By Eden Stiffman, special to EdibleDC
Some of the District’s fastest female bartenders met for a stirring and shaking showdown Monday at the Howard Theatre.
The event kicked off the fourth year of Speed Rack, “the March Madness of boobies and booze,” as event co-founder Ivy Mix calls it, which serves two purposes: to promote women in the male dominated field of bartending, and to raise money to battle breast cancer.
Here’s how it worked: A crowd of tipsy spectators watched two contestants at a time compete in timed heats, making four classic cocktails selected at random. A panel of discerning judges, including Todd … Read More