Thanks to all who sent in word about Hill Country opening up this weekend at 410 7th St, NW in Penn Quarter. I stopped in briefly last Friday and the space is huge! And more importantly smelled great. There is actually two levels with another bar and seating area downstairs.
You can take a look at their delicious looking menu here.
And there is an extensive music schedule:
This is like the opposite of Standard Bar and BBQ but I’m just as eager to have a taste. We’ll revisit for a proper “judging restaurants” in a few weeks.