251 Florida Avenue, NW
Owner Matt Weiss (201 Bar, Barrel, Union Pub & McClellan’s Retreat) opens a neighborhood cocktail bar with its cocktail program running under the direction of Brian Nixon. The menu at this bar is divided into two sections: The Classics featuring six classic cocktails such as the Old Fashioned, Negroni and Manhattan, and six that are Recommendations, Nixon and his team’s own twist to these classics. Some highlights from the Recommendations menu include the JFK on Vacay with Maui Pineapple Run, Rhum Agricole, Passionfruit, Lime and House Made Mulled Simple Syrup, the No sé–groni with Ilegal Joven Mezcal, Peychaud’s Aperitivo, and Punt E Mes. In addition to these cocktails, the menu will serve a select list of beers and wine, as well as small bites like charcuterie and cheese.