Archive | February, 2008

Lucky Bar

Lucky Bar is the destination of choice for many seeking out a fun, loud and cheap dive bar. For the most part, Lucky Bar is an institution so you can always find a diverse crowd just hanging out, dancing, playing pool, throwing darts or watching sports. On Saturday and Sunday mornings, soccer fans flock here […]


Josephine currently has the pole position amongst clubs in the K Street area. With its über-exclusive door policy it is something of a departure from typical clubs in the area.  Josephine is actually my favorite club in DC and offers one of the hottest scenes that this area has seen in years. Cost – $$$ […]

Local 16

Local 16 is a lounge/club located in the U Street corridor that has been around since September 2002. For the past few years, it has been one of my favorite venues in the U Street area. It was created with the vision of providing the local U Street denizens with a cool place to hang […]


For the most part, DC9 is one of those unpretentious bars where people go to hang out, dance and have fun. The first floor is the bar area with tables, couches and a jukebox with over 130,000 songs. The second floor plays host to local and national acts and a DJ several nights a week. […]


Marvin, named after DC son Marvin Gaye, is one of the latest lounge/bistro additions to open on the U Street corridor. It’s been a little bit since a place popped up that was a little bigger, had a DJ and some dancing so people have been lining up to see what the deal is . […]


Acadiana is the Louisiana-inspired offering from the restaurant group which gave us TenPenh, DC Coast and Ceiba. Just thinking of Southern cooking whets my appetite and chef Jeff Tunks delivers a good interpretation of contemporary New Orleans fare. Acadiana is located by the new Convention Center at 901 New York Ave. NW. Cost – $$ […]

Science Club

Science Club is a cool little bar at 1136 19th St. NW near Dupont Circle. I would go so far as to say that Science Club might be one of my favorite bars in DC. Cost – $$ Service – A The service is the first thing that differentiates Science Club from the rest of […]

Comet Ping Pong

Comet Ping Pong is a pretty cool little restaurant / bar / ping pong club located at 5037 Connecticut Ave. between Van Ness and Chevy Chase. Cost – $$ Service – A- Comet Ping Pong is very much a neighborhood spot and consequently, has a pretty friendly staff of waiters and bartenders. I’ve only been […]