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First Bite: DC Harvest Kitchen & Bar

October 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, H Street

It’s hard to keep track of what’s opening on H Street but thankfully I have friends who do it for me. We picked DC Harvest, 517 H Street NE, for our monthly night out and the Southern girl in me was very glad we did.  Two words: fried chicken. No, make that four words: sous vide […]

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The Craft Cocktail Bracket: Wisdom vs. The Eddy Bar at Hank’s

April 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Last but not least for our March Madness first-round match-ups, the craft cocktail bracket. Forget describing bars by their looks or appearance, let’s talk drinks. At Wisdom and Hank’s that’s all that really matters. The Eddy Bar at Hank’s Oyster Bar is the cinderella newcomer to Capitol Hill — the Wichita State Shockers if you […]

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First Sip: Harold Black, Capitol Hill’s Top-Secret Speakeasy

December 27th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Capitol Hill, DC, Eastern Market

Has Capitol Hill been thrust into the land of the hip? Not only do we have trendy restaurants opening practically every month on 8th Street, SE and H Street, NE, but the craft cocktail movement –brought to the neighborhood by Erik Holzherr at Wisdom– has gained fans and followers. Mixology on the Hill used to […]

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First Bite: Hank’s Oyster Bar

August 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC, Eastern Market

The space at 633 Pennsylvania Avenue SE has been occupied by a variety of ill-fated food concepts.  Something about that space (or block?) seems to be less than conducive for restaurants.  Perhaps that curse has been broken by a tried-and-true establishment that has put down some serious roots in the storefront.  Hanks Oyster Bar opened […]

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