Welcome to BYT’s “hot damn, how could I live without this” column, Eating Out. We’ll be highlighting one food or booze special event every night of the week. From the best happy hours in the city to the uber expensive $500 per person tasting menus, there is something good to eat or drink every single night in this city and we want to help you find it. And yes, we get the joke.
You could drink alone at home as you work your way through your Netflix queue, or you could get out of your house and head to Colony Club for a night of good drinks and seasonal crafts. Tonight they’ll be drinking spiked Mexican hot chocolate and decorating sugar skulls and I truly can’t think of a better spooky / cozy fall activity. Save some boozy hot chocolate for me.
One of Spain’s best breweries is coming to D.C. for the first time! In 2012, Nómada was rated one of the best breweries in the world and you have the unique opportunity to try 10 of their beers at Churchkey. Make sure you grab the Hanami, an Indian Pale Ale with yuzu, cherry blossoms and kombucha, or if IPA’s aren’t your style go for Tu Jardin, a saison with blackberries and roses. Regardless, you’re going to have a very good drunken time.
Like a horror movie villian, Truckeroo has risen from the dead for a final performance. Head on over to spend some quality time with your favorite food trucks and soak up that fall weather before it’s so cold you can’t feel your fingers. Start off with a classic like DC Slices and finish off with another classic like Captain Cookie. Man I wish I had some cookies right now.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Espita is celebrating one of our favorite liquors with an intimate tasting lead by beverage director Megan Barnes herself. Snap up a ticket to enjoy three of Barnes favorite whiskeys with snack pairings and then head out into the night armed with the knowledge that you’ve leveled up in mezcal. It’s a hell of a good way to kick off a Saturday night.
Pack it up, this is the best brunch happening in D.C. and all other brunches are canceled. Slash Run will be playing the classic TV show Freddy’s Nightmares from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. while you snack on whatever the hell they have for brunch. Burgers? beer? I don’t even know. I don’t even care. Did you know Tobe Hooper directed the first episode of Freddy’s Nightmares? You do now.
Your week looks delicious.