LINCOLN Makes for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner

Bring that special someone for a three-course tasting menu from Chopped Champion and Corporate Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala this Valentine’s Day. The $65 three-course tasting menu, with optional $30 wine pairing, features five grain crusted tuna, lamb chops, sticky toffee pudding, & more. Click here to view the complete Valentine’s Day menu. Whether this is your …

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LINCOLN Store Open for Business

Ever wondered how you could get your hands on one of those nifty LINCOLN T-Shirts that look so great on our waitstaff? Or those great Mason Jars that make our cocktails even more delicious? Search no further. You can now buy LINCOLN Presidential t-shirts, mason jars and more online at our store. Celebrate Honest Abe with a retro …

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Pure and Simple

Express from The Washington Post | dining | Weekend Pass Honest Abe inspires fresh-off-the-farm goodness at Lincoln Abraham Lincoln earned a lot of nicknames in his day: the Great Emancipator, Honest Abe, the Rail-Splitter. Now he has a new one: Restaurant Muse. The iconic commander in chief has inspired Lincoln, a downtown eatery on a mission to unite diners from both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line and beyond. …

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Pure And Simple: Honest Abe Inspires Fresh Cuisine At Lincoln

Nevin Martell Abraham Lincoln earned a lot of nicknames in his day: the Great Emancipator, Honest Abe, the Rail-Splitter. Now he has a new one: Restaurant Muse. The iconic commander in chief has inspired Lincoln, a downtown eatery on a mission to unite diners from both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line and beyond. Vision “Lincoln represents freedom …

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An Extended HH: Late Night at Lincoln

Thrillist Bars / K Street MORE IMAGES Lincoln’s launching their late night menu with a non-happy-hour happy-hour (Wed-Sat, 10pm-midnight), where eats like duck sausage rolls and Farmhouse Mac are all $5, while signature cocktails are half-off “Honest Abe’s Moonshine”, aka you on your chair after Honest Abe’s Moonshine. Read more…

The disappearing bread basket

The Washington Post | Lifestyle Complimentary bread was also noticeably absent at Lincoln when it opened on Vermont Avenue NW in April. Owner Alan Popovsky says bread didn’t fit into his small-plates concept. “I wanted people to appreciate the food” rather than fill up on bread, he says. (His older restaurant in the West End, Hudson, serves loaves from the …

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The winning number of pennies on the floor at Lincoln

The Washington Post It took 799,997 pennies to cover the floor at Lincoln. (James M. Thresher – FOR THE WASHINGTON POST) To draw attention to his new restaurant, Alan Popovsky promised $250 to whoever guessed the exact number of pennies used to pave the main dining room at Lincoln downtown. Exactly 2,838 guesses later, Popovsky has a winner: Capitol Hill …

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Serena Williams Leads Washington Kastles To A Presidential Victory Over Boston Lobsters; Tennis Match Benefiting Fashion for Paws Draws First Family!

Revamp SOUTHWEST — Washington Kastles mascot Slice had to share the spotlight with two equally beloved leading ladies on Thursday evening during the D.C. tennis team’s 25-10 victory over the Boston Lobsters, which was led by tennis great Serena Williamsand attended by First Lady Michelle Obama. First Lady Michelle Obama quietly snuck into Kastles Stadium just before the national anthem …

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Lincoln

Washington Post RESTAURANT REVIEW Now dedicated to seasonal small plates Lincoln returns to Washington By Tom Sietsema Sunday, July 3, 2011 Alan Popovsky says he designed his freshly minted downtown establishment around Abraham Lincoln because the iconic figure stands for “freedom, expression, liberation” – ideals Popovsky hopes are conveyed by the restaurant’s decor, which gleams with …

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Food in focus: Lincoln

Washington Post | Going Out Guide By Justin Rude An excerpt from the Emancipation Proclamation is boldly backlit at Lincoln. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)This week, Tom Sietsema visited Lincoln, a sleek new downtown restaurant featuring a presidential theme and seasonal small plates. Scott Suchman provides the pictures.   Blueberry lemonade is served in a Mason jar at …

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Small Plates: They’re Kind of a Big Deal

DC Magazine July/August 2011 (page 110) This season, the District’s restaurants have super-sized the trend of the slight bite. At the seasonal American restaurant Lincoln, in Thomas Circle, dinner diners can choose from up to 42 continentally inspired diminutive options, including duck-sausage rolls and mini funnel cakes. Proprietor Alan Popovsky acknowledges the economy played a role …

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Restaurant Design of the Year: A Pretty Penny

DC Magazine July/August 2011 (pages 78-79) While Maggie O’Neill demures at the title of interior designer–“I’m a muralist and finisher,” she says–her sleek and chic use of materials at Alan Popovsky’s Lincoln shows she’s got mettle–not to mention metal…

Tom Sietsema Hands Out Two Stars To Lincoln Restaurant

Eater DC by Amy McKeever The highs and lows of a visit to Lincolnmeasure out to a solid two stars this week from the Washington Post‘s Tom Sietsema — who winks a bit at political history jargon when writing about this Abraham Lincoln-themed restaurant forging a more perfect union between chefs Demetrio Zavala and Karen Nicholas. Thankfully, though, he …

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Lincoln Brunch

Bitches Who Brunch Those of you who are my Twitter or Foursquare friends may have noticed my recent frequency at the new downtown restaurant Lincoln. Located on Vermont just south of Thomas Circle, it’s a hop, skip, and a jump from my front door. Lincoln is brought to us by the owners of the Hudson, which all sources …

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Lincoln Will Outlive Obama, Restaurateur Alan Popovsky Asserts

Lincoln Info | The Lincoln Movies … I asked proprietor Alan Popovsky point-blank whether the curiously contemporary-yet-historical concept was just some massive ploy to lure President Obama, himself a noted Abraham Lincoln buff and arguably the best restaurant promoter in town these … See all stories on this topic »

Lingering Thoughts on Lincoln: Does History Ever Matter When You’re Hungry?

Washington City Paper  |  Young & Hungry “You think anyone in there is thinking about history?” Civil War scholar Harold Holzer asked me recently as we exited downtown’s crowdedLincoln restaurant after an evening of eating, drinking and critiquing the venue’s historical bona fides for this week’s Young & Hungry column. I later mentioned that parting comment to the …

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Land of Lincoln

TheHill.com Small change, meet small plates. After a meal at Alan Poposky’s new downtown restaurant, Lincoln, you will never look at the penny the same way again — or mason jars, chicken pot pie, funnel cake or macaroni and cheese, for that matter. Lincoln’s chefs, Demetrio Zavala and Karen Nicolas, have transformed tapas into a purely …

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