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Get a Proper Caffeine Buzz with 11 Cold Brew Cocktails

06-19-2017 | On Tap Magazine

People get their buzz going in different ways. For some, it might be a happy hour cocktail after work. For others, it might be a morning or midday caffeine fix. Certainly, there are plenty of us who partake in both – so why not just do it at once? Enter the world of cold brew cocktails, with these 11 caffeinated cocktail creations across the city.

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Clever Cocktail Containers Create Clamoring Clientele

06-19-2017 | Nightclub & Bar

If that saying, “We drink with our eyes first,” holds true, then these cocktails are an ocular delight. Bartenders get creative, using tin cans, chemistry equipment, and even light bulbs for libations that wow before guests even take a sip.

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Happy Hour with Fritz Hahn

06-19-2017 | The Washington Post

Every other Thursday, Washington Post bar and beer reporter Fritz Hahn discusses happy hours, new cocktail destinations, local beers, date ideas and the late-night scene. Of course, he's also happy to talk about staples of the old Got Plans chats, such as weekend getaways, brunch spots, new exhibits and other ways to have fun in the Washington D.C. area.

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BYT Burger Guide

06-19-2017 | BYT Burger Guide

REJOICE! BURGER SEASON IS HERE!!! The horrific days of rain are almost over and summer is here (if you consider Memorial Day Weekend the start of summer and the DC public pools does so it’s good enough for us). It’s time to break out your grill and eat some juicy burgers.

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10 Carrot Cocktails to Put a Little Hop in Your Step

06-19-2017 | OpenTable Blog

Carrots are packed with nutrients – from beta-carotene and vitamin K to potassium and a bounty of antioxidants. So when their juice is incorporated into cocktails it boosts their health factor while alleviating our guilt. Here are 10 carrot cocktails to drink this spring.

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Best Carrot Cake In Washington D.C.

04-25-2017 | CBS Local

The idea of a healthy vegetable included in an otherwise unhealthy indulgence likely contributes to the popularity of carrot cake — as does its deliciously, spicy taste.

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DC Patio Brunch Guide 2017

04-25-2017 | Bitches Who Brunch

It’s time to ditch the cozy sweaters for bold prints and bright dresses. Gather your besties for an afternoon filled with fun in the sun beginning with brunch.

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18 Negronis to Knock Back Right Now

04-21-2017 | Eater DC

Never be without the Italian cocktail again.

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6 New Outdoor Spots Where You Can Eat and Drink Outside Tonight

04-18-2017 | Washingtonian

All sunshine...

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Rally the Troops for a Proper Girls Night Out

04-14-2017 | Eater DC

In this crazy world, a simple ladies night out can really work wonders for the soul. D.C.'s "work hard, play hard" mentality means there's no shortage of places to eat and drink in this city. But when looking for a place that combines the class, sass and fun of a true ladies night out — where's a modern woman expected to go?

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Hot Wheels: Old-School Food and Drink Carts Are on a Roll

04-11-2017 | Zagat DC

With the exception of dim sum and the cow-shaped cheese cart at The Inn at Little Washington, there’s no denying that food carts that once roamed restaurants were considered decidedly passé for the last decade or so — until now.

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Camp Out on D.C.’s Freshest Patios and Roof Decks

04-11-2017 | Eater DC

Hidden behind Dirty Habit is an expansive open-air patio that’s fully enclosed for privacy. It spans an entire city block and is equipped with couches, chairs, fire pits, oversized lamps, and strings of lights.

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The 11 Best New Bars in Washington, D.C.: Spring 2017

04-08-2017 | Liquor.com

Head bartender Sarah Ruiz created the bar program at Dirty Habit. She brings an array of unique and global ingredients to her beverages, while delivering libations ranging from refined to bold and inventive, as well as large-format cocktails.

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5 must go-to outdoor dining restaurants for spring

04-03-2017 | WUSA9

Now that the air is finally cleared and the temps are finally going up, it's time to do what DC does best - eat outside! Here are some new & favorite outdoor dining experiences in DC!

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Hotels Promote Rooftops, Patios, Pools to Help Locals Soak Up Spring

04-03-2017 | Washington Diplomat

Now that spring is officially here — although you could argue that it came and went a few times between January and now — we’re ready to cure our cabin fever once and for all.

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9 new outdoor dining destinations in Washington

03-30-2017 | The Washington Post

Regulars of Poste mourned last year when the restaurant closed, taking away the popular patio in its wake. But the outdoor space — the size of a full city block — reopened in conjunction with Poste's replacement, Dirty Habit, complete with its own bar, new furniture and fire pits. Lounge outside with one of the large-format cocktails for a group, along with such creative bites as the fried meatballs and charred eggplant.

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5 must go-to outdoor dining restaurants for spring

03-29-2017 | WUSA9

Now that the air is finally cleared and the temps are finally going up, it's time to do what DC does best - eat outside! Here are some new & favorite outdoor dining experiences in DC!

1. Dirty Habit, 855 Eighth St. NW
This adorable patio tucked away in a courtyard is perfect for dining outside while still feeling intimate! Plus it has twinkle lights and who doesn't love that.

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D.C. gets a taste of Parisian glam at the Nour Hammour trunk show

03-27-2017 | DC Refined

D.C. fashionistas got a little taste of Parisian glamour thanks to a Nour Hammour trunk show at Dirty Habit, hosted by Moki Media. 75 guests showed up Saturday morning to sip their mimosas and nibble on steak frites and shrimp summer rolls while shopping the latest collection from Paris-based leather jacket brand Nour Hammour.

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Innovating Within Ubiquity

03-14-2017 | Flavor & The Menu

A perfect union of an inception-stage flavor with a ubiquitous one, this burger from Dirty Habit at the Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C., boasts Japanese mayo and teriyaki.

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Better Ways to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

03-04-2017 | On Tap Magazine

Matcha Picchu at Dirty Habit
Head bartender Sarah Ruiz came up with the drink and its multi-pun-layered name... Ruiz describes the drink as “joining together Eastern and Western flavors.” The matcha and pisco tandem is balanced by the guava, Velvet Falernum, lime juice and egg white for a drink that’s vibrant in flavor, texture and appearance. 

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Ladies' Night

03-01-2017 | DC Modern Luxury

In honor of Women's History Month, DC mixologists celebrate the female icons who inspire them - and cocktails that depict a ferocious spirit.

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5 New Burgers to Try in DC

02-23-2017 | Zagat.com

DHDC burger at Dirty Habit
Chef Kyoo Eom created an Asian-influenced burger for this restaurant that replaced Poste inside Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco in Penn Quarter. Loaded with Kewpie mayo, teriyaki sauce, onion, lettuce and a fried egg, it's pretty much an umami bomb, and it’s fantastic.

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¡Salud! 8 Marvelous Margaritas to Celebrate National Margarita Day

02-22-2017 | OpenTable.com

Prickly Position at Dirty Habit, Washington, D.C.
If you drink too many of these, you may end up in a prickly position. Or maybe a more lascivious position. The potentially fate-changing cocktail features sotol (a Mexican spirit distilled from the dasylirion plant), mezcal, nopal juice, pineapple gomme, lime juice, and serrano pepper ice cubes.

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The Eater Drinks Map: Updated February 2017

02-17-2017 | Eater DC

This bar has kind of a strange, insane asylum-type theme, but there are cocktails from San Francisco's Sarah Ruiz to be had. Also find global plates such as dumplings and foie gras meatballs.

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Dirty Habit Brunch

01-24-2017 | Bitches Who Brunch

The menu offers everlasting brunch cocktails including mimosas priced affordably at $16. The brunch punch cautions that it is dealer’s choice, which is perfect for me. Similar to first dates, I prefer a little mystery in my drinks.

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D.C. Bound? 5 Places to Eat and Drink During the Inauguration

01-18-2017 | Afar.com

The space is homey enough that you can kick back with a whiskey, yet refined enough that you can bring your foodie friends; look for such small plates as smoked Chilean sea bass with shrimp rice cake and playfully named cocktails (the Dirty Decision is a mix of chanterelle-infused amontillado sherry, Noilly Prat orange bitters, and a black garlic tincture).

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The 11 Best New Bars in Washington, D.C.: Winter 2017

01-09-2017 | Liquor.com

Head bartender Sarah Ruiz created the bar program at Dirty Habit. She brings an array of unique and global ingredients to her beverages, while delivering libations ranging from refined to bold and inventive, as well as large-format cocktails.

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5 New Brunches You Need to Try in 2017

01-06-2017 | DC Refined

Occupying the Poste space in Penn Quarter, executive chef Kyoo Eom draws on his Korean heritage to put out eminently shareable plates.
Sweet: Betcha-can’t-eat-just-one chocolate glazed doughnuts.
Savory: Kimchi fried rice topped off with pork belly and a sunny side up egg.

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Wine & Spirits: Winter Cocktails That Rule

01-06-2017 | Washington Life

A roundup of winter cocktails by neighborhood and spirit.

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The Next Chapter

01-01-2017 | DC Modern Luxury

In Penn Quarter, long-loved Poste was transformed into Dirty Habit, which boasts a modernist vibe and shareable plates.

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