Meet DC’s Newest Champagne Lounge

Meet DC’s newest champagne lounge. Tulips — now officially open — features a modern twist on traditional cuisine paired with hand-crafted cocktails and a polished wine selection. The venue — and its specialty cocktails — are named after the “playful” flower. Enjoy a Louve, Esperanto, or Orange Princess… Read More

Cocktails 101 ;)

Ever tried to make your way through all 101 cocktails in Gaz Regan’s Annual Manual for Bartenders (2011)?  Yeah, neither have we.  Yet. But two of DC’s most celebrated bartenders — and founders of Behind the Stick Consulting Group — Jamie MacBain and Jo-Jo Valenzuela are hoping… Read More

Derek Brown’s ‘Columbia Room’ Returns

After a yearlong hiatus, Derek Brown’s James Beard Award-nominated cocktail bar this week announced it is returning to Shaw’s Blagden Alley. Columbia Room, Brown’s intimate cocktail bar has plans to re-open in on February 9, 2016 with the same meticulously crafted cocktails and intimate drinking experience.  The revamped Columbia… Read More

Seth McClelland Opens ‘The SPEAK’

K Street Magazine’s own former night life contributor Seth McClelland has always relished skirting the rules.  Now the former owner of ONE Lounge returns from taking a two-year sojourn in New York City — to help launch top nightlife hotspots like 205 Club — to give his hometown another McClelland rogue gem —… Read More