Meet the Chef – Wes Morton of Againn

Chef Wes Morton for AGAINN Gastropub

Chef Wes Morton has put his stellar culinary background to the test at AGAINN in Washington, DC and the newly opened AGAINN Tavern in Rockville, MD.  When the owners requested a British themed menu, (a country not necssarily known for its cuisine,) he spent a week in the UK eating his way across the country… read more »

Improv Classes: Acting Kinda Funny


Last month I visited open-mic comedy nights in the DC area – the take away?  Being funny is harder than it looks. This month, I check out a school of comedy.  Humor: is it something you’re born with or can you learn to be funny? My quest to answer the nature vs. nurture quandary of… read more »

DJ Farid – Eighteenth Street Lounge Curator of Rhythm & Culture

Photo by Maria “JPG” Izauralde

“Farid is an undeniably huge fixture in our dance scene and a great friend. He’s largely responsible for house music being so successful in DC.” -Jesse Tittsworth, U Street Music Hall

West End Cinema: Where Indie & Foreign Films Abound

MADE IN U.S.A. is part of GODARD IN THE SIXTIES  Opening Dec. 10th

The Inner Circle Theatre, once part of the Circle Theatre brand founded by brothers Ted Pedas and Jim Pedas, has re-opened as West End Cinema.   The Pedases also founded Circle Films, an independent film production company, with actor Bill Durkin and writer George Pelecanos.  Considered pioneers for 1990s American independent cinema, Circle Films produced… read more »

Foodie Field Trip – Eventide Restaurant


This month the Foodies take a trip to Eventide in Arlington for a night of decadent dining with Chef Miles Vaden.

Four Play

Lethal Peanut is playing this year's Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve Party

Each month On Tap checks out four artists we think should be on your radar. This month we check out Gigaherz, Tom O’Connor, Lethal Peanut, Brian Franke.

New and Notable

Dirty Martini recently opened it's doors on H Street

Each month On Tap profiles new restaurants, brings you restaurant updates and says good bye to places that are no longer. Here is this month’s round up.

“Port” Discovery: Find a Gem in your Liquor Cabinet this Holiday Season!


The holiday season is upon us and while we gorge ourselves with turkey, football, pie and presents, many of us are either stranded  here due to work (cue Macaulay Culkin scream) or have made the pilgrimage  home to our dysfunctional Kardashian-esque families. Either way it can be an absolute bummer or a cherished memory depending… read more »

Holiday Theatre in DC: Politicians, Voltaire & Candy Canes

Candide at the Shakespeare Theatre

Holiday season is a great time to take in a show. This month we look at three offerings from area theatres: Candide at Shakespeare, A Girl’s Guide to Washington Politics at Wooly Mammoth and Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Kennedy Center.

King of Domestics- Andrew Stover of Oya

Andrew Stover of Oya and SEI

Andrew Stover’s interest in boutique wines began a decade ago when he was working part-time in the tasting room at Purcellville’s Breaux Vineyards, pouring tastes and learning about the wine business. Soon after, a trip home to visit his family in Michigan or a jaunt to the mountains of Georgia became more than pleasure travel… read more »