Your Perks: 1) Two pairs of perfectly fitting jeans for $153. Keep what fits, return the rest for free. 2) A hoverboard-like device so you can live out all your Back to the Future Part II–related fantasies. Well, almost all. 3) A box full of sexy things. It’s okay to admit you want.
Things to do for September 17, 2015
BBQ, New Local Beer and Three New Brunches
The weekend always flies direct.
Lots of Menswear in One Place
You feel like getting some new clothes. Maybe because it’s fall. Or maybe because you’re browsing local designers at this pop-up at the Renaissance Hotel, with shirts from Hugh & Crye, casual wear from Chris Cardi, shoes and shirts from Wolf vs Goat and plenty more.
Three New Brunches
It’s time for Let’s Make a Deal: Brunch Edition.
Behind Door #1: It’s Olivia’s Diner, with bottomless stacks of five different kinds of pancakes.
Door #2: L’Hommage Bistro Francais’s new weekend brunch, with sliced prime rib, swiss omelets and Dutch pancakes.
Door #3: The Riggsby’s Sunday brunch, with shellfish plateaus and chorizo breakfast burritos.
There are no Zonks.
We’d like to anticipate your questions, so here goes:
Q: Did an actual brewer live in this mansion?
A: Yes, Christian Heurich, DC’s most famous German-expat brewer.
Q: What do I get for my ticket?
A: Bottomless pours from eight DC breweries, plus pretzels, brats and kraut.
Q: Shouldn’t this be longer than three hours?
A: Probably. But don’t get greedy.
Here’s the story of a veteran of 2 Amys and Right Proper Brewing. And a microbiologist. And their efforts to make you some beer. It’s called Handsome Beer Company, and your first chance to taste their debut lineup of saison, abbey pale and brown ale has arrived.
A BBQ Road Trip to Charm City
Fun fact #1: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que was born when the founders started cooking for bikers at a Harley convention. Fun fact #2: their latest location in Fells Point is in a building that used to make Coke-bottle boxes. Expect racks of ribs, cold-smoked ribeyes and shrimp boiled in beer. Don’t expect bikers.