Archive | March, 2010

Artini 2010 at the Corcoran

This past Saturday I visited the Corcoran Gallery of Art for Artini 2010, an event that brought some of the area’s most talented mixologists together to construct drinks inspired by works featured in the Corcoran’s current exhibition, A Love of Europe: Highlights from the William A. Clark Collection. The combination of the Corcoran’s classical environment […]

The Corcoran’s 1869 Society Presents Artini 2010!

(DC City Blog via the Corcoran) – Starting March 1, the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society presents ARTINI, a month-long special event to benefit ArtReach, the Corcoran’s community outreach program. ArtReach extends the resources of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design to underserved communities in Washington, D.C. through free […]

Restaurants in the Hip & Historic Neighborhood of Georgetown Showcase the Tastier Side of the Cherry Blossom Season with Inspired Cocktails and Unique Cuisine

(Georgetown Business Improvement District via DC City Blog) – The National Cherry Blossom Festival is an annual two-week event that celebrates the 1912 gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The cherry blossoms are the ultimate sign of springtime in Washington, DC and […]

Washington, DC’s First Izakaya, Kushi Izakaya & Sushi Opens in Mt. Vernon Square

(Kushi Isakaya & Sushi via DC City Blog) – Opening today in Mt. Vernon Square, Kushi Izakaya & Sushi is Washington, DC’s first family-run Izakaya (Japanese Gastropub). Kushi is an energetic restaurant featuring a sushi bar run by one of Tokyo’s rising star sushi-chefs, a robata counter serving kushiyaki; skewers of meat, seafood and vegetables […]