Thursday, May 21, 2015

Upcoming Events

Compass Rose Bar & Kitchen will transform into a bustling Korean Night Market on Thursday, May 21st for an evening of fun street food, inventive cocktails and karaoke. Inspired by her recent travels to Korea, Owner Rose Previte tapped Chef Danny Lee of Mandu and Chef Jesse Miller of Bar Pilar and Café Saint-Ex to join Chef Sam Molavi of Compass Rose in preparing a diverse menu of Korean street foods, including Dduk Bok Gi (spicy rice cakes), Galbi (barbecue short ribs) and Bibim Guksoo (chilled somyun noodles rubbed with diced kimchi, soy, and sesame oil). Tickets are priced at $20 per person, inclusive of food, entertainment, tax and gratuity. Tickets can be purchased via Compass Rose will offer a cash bar for Korean beer and cocktails.

Recipe: Grilled Vegetables

This recipe is great for a summer BBQ!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Opening: Mastro's Steakhouse

By: Laurie Wallin
Capital Cooking Contributor

Penn Quarter adds Mastro’s Steakhouse to its list of extensive dining options. Mastro’s comes to DC from locations across the US including Arizona (the location of the original), California and New York, and this location opened with a splash, featuring an expansive raw bar, prime steak, hors d'oeuvres, and endless bubbly. Upon entering the restaurant, trays of drinks including sparkling, red and white wine, and cocktails greeted guests.