This week, you’re getting your favorite music on the go—with 20% off these Swiss-made, pocket-size portable speakers from Geneva XS. Plus, take 30% off Nova Scotia lobster (also served to royalty) and Argentine steaks and sausages for sizzling on your grill. Your Labor Day barbecue just went next-level.
Things to do for August 09, 2012
DC’s Next Great Beers, Your Next Great Jacket
The weekend always tears up on the podium.
DC’s Newest Beers Debut Tonight
At this rate, you may never drink beer from an actual state ever again. The District’s latest entry: 3 Stars out of Takoma, premiering tonight at ChurchKey. In addition to a couple mystery kegs, they’ll have their Pandemic Porter, Southern Belle imperial brown and the Urban Farmhouse, which is a Belgian ale. Also, a hipster commune.
On a Patio, with TVs and Scotch Eggs
You’ve been trying new things lately. Like watching badminton on TV. Next up: Welsh rarebit. While watching canoeing on TV. Through the closing ceremonies, Johnny’s is serving English bar snacks for $2.50 on their patio, such as cucumber sandwiches, Scotch eggs and beer-battered fish. Watching water polo makes you so hungry.
Intense Spice on H Street
At this new North Indian/Pakistani spot on H, you’ll notice that the menu choices (lamb vindaloo, chicken tikka) are available “authentic” or “medium,” authentic being devastatingly hot. Mild is nowhere to be seen. Cool off with one of the cocktails, made with muddled cukes, tamarind syrup and curry leaves. Oh, and jalapeños.
Your Next Great Jacket Is Here
You may not need a great new jacket for fall. But of course you want one. Like these made-to-order numbers from Band of Outsiders, hand-sewn in Brooklyn and available for the first time at Lost Boys. Grab the wool flannel for those professorial occasions or the full tuxedo for those professorial occasions that involve major awards.
Where Funnel Cake Meets Whiskey Punch
Sometimes the best picnics are indoors. Like the ones with bourbon-berry punch. And A/C. Until the end of summer, Cashion’s is rolling out three-course Sunday feasts. The menu will change, but we hear bacon deviled eggs, pulled pork and funnel cake with ice cream are in the rotation. Did we mention the A/C...