Beer for Breakfast? Yes, Please!


March 2011 Issue – Often overlooked, brunch is by far one of my favorite meals. Breakfast and lunch? The possibilities are endless. For me, brunch is a leisurely, relaxing meal where I can kick back and enjoy some really great food and leave the worries of the week behind. When you think brunch, you probably… read more »

British Invasion : A Taste of England in DC


The entire world has their eyes on London right now. They are decades away from becoming King and Queen, but it’s easy to see why Prince William and Kate Middleton are attracting so much attention. They are so damn good looking. He’s an athlete. She has dimples. They are the type of couple you’d be… read more »

Ramiro And Give Productions Celebrate 7 Years of Transit

Photo Courtesy of SBB Productions

Ramiro, a Pisces, is a water sign, but there’s fire in his Latin blood.Born near Santiago, Chile on March 13, 1977 and left on a doorstep, baby Ramiro met his adoptive parents, the Gills of Silver Spring, who’d flown down amidst civil war, when he was five. They’d planned to call him Bobby but he… read more »

Jason Kaufman at Cuba Libre


It’s all about delivering a great meal for Philly native Chef Jason Kaufman at Cuba Libre in downtown DC. The beautiful restaurant is becoming known for its fantastic mojitos , lavish décor, Latin music and of course, the Cuban-inspired dishes from Chef Jason’s kitchen. OT: What experience do you want diners to have here? Chef… read more »

Sweetlife Festival 2011 : Get Set to Live the Sweetlife

Sweelife Festival Final 2011 PDF

The Sweetlife is coming to DC on May 1st. Sweetgreen, the DC-area’s homegrown chain of health-conscious, eco-friendly eateries is taking a big leap with the latest installment of its annual Sweetlife Festival. Last year’s Sweetlife Festival, the first ever, was a (relatively) small affair featuring mostly local bands and DJs that took place in Dupont… read more »

Chairman of the Chalk Board


Arlington is full of hard-working young adults. They work hard. They play hard. Each weekend, these urbanites stream into Whitlow’s on Wilson seeking comfort in the brunch buffet. The wildly popular brunch has become a part of Arlington’s subculture. Large groups of friends can get a table for a party of 10 without a reservation;… read more »

Filmfest DC : 25 Years and 2500 Films

Photo courtesy of Filmfest DC

Running April 7th through 17th the metro area’s first international film festival – now in its 25th year – kicks off in style with a gala grand opening at Historic Lincoln Theatre on U Street with the French comedy POTICHE, starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.  For the next 10 days, you’ll find the Festival… read more »

New, Notable, No Longer

Lou’s City Bar

Each month On Tap checks out restaurants that are new to the scene, gives you the scoop on restaurant news and says good bye to those that have left the market. NEW Bubby’s Bethesda is now home to two top-notch delis—Bubby’s has joined Uptown in dispensing Matzo balls and more in the Woodmont Triangle area…. read more »

Inspecting Government Corruption : The Inspector Opens at Wolf Trap

Photo courtesy of Wolf Trap

This month Wolf Trap debuts its much-anticipated second commissioned opera, “The Inspector” by premier composer John Musto and world-renowned librettist Mark Campbell.  After their Grammy-nominated collaboration in 2004 for Wolf Trap’s first commissioned opera, “Volpone,” Musto and Campbell team up again for a theatrical experience that combines the sophistication of a classic opera with the… read more »

On Tap Magazine's Annual Brunch Guide


Late nights, lazy afternoons. Weekends are made for brunch. On Tap presents our annual round up of places where you can savor, sip or simply recover. The guide is online all year long, if we missed a place or you have something to add, just drop us a line at Cheers! •DC• 14K Restaurant… read more »