Under the Volcano – Espita Mezcaleria

Adorned with stunning artwork, Espita Mezcaleria stimulates the senses with a sophisticated atmosphere and powerful, stunning cocktails. Ambiance: **** Decor: ***** Service: **** Cocktails: **** Overall Rating: 4.25 A couple of months ago I was walking around Shaw and observed some interesting Mexican window art going up in a restaurant space. Intrigued, I began reading up… Read More Under the Volcano – Espita Mezcaleria

Power and Glory at Petworth Citizen

After an inexcusable 3-week absence, I headed back to Petworth Citizen’s beautiful Reading Room for Graham Greene weekend, the latest installment in the bar’s awesome Literary Cocktail series. Frankly, I was surprised to be let back in after that display of disloyalty! Determined to repair my tarnished reputation, I launched into Chantal Tseng’s great menu… Read More Power and Glory at Petworth Citizen

On the Corner of 14th and Class – Tico

Adorned with beautiful artwork and colors, Tico provides great service and a bevy of superb cocktails. Ambiance: **** Decor: ****1/2 Service: ****1/2 Cocktails: **** Overall Rating: 4.25 I’m a fan of awards, although I rarely win them. Honors like the Rammy’s help me (and my liver) by lending order and focus to my cocktail love, pointing me… Read More On the Corner of 14th and Class – Tico