Socca & Rosé - The Alhambra & The St. Regis Bar are ready for summer with a quintessential Mediterranean summer indulgence: rosé and socca. If you order off the summer rosé menu on Thursdays and Fridays you will enjoy a complimentary plate of homemade socca, a thick chickpea crepe often found at street carts in the south of France that pairs perfectly with a glass of crisp rosé.
Frozen pops – Boozy Freeze Pops are the latest from Bourbon Steak, featuring carefully curated liquors, and available in three flavors such as a Piña Colada, the Blue flavor features Blue Curacao, and the Pink flavor is a colorful combination of Watermelon Vodka, Aperol, and Lemon Juice. You can order pops à la carte, and the popsicle-filled cooler will circulate around the patio, with servers cutting the tips off table-side.
What the Doctor Ordered – Gina Chersevani’s Buffalo & Bergen is celebrating the season with Rhubarb is What the Doctor Ordered (Greenhat Spring Summer Gin, floral Hibiscus, Lemon, and a house-made Rhubarb Tonic). You can also enjoy the Kuroi Niji, (Maker’s Mark 46, Chocolate Soda, and Moorenko’s Swiss Chocolate Ultra Premium Ice Cream, topped with Espresso Whipped Cream, and Sprinkles)
Something Fresh – Colada Shop has added several new items to their menu during the summer season including coffees, and cocktails. You can find items such as aColada Frape, Cold Brew Café con Leche Popsicle, Hemmingway Daiquiri (white rum, maraschino liquor, lime juice, grapefruit juice), Banana Daiquiri (white rum, banana rum, lime, banana puree), and El Presidente (Bacardi gold, sweet vermouth, dry curacao, simple syrup, angostura bitters) You can find all of these at both of their locations.
Tea Time – Inside The Darcy Hotel, Lil’B in Scott Circle, chef David Guas delights all with the famous and ever-so beloved Georgia on My Mind. Grab a seat on the patio, and sip the Southern refreshment that marries Peach Tea, light and invigorating Grapefruit Juice, Bourbon for a kick, and garnished with aromatic Mint.
Frozè – Mixologist Frankie Jones of Occidental Grill & Seafood, is toasting to summer’s affectionate beams with his 1475 Frosé, a revitalizing and stunning chilled concoction of Dark Horse Rosé, Absolut Elyx, fragrant and fruity Peach Liqueur, and sweet Pineapple, elegantly enhanced with an ornamental pink rose. Diners and drinkers can savor the sweet sip under the patio’s charming canopy of umbrellas.
JulyPA - Every year, Pizzeria Paradiso’s taps are taken over entirely with IPAs for the first two weeks of July for their ‘JulyPA' celebration. Beverage Director Drew McCormick has selected 50+ drafts to feature of all different IPA styles which will be served across all four locations. You can also enjoy a seasonal pizza special created by chef/owner Ruth Gresser that pairs well with this style of beer, with peaches, apricots, ricotta, and prosciutto. The will also include a few of Drew’s new favorites like Reason Beer’s Black IPA, Decadent Ales’, Wild Berry Smoothie made using lactose and tasting faintly of berries, Lawson’s Finest Liquids’ collaboration Farmhouse IPA made in partnership with Two Roads Brewing and Thornbridge Brewery’s Jaipur IPA. you can enjoy these and much more.
Sparkling & New – At Siren by Robert Wiedmaier, you can enjoy a refreshing new cocktails for the summer such as the Sparkling Watermelon, (Skyy Watermelon and Rosé) and The Chart Your Course (Belvedere Vodka, Pepper-Thyme Syrup, Yellow Chartreuse, and Grapefruit)
New for Summer -A hot spot to cool down this summer is the W Washington rooftop. POV has launched a new Summer cocktail menu featuring seasonal ingredients, and innovative takes on classic favorites, perfect for sipping alfresco. The new Summer cocktail menu, all priced at $17 each, include drinks such as Cali Shand (Absolut Elyx, spiced watermelon shrub, Corona), Cocostachio (Bacardi, pistachio, coconut cream vanilla, nutmeg) and a Royal Derby (Maker’s Mark, earl grey mint foam).