As NPR’s intelligence correspondent, Mary Louise Kelly spent years chasing sources through the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. Then she decided to turn her eye from the spy beat to spy fiction. The result is her debut espionage thriller, “Anonymous Sources.”
Franco Amero Digestif at Hotel Tabard Inn
With all the hubbub going on over at Tabard Inn, the wonderful bar at this D.C. institution could get lost in the mix of politics and ownership. Even though Chantal Tseng now spends most of her time at D.C.’s house of sherry Mockingbird Hill, Tseng’s drink merits mention and more than occasional consumption.
Beverage/Mixology Program of the Year
The member restaurant is distinguished by the quality, diversity, creativity, clarity and value of its beverage program. The nominee’s beverage program best suits the cuisine and style of the restaurant while enhancing the restaurant experience. The nominated restaurant must have been in operation for a minimum of two years by December 1, 2009.
EatGoodFood Group - Restaurant Eve, The Majestic, Eamonn's, A Dubliner Chipper/PX
Artini is a monthlong competition among 12 of the area’s top mixologists to create the most artistic martini. This year, the source of inspiration for the cocktails is the Corcoran’s current exhibit “A Love of Europe: Highlights From the William A. Clark Collection.” Every Tuesday through Thursday through March 31, one competing cocktail will be featured for tasting at different venues from 6:30 to 8:30. Here at After Hours, we’ll be showcasing some of the cocktails.
We Love Drinks: Chantal Tseng
By Jenn Larsen, 3:00 pm February 18th, 2010
We Love Drinks continues our series where we look behind the bar, profiling the many people – from mixologists to bartenders, sommeliers to publicans – who make your drinks experience happen.
Buzzed: Chantal Tseng's Sazerac
Welcome to Buzzed, in which local bartenders show us how to make their favorite drinks—and let you in on their recipes. This week, Chantal Tseng of the Tabard Inn shows us how to make a Mid-19th Century Sazerac.
By Alejandro Salinas Published Wednesday, August 06, 2008
In this era of flea-market aesthetics, it's refreshing to discover a bar that feels broken in because it actually is. At first glance, the crowd at this century-old Dupont Circle institution looks like it's composed of policy wonks who might let think-tank business spill over into cordials, but those guys are here for the same reason you are: to relax over a nouveau bourbon rickey while reclining in a fireside armchair worn in by nothing but asses and time.