240 Massachusetts Ave, NE
From a press release:
“Whether you’re hunting down a hot spot for breakfast, lunch, or snacks, or a place to stop by for a cocktail, consider the newest location of Buffalo & Bergen from Gina Chersevani, the mixtress maven of Washington, DC. Officially opening on Friday, December 6, 2019, it’s a stone’s throw from the Capitol. The drinkery-dinette offers both chic style and old-fashioned charm wrapped in a pretty new package and tied with a bow. Chersevani is pouring her heart into this little jewel box of a place, bringing its own distinctive flair to the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The initial limited opening hours will include breakfast, lunch, and all-day cocktail service from 8AM-3PM. In the coming weeks, full dinner and evening cocktail service will follow.
The seasonal menu features bold new choices – load up at lunch with hearty sandwiches like the Hasidic Tiger Mom [$10.25] with Roast Beef and a house-made Tiger Slaw on a Marble Rye Bagel; or make it cheesy with the Cheezus has Risen [$8.25]: a compelling combination of Double-Cream Brie, Smoked Gouda and Cheddar. Go gluten-free with the Live, Love Latkes [$8.00] featuring hot house-made Latkes served with Crème Fraiche, Mascarpone and Bourbon Granny Smith Apple Sauce.
Beloved classics from the original Buffalo & Bergen also make an appearance, including the popular Lox’d & Loaded [$19.50], Chersevani’s award-winning Bloody Mary garnished with a mini Everything Bagel stuffed with Lox, Cream Cheese, Capers, and Red Onion. Morning brings delectable house-made knishes and a flavorful variety of breakfast bagels, honoring those of her New York childhood. Chersevani offers playful choices that capture her charismatic character, like Old Bay with Black Sesame and French Toast.
Along with classic egg creams, floats, and sodas, just like the soda shops of her mother’s youth, Chersevani – the inveterate mixologist – concocts fanciful soda-fountain cocktails. As a nostalgic nod to her New York roots, Chersevani pays tribute to the Big Apple with a variation on an Apple ingredient in every cocktail. New, standout sips include the Ima Readin’ Rainbow featuring Lemon-Infused Sipsmith Gin, Cranberry Sage, Lemon, and Granny Smith Apple Foam. Or, the Chinatown to Chinatown a compelling blend of Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Gala Apple, Ginger, Lemon, and Five Spice – fittingly garnished with a Fortune Cookie.
Chersevani enlisted Edit Lab to elicit a design different from the original location with a distinct sense of place, honoring the space’s foundation and pedigree. A palette of creamy whites and seafoam green accent scalloped molding, nine button-style stools, and other polished interpretations of period décor. The black-and-white tiled flooring and vintage lighting brightly complement the cheery retro atmosphere. With its own distinguishing style, the décor complements the vintage lighting that brightens the space. Round tables and counter spots offer a sociable setting to mingle and gather. Weather permitting, exclusive patio dining is a must, with a seating area lined with rectangular black iron planters, which will be brimming with delicate flowers during the spring and summer.
The drinkery-dinette is the realization of a long-standing vision for Chersevani, who has dreamt of creating an inviting, intimate hideaway with casual dining and drinking from day into night.”
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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
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