it means Karaoke in Grandma’s Basement! Wednesday night, Mari Vanna kicked off their weekly KGB karaoke series with a private shindig for friends and family of the Dupont Circle Russian eatery, which will now officially open to the public Wednesdays at 9 PM. Ushanka-clad KGB guards manned… Read More


H Street’s popular quick-casual pizzeria, H &pizza, is skipping down the alphabet a bit… and heading uptown. Today, owners Steve Salis and Michael Lastoria announced the signing of a ten-year lease on U Street for a second location of their pizza pie place, which offers three dough… Read More

[Party Pix] Heart After Dark

Celebrating the life saving work of the American Heart Association, the annual Heart Ball brought together some 500+ active advocates Saturday night at the National Building Museum. Hosted by actor/director/producer/writer/composer and heart survivor, Robby Benson (best known for starring in films such as “Ice Castles”,… Read More