FamousDC Goes to Bluejacket
Our own Hungry Lobbyist took a trip to Bluejacket and kept FamousDC right in the middle of … things.
Our Favorite Bills and Brews Instagrams
Bills and Brews is blowing up their Instagram. Here are our favorites from their feed so far:
Hyper Hill: Doozy
It got pretty wet around here [records broken] We are the champions– in Virginia, regarding [beer] Washington Redskins not so hot [Cowboys] Inspired to clean up the [National Mall] They came, they caused traffic, they left [truckers] DC designed you a new drivers’ license [flowery] States are paying to keep …
Jeff Wells & Teddy Folkman
Meet Jeff Wells & Teddy Folkman. Jeff Wells and Teddy Folkman founded DC’s annual Beer Week in 2008. Jeff Wells is one of the co-founders of DC Beer Week and an On-Premise Sales Manager for DOPS, Inc. – one of the Washington area’s pioneering Craft Beer Wholesalers. A 15-year veteran of the Washington, DC craft beer movement, Jeff developed his love and passion for craft beer while gaining experience in all three tiers of the industry. Chef Teddy Folkman, co-owner of Granville Moore’s on H Street, NE, and co-founder of DC Beer Week, has spent the past decade pursuing his passion for the culinary arts. When he isn’t in the kitchen, Teddy pursues another of his passions – craft beer. As the National Culinary Ambassador for Brewery Ommegang, he travels the country hosting cooking competitions and beer dinners, as well as speaking about food and beer at various festivals and events. All in all, these guys have a pretty good gig and lots of great beer.
DC Beer Week: An Insider’s Guide
In light of the upcoming DC Beer Week, we thought it would be best to have one of DC’s favorite beer aficionados weigh in. Below Bill DeBaun, a co-editor at DCBeer.com, outlines some events to hit up and several tips for planning the best possible route to hops and happiness. Enjoy. DC Beer Week returns next week (August 12-18), and despite my liver’s protests, I’m looking forward to celebrating the people and places that make the DC metro area’s beer scene one of the best in America. Tastings, dinners, meeting the brewers, rare beers, local beers, hell, even a craft beer cruise on the Potomac will fill next week’s social calendar with malty, hoppy, sudsy goodness.
DC Beer Week 2012
Craft beer lovers rejoice! The fourth annual DC Beer Week kicks off this Sunday, August 12th. For those who crave beer in all things sweet and savory, we’ve got you covered. “In beer we thirst” indeed. Beer and Pretzel Cupcakes via Bakers Royale Berry Beer Baked Beans via 101 Cookbooks …
Help Dan Snyder Fuel His Yacht
We recently reported that Dan Snyder, the lovable owner of the Washington Redskins, purchased a new yacht. Now the City Paper would like folks to know that fueling yachts is far from cheap. It Takes More Than 43,000 Beers to Fill Up the Fuel Tanks on Dan Snyder’s Boat? The …
A Taste of America
Did you find something unusual in your Roll Call this morning? Today’s print edition has a pullout section featuring 64 brackets about–food?? When asked, Roll Call confirmed they’re hosting a “Taste of America” contest with Chef Spike, owner of We, the Pizza and Good Stuff Eatery. The rules are as …
Buy the NRCC Web Team a Beer
The creative juices are flowing at 320 First Street. NRCC.org is marking the 2nd anniversary of the stimulus by using past quotes from Democrats who praised it last year. TEXTS FROM LAST CONGRESS
You drink more because you’re smarter
The Week: Why do smart kids grow up to be heavier drinkers? Drinking is the only way to deal with morons: Smart people “booze so we can tolerate everyone else,” says Greg at Food & Wine Blog. When sober, we tend to “take people’s responses at literal face value.” But …
Ali McSherry’s Awesome Job
Mug Shots: Drink Up – Beer Joins Abound in the Capital
While the Rest of Us Joke About Curling…
Katie Harbath, the Director of Bell and Whistles at the NRSC [and the 2nd place finisher in the FamousDC Snowmageddon Photo Contest] is not only a fan of curling, but an experienced curler herself. According to Harbath, who was kind enough to answer a few questions, she was once an …
Nichole Remmert Is After Our Heart
The Hill Is Home: Beer on the Hill When I was in first grade, I wanted to be a cocktail waitress when I grew up. I was five years old and had just been shoved into some gifted program at my school, but for open house we had to draw …
Are the Detroit Lions Better Than the Redskins?
Jarrett thinks so. Stet Sports Blog: Five Reasons Why the Detroit Lions Are in Better Shape Than the Washington NFL Franchise 5. Threshold of Expectations 4. Happy People 3. The Hunger for More 2. The Washington Post Lives 1. Tailgating is welcomed at Ford Field
Virginia Foxx Trots An Employee Right Out the Door
Virginia Foxx, who’s been known for inserting the occasional foot in the mouth , does not have patience for employees who follow in her footsteps. Proof: Her scheduler recently posted this message via her gmail status, “Office beers. on taxpayer time. you’re welcome, fightin 5th district.” [honest and transparent] Officially …