Host Your Holiday Party at LINCOLN

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and LINCOLN Restaurant is getting ready to host some of the best corporate catered holiday parties right here in downtown Washington, DC. Check out our Emancipation Room & Flag Room, two of our private event spaces at LINCOLN, all decked out for the holidays. We are expert at full-service party …

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LINCOLN Proudly Participates in the 13th Annual Capital Food Fight

It’s the season for giving back! This year the LINCOLN team, spearheaded by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala, was proud to once again participate in the Capital Food Fight benefiting DC Central Kitchen. The innovative organization provides nutritious meals for 80 nearby nonprofit partners and 15 Washington DC schools, trains unemployed men and women to begin culinary careers, partners …

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According to The Food Network, Our Chef Demetrio’s dish was “a total touchdown.”

This October, LINCOLN’s own Chef Demetrio Zavala became DC’s hometown hero when he competed in The Food Network’s new “Chopped” tournament. Several chefs competed to earn a spot in the finale, and one champion – our very own Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala – was awarded the opportunity to cook head-to-head against Bobby Flay. The Washington Post reported back in June …

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Lincoln to Remove Almost $10,000 Worth of Pennies

Right after Labor Day, we will be saying goodbye to our Penny Floor, currently made up of almost 1 million pennies. Our floor, created in collaboration with local artist Maggie O’Neill, has been a favorite by guests from all around the world ever since our 2011 opening. Due to its popularity and in spirit of honoring …

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August is Peach & Watermelon Month!

Peach and watermelon are some of the most sought after flavors of the summer, so we will be featuring new and current dishes with these fruits! National Watermelon Day is August 3rd, so we will be offering our watermelon specials for the full first week of August. The fruit will appear in many different preparations such as …

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Miss Iowa 2016 Visits Lincoln!

The 2016 Miss America Pageant contestants traveled to Washington DC over the weekend for orientation, and we had the pleasure of welcoming Miss Iowa, Kelly Koch, for Dinner!   Kelly wrote on her official Facebook page: “Had an amazing dinner at a restaurant with a floor made of pennies and a big chair like Honest Abe’s! …

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The Media Recommends Our July 4th BBQ!

If you’ve been looking to the popular DC media websites like Brightest Young Things, Washingtonian Magazine, and WUSA9, then you’ve probably noticed our 2016 Fourth of July Party is one of their go-to’s! Washingtonian created “Your Dining and Drinking Guide to July 4th Weekend Around DC,” and sure enough we (as well as sister restaurant Teddy & the …

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BYT: LINCOLN’s “ultra patriotic Happy Hour”

Brightest Young Things featured our Happy Hour as one of the best patriotic happy hours in DC. It runs daily from 4-7 pm. Thanks for the press! We’re a patriotic way to enjoy $8 cocktails, $7 wines by the glass, $6 spirits, and $5 beers, perfect on a summer day in July. Enjoy with friends and colleagues indoors or …

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Zoofari: May 19, 2016

Our LINCOLN/Teddy team is a proud partner of the National Zoo’s annual fundraiser, ZooFari. Our team is proud to once again participate in ZooFari 2016, called D.C.’s “foodie event of the year,” featuring more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, celebrity chefs (including LINCOLN’s very own Chef Zavala), fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and …

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Our Super Tuesday Happy Hour Featured in the WP

LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar were featured in the Washington Post’s Where to Watch Super Tuesday Results with Food and Drink Specials. Our red, white and blue cocktails were flowing from 3 to 8 p.m., and free appetizers available from 7 to 8 p.m. Thanks for the press! You can bet LINCOLN will …

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City Paper: “One-of-a-Kind Seating”

City Paper listed Lincoln’s Chair at LINCOLN Restaurant one of the most whimsical seating options at a bar or restaurant – thanks for the press! Read the full City Paper article here. Come dine in Lincoln’s Chair, an homage to the one Honest Abe sits in at his DC Mall Memorial. A unique spot for your …

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Washingtonian: Our “Gettysburg Address” One of DC’s Best Cocktails

LINCOLN’s Gettysburg Address was recently named among Washingtonian Magazine’s Top 25 Cocktails in DC! Read the full Washingtonian article here. Thanks for the press! Come check out Washington DC’s best happy hour and dining, happening both indoors and outdoors, this spring.  Enjoy a snack or share a bite before a big night out – or make us your …

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Bravo TV on Our Honest Abe’s Moonshine: “Too Fierce to Be Legal”

Try our Honest Abe’s Moonshine, described by Bravo TV as “high-proof … a seriously potent punch.” Thanks for the press! We use unaged corn whiskey, ginger syrup, fresh lemon juice, and orange bitters for the deliciously strong cocktail, also featured in Jaime Joyce’s book “Moonshine.“ Moonshine, or unaged “white” whiskey, has made a comeback here in the …

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Erin Ivey’s “Cherry Blossom” Cocktail in the Beverage Journal

Erin Ivey, our bar manager and member of the DC Craft Bartenders Guild, talked with the Beverage Journal this month. The magazine featured our Cherry Blossom Cocktail, the signature drink Ivey created for the DC Cherry Blossom Festival. Thanks for the press! (See our Cherry Blossom Menu Specials here. Full Beverage Journal piece here.) Ivey is …

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We Had a Ball at the Brewer’s Ball

LINCOLN was thrilled to participate in the 12th Annual Beer Institute Brewer’s Ball  alongside sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar. On Saturday, March 5th 35+ of DC’s best restaurants and breweries congregated at the National Building Museum for this great event to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We had a ball! LINCOLN served Warm House-Made Ricotta with Burnt Rosemary …

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LINCOLN Featured in Washington Life Magazine

“It would be hard to find a more quintessentially Washington restaurant than LINCOLN,” says Washington Life’s The Young and the Hungry. Thanks for the press! The March issue of the popular DC magazine mentions our penny floor and Emancipation Punch. It also lets the cat out of the bag about some of our recent notable diners, …

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