The 5pm Post – Specials for the Stewart/Colbert Sanity/Fear Rally/March/Halloween weekend

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Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe at 1517 Connecticut Avenue NW is kicking it up a notch:

Halloween Weekend


Croque Colbert: Café Croque Madame – A Variation: Shaved ham, gruyere cheese, hollandaise; on grilled Café bread; fired under the broiler; w/two eggs — almost any style; Café potatoes & fresh fruit (add jumbo lump crab meat or lobster meat)

Sanity and/or Fear Omelet: Sanity – w/Crab; Fear – w/Lobster: Fresh asparagus, red onion; tomato & Monterey jack chees; all folded in a 3-egg omelet; finished w/a lemon hollandaise; Café potatoes & fresh fruit

The Barack Obamlet: 3-egg omelet filled w/our Obama Family Chili; topped w/cheddar cheese; served w/sour cream, diced red pepper & scallions; Café potatoes & fresh fruit. Source:


Sanity/Fear Drunken Nutty Pumpkin Mousse Cake: 2 layers of white sponge cake w/2 layers of brandy pumpkin mousse; w/whipped cream, caramelized pecans & white chocolate; drizzled w/caramel

Your Moment of Zen Chocolate Cake: Chocolate cake layered w/chocolate pudding; covered w/chocolate ganache: served w/fresh whipped cream; drizzled w/raspberry purée & chocolate syrup


Rally to Restore Sanity-ni: Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Whipped Cream Vodka, pumpkin liqueur; cinnamon-sugar rim

Stephen Colberri: Absolut Berri Acai Vodka, mixed fruit purée, lemon fizz

Jack O’ Lantern Snifter: Hennessey, Grand Marnier, OJ, ginger ale, orange

Dracula’s Fang Highball: Cherry Vodka, Grenadine, cola, cherry garnish

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And if that sounds too fancy Tune Inn at 331 Pennsylvania Ave SE is offering PBR specials for $1:

“730 AM opening, 8AM $1 PBRs and breakfast specials on Saturday pre-Rally.”