Wine Program — The  Blue Duck Tavern and Blue Duck Lounge, is reintroducing its popular “Blue Duck Uncorked” wine program for fall 2019.  Every evening, they will pour a rare 750ml or 1.4L bottle of wine, not found on the restaurant’s featured wine list.  The curated selection of fine wines will rotate nightly and are chosen by Blue Duck Tavern’s General Manager Joseph Cerione.  It is a unique opportunity to savor these vintages, which are each priced at ($30) per glass.  Available Sunday through Thursday, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
October Happy Hour — every Wednesday in October, all guests who join Brabo Tasting Room for happy hour on the courtyard will receive a complimentary glass of the daily punch with purchase of a savory, wood-fired tart. The European café offers happy hour from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Happy hour specials include ($7) glasses of wine, ($5) beers, and select, half-priced small plates.
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Couture Liqueur — In honor of fall fashion, and with a nod to Fashion Week, Estuary, located in the new Conrad Washington, DC will serve a special Couture Liqueur Menu, benefitting Suited for Change. The Herzog & de Meuron-designed restaurant features cocktails on the special menu inspired by one of the many designers who have a store presence at the neighboring CityCenterDC. Guests can chose from the Madison Avenue High Ballinspired by Paul Stuart and made with Banks 5 Island Rum, Cocchi Americano, lemon, pineapple, sugar, and absinthe or the Bouton d’Orinspired by Zadig & Voltaire and mixed with Jack Daniels, Zacapa 23 Rum, Giffard Banane, lime and Demerara. Other offerings include the Montagne et Monastèrein honor of Moncler and made with Amaro Braulio and Lambrusco and the Sartoria Solomeo, which is inspired by Brunello Cucinelli and made with Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac, Cocchi Vermouth di Torino, and Amaro Nonino. All drinks are $18 with a portion of the proceeds going to Suited for Change.
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Drinks and music — Dirty Habit, in collaboration with Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington, DC, welcomes Silver Spring-based jazz guitarist and composer Aaron Agre as the headlining musician for “Green Room at Hotel Monaco” on October  22, and 29. The live music series features up-and-coming local musicians on Tuesday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy the show in the hotel’s emerald green living room-style lobby while enjoying bites from Dirty Habit’s Executive Chef Kyoo Eom and cocktails from Beverage Manager Drew Hairston. Since launching in August, “Green Room at Hotel Monaco” has quickly become a new Tuesday habit for neighbors and visitors to Penn Quarter.
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Peerless Flights — Mastro’s is offering the Mastro’s Peerless Flight – 2oz. of Peerless Exclusive Chocolate Oak Bourbon and 2oz. of Peerless Kentucky Rye Whiskey. For those that love a premium Old Fashioned, the flight is also available with a cocktail ice cube, bitters, orange zest and Luxardo Cherry in a crystal glass allowing guests to make their own customized rendition of this classic cocktail. The first Peerless whiskey went into barrels in 1889. We’ve revived the craft in our own state-of-the-art distillery, where we use the finest ingredients.  Peerless grains are milled, cooked, fermented, double-distilled and barreled in Louisville Kentucky.
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Halloween Fun —Morris American Bar is offering 5 exclusive Halloween craft cocktails from 10/27 – 11/2 for $13 each. Along with exclusive cocktail offerings, Morris American Bar will ring in the spookiest night of the year, with its first-ever Halloween Party on October 31st, with tarot card readers, DJs, and a grand prize for the best costume. Special drinks include Corpse Reviver #2: gin, 9Cointreau, Lillet Blanc, lemon, absinthe); El Diablo: (tequila, lime, ginger, blackberry, soda); Cloak and Dagger: (black rum, aged rum, lime, sugar); Late Night Reviver: (gin, fernet, lime, ginger) and the Zombie: (rum, aged rum, lemon, lime, OJ, passionfruit, curacao, grenadine, bitters).

Wine Days — Sofitel will begin its annual Wine Days celebration on Wednesday, October 23rd, with Bordeaux wines, and French artisanal cheese pairings will be guided by renowned  Sommelier Laurent Lala of Elite Wines.  From 5:00 to 7:00 pm, guests will enjoy the bouquet and taste of these magnifique French wines and, savoring artisan cheese pairings, while learning about their origins from Monsieur Lala.  Bordeaux and French Artisan Cheese offerings include: Château Mondésir-Gazin Blanc, Blaye, Creamy goat cheese (Chavignol), Château la Croix de la Martingue, Cadillac, Blue Cheese (Roquefort), Château Beau Vallon, Saint-Émilion, Soft ripened (Brie, St Nectaire), Reflets de Château Cissac, Haut-Médoc, firm-textured cow’s milk (Comté)

Alfred Hitchcock(tails) — Truxton Inn is breaking away from literary themes and instead of taking a stab at the film by focusing on movie director, Alfred Hitchcock. The filmmaker’s fans will be able to sip on “Hitchcock(tails)” named after his popular movies such as “The Birds”, “Vertigo, and “Psycho”, and will also be able to attend scheduled movie nights with free popcorn throughout the theme’s run. Also, as Halloween, inches closer guests will notice a growing number of avian décor all over the bar. “Hitchcock(tails)” at Truxton Inn is available now through October.