Up Next: DC Cocktail Week

We Got a Preview and It's Gonna Be Great

By AJ Dronkers + Photography by Raisa Aziz, Edible DC

Need a new watering hole? Looking for a creative date night? Over forty area restaurants and bars will celebrate DC Cocktail Week featuring specially priced cocktails and food bites from Monday, November 13 through Sunday, November 19. It's your chance to get out and explore old favorites, find undiscovered gems and try some newbies. We attended a preview at the fabulous Jack Rose Dining Saloon and got to sample creations from a handful of the participating restaurants and bars.

Convivial "A Rose by Any Other Name" -- features local Capitoline Rose Vermouth, Cherry Herring, and China China Bigellet Amer. Paired with Chef Cedric Maupillier's Roasted Cauliflower Blanc-Manager with pomegranate, mint, and za'atar. This perfect pairing is available all night in the entire restaurant for $18.00.

Convivial "A Rose by Any Other Name" -- features local Capitoline Rose Vermouth, Cherry Herring, and China China Bigellet Amer. Paired with Chef Cedric Maupillier's Roasted Cauliflower Blanc-Manager with pomegranate, mint, and za'atar. This perfect pairing is available all night in the entire restaurant for $18.00.

Sally's Middle Name's "USS Republic" -- Republic Restoratives Apple Brandy and Rum Barrel Borough Bourbon with Cocchi Americano, Sfumato. paired with a smoked pork shoulder croquette with apple honey-mustard. $16 for the pairing.

Sally's Middle Name's "USS Republic" -- Republic Restoratives Apple Brandy and Rum Barrel Borough Bourbon with Cocchi Americano, Sfumato. paired with a smoked pork shoulder croquette with apple honey-mustard. $16 for the pairing.

Indique "Gin + Garam Masala Tonic".

Indique "Gin + Garam Masala Tonic".

Dram & Grain "Porridge in a Potstill" -- Virginia Highland Port-Finished Malt Whisky, Malted Barley Orgeat, Madeira, Lemon, D&G Barrel-Aged Bitters.

Dram & Grain "Porridge in a Potstill" -- Virginia Highland Port-Finished Malt Whisky, Malted Barley Orgeat, Madeira, Lemon, D&G Barrel-Aged Bitters.

Full list of participating restaurants:

District of Columbia

  • Bar Dupont (Dupont Circle)
  • Cedar Restaurant (Penn Quarter)
  • Charlie Palmer Steak (Downtown)
  • China Chilcano (Penn Quarter)
  • Claudia’s Steakhouse (Downtown)
  • Convivial (Shaw)
  • DBGB (Penn Quarter)
  • Dino’s Grotto (Shaw)
  • District Distilling Co. (U Street)
  • Dram & Grain (Adams Morgan)
  • Etete (U Street/Shaw)
  • Farmers & Distillers (Mt Vernon Triangle)
  • Fig & Olive (Penn Quarter)
  • Firefly (Dupont Circle)
  • Graffiato (Penn Quarter)
  • Hard Rock Café (Downtown)
  • Indique (Cleveland Park)
  • Jack Rose Dining Saloon (Adams Morgan)
  • Kapnos (U Street)
  • Mintwood Place (Adams Morgan)
  • miXX Lobby Lounge and Wine Bar (Penn Quarter)
  • Muze (Downtown)
  • Nazca Mochica (Dupont Circle)
  • Occidental Grill & Seafood (Downtown)
  • Oyamel (Penn Quarter)
  • Pennsylvania 6 (Downtown)
  • Quarter+Glory (U Street)
  • Sally’s Middle Name (H Street)
  • Silver (Cathedral Heights)
  • Sixth Engine (Mt Vernon Triangle)
  • Slate Wine Bar + Bistro (Glover Park)
  • Stable (H Street)
  • Taqueria del Barrio (Petworth)
  • Zaytinya (Penn Quarter)

Maryland

  • City Perch Kitchen + Bar (Bethesda)
  • Jaleo (Bethesda)
  • Silver (Bethesda)
  • Sushi Ko (Chevy Chase)

Virginia

  • BaBa (Clarendon)
  • Jaleo (Crystal City)
  • Mazagan Restaurant & Lounge (Arlington)