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The 5pm Post – Firefly “Beat the Clock” Happy Hour

by Prince Of Petworth October 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm 8 Comments

From a press release:

On October 1st, Kimpton’s Firefly Restaurant will launch “Beat the Clock,” a happy hour with progressively timed and priced food and drink specials available Monday to Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Drink specials include house wines, draft beer and rail cocktails only. Chef Danny Bortnick has selected “Seven Salty Snacks” that are available for $5 throughout happy hour.

Pricing changes by the hour and here’s how it works:

* From 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. all drink specials are $1;
* From 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. drink specials increase to $2;
* From 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. drinks specials increase to $3
* From 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. drink specials increase to $4 before reverting back to regular pricing after 7:00 p.m.
* On Monday nights, the clock stops at 7:00 p.m. and $4 drink specials will be available until last call at 11:30 p.m.
* The “Seven Salty Snacks” menu features:
o Deviled Eggs with smoked paprika, caper powder, and garlic chips
o Salt Roasted Baby beets with Cherry Glen goat cheese, Sicilian pistachio, fig vinegar, and micro arugula
o Chicken Fried Oysters with po’boy sauce
o Grilled Red Wine Poached Octopus with avocado, olive aioli and roasted olive gremolata
o Smoked Whitefish Brandade on garlic toast sliders, scallion-caper persillade
o Mac ‘n Three Cheese
o Truffle Fries or Parmesan Truffle Fries

Firefly has recently become one of a select few restaurants in the D.C. area to serve Batch 19, a special brew made from a pre-prohibition era recipe. The beer will be available on tap in the bar and lounge area, where guests can order 64 oz. growlers of Batch 19 for $15 during happy hour and $20 afterwards.

Also, guests can now check-in to Firefly on foursquare, where the restaurant offers a complimentary glass of sparkling wine for first time check-ins. Guests should check-in often as the special offer will change.

When: Beginning October 1st, happy hour specials will be available Monday through Friday between 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. On Monday nights, $4 drinks will last from 7:00 p.m. until closing.

Where: Firefly Restaurant, 1310 New Hampshire Avenue, NW

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