Punch by Twilight – Columbia Room (Punch Garden)

The perfect spot for a spring or summer soiree, the Columbia Room’s less formal sibling offers a ton of refreshing and delicious cocktails.  Ambiance: ****1/2 Decor: **** Service: **** Cocktails: **** Overall Rating: 4.25 So if you are familiar with the existence of alcohol and Washington DC, you’ve no doubt heard of the Columbia Room, the famed… Read More Punch by Twilight – Columbia Room (Punch Garden)

Farewell to 2015 – My Top Five Bars! 100th Post!

Helluva year my friends, helluva year!  I started this blog in May as a simple way to record my initial, clumsy forays into mixing cocktails.  Since then, it’s become an increasingly enjoyable platform for recounting fun trips to 49 cocktails bars in seven states and two countries.  So many great experiences sipping amazing drinks, meeting colorful folks on both sides of… Read More Farewell to 2015 – My Top Five Bars! 100th Post!

Cocktails Under the Glimmering Starlight – Iron Gate

Impossibly beautiful in the low light of evening, Iron Gate exudes old Washington elegance while serving up some potent drinks. Ambiance: ****1/2 Decor: ***** Service: **** Cocktails: ***1/2 Overall Rating: 4.25 “So when the iron portal shuts behind us, And life forgets us in its noise and whirl, Visions that shunned the glaring noonday find us,… Read More Cocktails Under the Glimmering Starlight – Iron Gate