Thanksgiving 2018

Event

Create a new holiday tradition with friends and family with reservations at our beautiful restaurant in DC this Thanksgiving! Join us on Thursday November 22, 2018 and celebrate this great family holiday with beautifully dressed stations of our finest farm-to-table dishes reflecting culinary integrity, craftsmanship and hospitality. See the menu here, call now to reserve space for your family and friends. Seating begins at 1pm Thanksgiving Day.

Our Stance On Unite The Right Rally
Blog

At Lincoln, we pride ourselves on welcoming everyone regardless of race, religion, color, gender, sexuality, and political affiliation with open arms. This Sunday there will be a Unite The Right rally in our city. Due...

Join Us For Summer Restaurant Week
Event

Join us Monday, August 13th through Sunday, August 19th for a $22 three-course lunch menu and a $35 three-course dinner menu. This is a deal not to be missed! And to make it even better,...

Home of Zagat’s “Must-Try Burger”
Blog

Any POTUS would agree: LINCOLN is home of the “Must-Try Burger!” Click here to read Zagat’s praise of our house-made burgers. YUM! (For more on President Obama’s visit to LINCOLN to try our burger, see...

Cozy Up With Our New Fall Menus
Event

The weather has changed and so have our menus! Cozy up this season with our locally sourced menu including fall-centric ingredients like pumpkin and sweet potato curated by Chef Zavala. The patio will also remain...

Fourth of July Bottomless BBQ
Join Us

Mark your calendar for one of our biggest and best parties of the year! DC is the best place around to watch the 4th of July fireworks, and the National Mall is just down the...

CELEBRATE SEVEN YEARS WITH US!
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Can you believe it's already been seven years since we opened in 2011?! Help us celebrate this historic event with an Anniversary Party on Tuesday, April 10th complete with live music from Satin Doll Trio, passed...

Keep Warm with Our Burnt Broccoli Soup Featured in Zagat
Blog, Uncategorized

With six more weeks of winter, according to Punxsutawney Phil, there's still plenty of chilly days to warm up with our burnt broccoli soup. Our new winter soup was just featured in Zagat's "12 New...

LINCOLN Makes for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner
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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...

Don’t Miss LINCOLN’S Winter Restaurant Week Menu
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Attention DC restaurant lovers: WINTER RESTAURANT WEEK IS BACK! For $22 enjoy a three-course lunch menu or if dinner is more your style enjoy three-courses for just $35. This season's menu curated by our very...

7th Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast
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Create a new holiday tradition with friends and family with reservations at our beautiful restaurant in DC this Thanksgiving! Join us on Thursday November 23, 2017 and celebrate this great family holiday with beautifully dressed...

Home of Zagat’s “Must-Try Burger”
Blog, Press

Any POTUS would agree: LINCOLN is home of the "Must-Try Burger!" Click here to read Zagat's praise of our house-made burgers. YUM! (For more on President Obama's visit to LINCOLN to try our burger, see...

Cozy Up With Our New Fall Menus
Blog

The weather has changed and so have our menus! Cozy up this season with our locally sourced menu including fall-centric ingredients like pumpkin and sweet potato curated by Chef Zavala. The patio will also remain open...

Join Us on Thanksgiving Day
Join Us

Make your reservation for a Thanksgiving Day Feast at our restaurant in DC! We're making all the trimmings and pulling out all the stops on Thursday November 23, 2017 to celebrate this great family holiday....

Pull Up a Seat at Our Penny Bar
Blog, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Formerly known as "the restaurant with the penny floor," come visit LINCOLN in DC's Penn Quarter and behold our most recent renovations. Our penny bar is now in use, and it's the only one in...

Washington, DC Private Event Parties
Blog, Chef Zavala, Private Events, Special Events, Weddings

LINCOLN Restaurant in DC's Penn Quarter is expert at corporate and private dining, providing freshly prepared, impeccably presented stations and spreads for weddings, cocktail parties, corporate affairs, holiday parties, fundraisers, family gatherings and executive business luncheons....

Celebrate Logan: A Taste of 14th
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Join N Street Village and dozens of local restaurants, businesses, neighbors and friends to Celebrate Logan's Fifth Anniversary and show your solidarity and support for our homeless neighbors. LINCOLN is one of the destinations on...

Our Delicious 60-Day Dry-Aged Stony Burger Featured in Zagat
Blog, Chef Zavala, Farm Fresh Food, Farm-to-Table Dining

Hamburger enthusiasts, need yet another reason to stop by LINCOLN? We're not just tooting our own horn when we say we're one of the best places to get a burger in DC. Our 60-day dry-aged Stony...

Celebrate Logan: A Taste of 14th
Join Us, Philanthropic

Along with dozens of other local Logan Circle restaurants, we'll be opening our doors this Saturday September 16 for a great cause! LINCOLN is one of the destinations on Celebrate Logan's self-guided restaurant tour, where...

Labor Day Weekend: Hurricane Harvey Relief
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Together with RAMW and restaurants across the Washington, DC metropolitan region, we’re coming together in solidarity with friends, colleagues and the larger hospitality industry to answer the call for help. Presidential Restaurant Group (PRG Hospitality) will make...

Labor Day Weekend @ LINCOLN: Hurricane Harvey Relief
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Want to do something to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, but don’t know where to start? Come out this weekend & help us raise money for those affected. LINCOLN Restaurant in DC's Penn Quarter will...

Choose LINCOLN: DC Summer Restaurant Week August 14-20
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Enjoy our specially-priced, prix fixe lunch and dinner menus for DC Summer Restaurant Week 2016, this August 14-20! Get your first peek at our DC Summer Restaurant Week 2017 menu here and call us to book your...

Perfect for the Dog Days of Summer: Our Salmon Taco
Blog, Chef Zavala, Eat Local, Farm Fresh Food, Farm-to-Table Dining

Drooling yet? If you've got a craving for Cali-Mexican, come try our Salmon Taco with green cabbage, radish, salsa fresca, cilantro aioli & limòn by award winning Chef Demetrio Zavala. His wholesome and locally-sourced menus...

Join Us for Cocktails on the Patio
Blog, Outdoor Patio Dining

Enjoy happy hour on LINCOLN’s stylish outdoor patio - profiled in BYT’s DC Outdoor Drinking Guide under "Great Happy Hour"! Pictured is our delicious Lincoln Park Swizzle with passion fruit gomme syrup, spiced rum, allspice dram, lime & angostura bitters....

Happy Hour @ LINCOLN Restaurant in DC
Blog, Happy Hour, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Here at LINCOLN Restaurant, we're serving up quality handcrafted Happy Hour specials 4-7pm daily. Conveniently located near K Street and the DC Convention Center, LINCOLN Restaurant is something to behold. Our fresh bar program sources local ingredients and uses modern gastronomy...

Interview with Chef Demetrio: Corporate Events @ LINCOLN
Blog, Chef Zavala

Those familiar with LINCOLN Chef Demetrio Zavala’s style and meteoric rise as a Chopped Champion on The Food Network know that his wholesome and locally-sourced menus are filled with passion and bursting with flavor. His...

DC Summer Restaurant Week Dinner Menu Available @ LINCOLN Through August 31
Join Us, Restaurant Week DC

Due to the popularity of Washington DC Summer 2017 Restaurant Week, which fell on August 14-20, LINCOLN Restaurant is offering its delicious Restaurant Week Dinner menu through August 31st! Chef Zavala has pulled out all the stops, featuring the...

4th of July Bottomless BBQ
Save the Date

Mark your calendar for one of our biggest and best parties of the year! DC is the best place around to watch the 4th of July fireworks, and the National Mall is just down the...

4th of July Bottomless BBQ Profiled in Washingtonian
Join Us, Press

DC is THE place to celebrate your independence this July 4th! Washingtonian calls our 4th of July restaurant party one of the "best in DC". Thanks for the press! Mark your calendar for one of...

Vacation Idea Features LINCOLN as Unforgettable Wedding Venue in DC
Blog, Press, Weddings

Wedding season is in full swing! LINCOLN Restaurant was so pleased to be featured by VacationIdea Magazine as an unforgettable wedding venue in Washington, DC. Thanks for the press! Located in the heart of DC, LINCOLN...

Join Us to Eat Local at LINCOLN
Join Us, Seasonal Menus

Did you know that LINCOLN's small plates menus feature the very best sustainable fish and certified humane meat, eggs and produce from our local DC area farms? LINCOLN’s seasonal menu showcases simplistic market fresh dishes crafted...

Spring Menus are Here!
Blog

Chef Zavala is pulling out all the stops for LINCOLN Restaurant DC's all-new spring menus. Celebrate this amazing weather with our farm-to-table goodness, prepared with care and served creatively! Enjoy al fresco and eat and...

DCist Profiles LINCOLN’s Anniversary Party
Blog, Press

A special thank you to all those who came out to celebrate 6 years in business with us last week. DCist profiled the party on their "15 of Our Favorite Events in DC This Week."...

Come Celebrate 6 Years In Business With Us: Thursday April 13
Blog

Grab friends and colleagues and join us on Thursday April 13 at our beautiful space in Penn Quarter, DC from 5-8pm for our 6 Years in Business Anniversary Party! It's our loyal patrons that have...

DCist Says LINCOLN Has DC’s Best Mac and Cheese
Blog, Press

Craving comfort food? We got you covered. Have hungry kids? Bring 'em on over to LINCOLN Restaurant in DC's Penn Quarter, and make sure you order our mac and cheese. DCist says LINCOLN Restaurant has...

OnTap Magazine Names LINCOLN Among DC’s Most Innovative Restaurant & Bar Interiors
Blog, Press, Weddings

OnTap Magazine interviewed local DC artist Maggie O’Neill, cofounder of Swatchroom and designer of LINCOLN's interior space, on how she achieved such a unique look and feel for our Penn Quarter restaurant. "Interiors of DC restaurants are...

Valentine’s Day Weekend with LINCOLN
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Bring your sweetie to DC and spend Valentine's Day with at LINCOLN, DC's most romantic restaurant. This year we have two prix fixe Valentine’s Tasting Menus handcrafted by Chopped Champion Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala, and each offers a...

Wedding Season Quickly Approaching
Blog, Private Events, Special Events, Weddings

Wedding and Private Event planning season is in full swing at LINCOLN Restaurant in downtown Washington, DC! With warmer months approaching, savvy couples know that now is the time to step up the planning by...

Winter Menu Feature: Shrimp Congee Croquettes
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Get 'em while we have 'em: LINCOLN Restaurant's Shrimp Congee Croquettes! Available on our Winter Lunch Menu, Winter Dinner Menu and available specially priced on our Happy Hour Menu from 4-7pm daily, these are the ultimate...

Food & Beverage Magazine: Chef Takeshi Nishikawa New Chef de Cuisine at LINCOLN
Blog, Press

As reported by Food & Beverage Magazine this week, Chef Takeshi Nishikawaka has joined the team at LINCOLN Restaurant. “His diverse experience in so many different kitchens will add an interesting new element to things,”...

Chef Zavala’s Charity Cooking Class
Blog, Philanthropic

LINCOLN Restaurant was pleased to host a cooking class for charity over the weekend for many aspiring DC chefs, including budding foodies and those who just wanted to learn to make something a little extra...

Cook with a Celebrity Chef Valentine’s Weekend
Save the Date

Sip on some Champagne while learning how to cook from a celebrity chef! Treat your loved one to an exclusive cooking class taught by Chef Demetrio Zavala. Book your spot on Eventbrite by clicking here....

Choose LINCOLN for DC Restaurant Week
Save the Date

This January 30-February 5, 2017 both LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar will be offering marvelous tasting menus during lunch or dinner for DC Winter Restaurant Week! LINCOLN is offering delicious Lunch and...

Unique Valentine’s Date in DC: Cooking Class with a Celebrity Chef
Blog, Chef Zavala, Cooking Classes

Looking for a unique and memorable Valentine's Date in DC? Expand your culinary horizons and learn to cook delicious food this Valentine's Weekend with Chopped Champion Chef Demetrio Zavala. Book your tickets now. A fantastic and unforgettable...

New Year’s Eve Party
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Our New Year’s Eve Party is always a highlight, and this year we invite one and all to ring in 2017 in DC's Penn Quarter with LINCOLN. Dinner seatings begin at 6pm and DJ Civil,...

Choose LINCOLN for DC Winter Restaurant Week: January 30-Feb 5
Chef Zavala, Join Us, Restaurant Week DC, Seasonal Menus, Special Events

That special week designated for DC Restaurant lovers is here once again: Washington, DC Restaurant Week! It's a thank-you to our loyal patrons, and a chance for new folks to take advantage of special pricing...

Join Us for Valentine’s Day Menus, Available Feb 11-14
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Bring your sweetie to DC Saturday, Sunday, Monday or Tuesday Feb 11-14 and enjoy two special Valentine's Day menus at LINCOLN, DC's most romantic restaurant. This year our two prix fixe Valentine’s Tasting Menus, handcrafted by...

Christmas Eve in DC: LINCOLN’s Holiday Dinner
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Create a new holiday tradition with friends and family this Christmas Eve in DC! Make your reservation today for LINCOLN's Christmas Eve holiday dinner, served on Saturday December 24, 2016. Large groups are welcome! Celebrate the...

Hanukkah Dinner in DC @ LINCOLN Restaurant
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Join us for a traditional Hanukkah dinner, including new twists on old favorites, on the first night of Hanukkah Saturday December 24, 2016 at LINCOLN Restaurant in downtown DC. We're DC's destination for seasonal, farm-to-table...

Fox 5 News, LINCOLN Restaurant & Make-A-Wish Foundation Team Up to Make Local Boy’s Superhero Wish Come True
Blog, Philanthropic, Press

Did you catch Chef Demetrio's Fox 5 appearance on Friday morning? Kaheem, a Maryland 5-year-old who is battling leukemia, had wished to be a superhero. Fox 5 DC partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and several area businesses - including PRG...

Holiday Wishlist: LINCOLN Ts, Gift Cards and More
Blog, LINCOLN Store

Attention last-minute Christmas elves! Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, don't you and your loved ones deserve a treat from LINCOLN? As a thank you to our loyal patrons, for every $100 spent on...

Thanksgiving Dinner in DC @ LINCOLN Restaurant
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Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in DC at LINCOLN Restaurant on Thursday, November 24th and leave the cooking to us. Whether you plan to celebrate with family, friends, or just yourself - we are welcoming all for this...

Host Your Holiday Party at LINCOLN
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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...

All Are Welcome on Christmas Eve: Holiday Dinner at LINCOLN Restaurant in DC
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Spending Christmas Eve in DC, and want to make it extra festive for friends or family? Create a new holiday tradition and leave the cooking to us this Christmas Eve in DC with LINCOLN’s holiday...

LINCOLN Proudly Participates in the 13th Annual Capital Food Fight
Blog, Philanthropic

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...

Special Dinner on the First Night of Hanukkah: December 24, 2016
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Join us for a traditional Hanukkah dinner in downtown DC at LINCOLN Restaurant, including new twists on old favorites on Saturday December 24, 2016 from 4-9pm. We're DC's destination for seasonal, farm-to-table small plates this...

According to The Food Network, Our Chef Demetrio’s dish was “a total touchdown.”
Blog, Chef Zavala, Farm Fresh Food, Farm-to-Table Dining, Press

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 Zavala, Chopped Champion: Cook Against Bobby Flay Watch Party @ Declaration
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After winning The Food Network's reality show "Chopped" last week, LINCOLN Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala has a chance to cook against Bobby Flay Thursday October 20 on The Food Network at 9pm as he takes a crack at "Chopped Champions: Beat Bobby...

Presidential Debate Watch Party @ LINCOLN
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Watch the 2016 Presidential Debates with friends, colleagues and support your candidate at DC's original presidentially-themed restaurant. Enjoy election-themed cocktails and appetizers as the candidates battle it out. Get themed cocktails Hillary's Inbox and The Trump Tower while munching on Clinton BBQ...

Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala Wins on The Food Network’s “Chopped”
Blog, Chef Zavala, Press

We are so pleased - but not surprised - that LINCOLN Restaurant's Corporate Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala won his first episode of The Food Network's reality show "Chopped" with a dessert featuring a peach turnover with...

Our Election Food & Drinks Featured Across the Country
Blog, Chef Zavala, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Sometimes we may forget just how politically-minded people are here in Washington, D.C. and that not all of our metropolitan counterparts across the country go all-out the way we do here. We were recently filmed...

Presidential Debate Watch Party @ LINCOLN
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Watch the 2016 Presidential Debates with friends, colleagues and support your candidate at DC's original presidentially-themed restaurant. Get your election-themed cocktails and appetizers as the candidates battle it out. Enjoy themed cocktails Hillary's Inbox and The Trump Tower...

Cocktails, Appetizers & the Debates in Presidential Style
Join Us, Save the Date, Special Events, Specialty Cocktails, The Bar @ LINCOLN

It's no secret that DC is a political town - but there are some things we can all agree on. LINCOLN Restaurant has been bringing reds and blues together since 2011. Watch the 2016 Presidential Debates...

National Peach & Watermelon Month Specials
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National Watermelon Day is August 3rd. Join us at LINCOLN Restaurant in DC - we'll be celebrating these delicious summer fruits for the entire month of August! Watermelon will appear in many different specials - we'll be smoking,...

Watch the Rio Olympics @ LINCOLN
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Watch the Rio Olympics in our cool, air-conditioned bar in DC's Logan Circle while you sip on one of our signature olympic cocktails including this beautiful Caipirinha! Enjoy an olympic outing with friends and cheer on the...

Lincoln to Remove Almost $10,000 Worth of Pennies
Blog

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...

Restaurant Week DC 2016: Aug 15-21. 3-Course Summer Menu
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Once again, LINCOLN Restaurant in downtown DC will be offering a 3-course Lunch menu ($22), and 4-course Dinner menu ($35) for DC Summer Restaurant Week 2016 this August 15-21! You choose each course, and dessert...

August is Peach & Watermelon Month!
Blog, Seasonal Menus, The Bar @ LINCOLN

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...

Watch the National Conventions with Us & Our New Cocktails!
Join Us, Specialty Cocktails, The Bar @ LINCOLN

It's back: the LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll is back to make this the most exciting election season DC has ever seen. Join us at LINCOLN in DC's Penn Quarter for happy hour, or anytime to...

Our Summer Menus are Here!
Blog, Eat Local, Farm Fresh Food, Farm-to-Table Dining, Seasonal Menus

Summer is in full swing, which means it's time to switch over our menus to include the season's freshest and most sought after ingredients! New dishes range from salads to snappers to short rib. Year-round...

Miss Iowa 2016 Visits Lincoln!
Blog, Press, Spotted @ 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...

BYT: LINCOLN’s “ultra patriotic Happy Hour”
Blog, Press

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...

Celebrate National Iced Tea with LINCOLN: Friday June 10th
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Enjoy one of summer's best beverages: our home-brewed iced tea, here at LINCOLN restaurant. Half price all day on Friday June 10th, National Iced Tea Day!

National Burger Day
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Celebrate with our LINCOLN Burger - the very same one Obama ordered when he dined here! National Burger Day is Saturday May 28th. Join us!

Summer 2016: DC Passport Program
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This summer, be sure to get your Passport and participate in the The DC Passport Program! When you have the DC Passport, you get 2-for-1 cocktails at participating DC restaurants, including the Presidential Restaurant Group...

YUM: EATER Suggests Our Mint Julep
Join Us, Press

So refreshing in spring and summer: our $12 julep of Bulleit bourbon, mint syrup, crushed ice, and mint was recently featured on EATER DC. Thanks for the press! Join us for a Julep and signature cocktails...

Recipe: Learn to Make Zavala’s Soft Shell Crab Sandwich Courtesy PlateOnline
Blog, Press

Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala was recently featured in Plate magazine for their article about classic seafood dishes to try this summer. Check out the article and even better - learn how to make our soft-shell crab...

National Wine Day
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Join us on Wednesday May 25th when we will be celebrating National Wine Day by offering 1/2 price bottles of wine from 11am - close!  

Celebrate National Burger Day with LINCOLN
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Celebrate with our LINCOLN Burger - the very same one Obama ordered when he dined here! National Burger Day is Saturday May 28th. Come celebrate and try our LINCOLN Burger, which features Houseground beef, watercress,...

1/2 Price Bottles on National Wine Day
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Join us on Wednesday May 25th when we will be celebrating National Wine Day by offering 1/2 price bottles of wine from 11am - close! Enjoy seasonal small plates with a side of American history!...

Zoofari: May 19, 2016
Blog, Chef Zavala, Philanthropic

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...

Our Super Tuesday Happy Hour Featured in the WP
Blog

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...

Check Out Our New Penny-Encrusted Bar!
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We're famous for our penny-covered floor ... and now we have a penny-encrusted bar! You can never have enough pennies. Come in and check out our new penny-covered bar - you'll never feel luckier while...

City Paper: “One-of-a-Kind Seating”
Blog, Press

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...

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

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...

Cherry Blossom Specials: March 20-April 17
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Available March 20 through April 17 for the Washington, DC National Cherry Blossom Festival, we have Cherry Blossom specials on the menu at LINCOLN Restaurant in DC. Enjoy poached white asparagus with goat cheese weigh,...

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

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...

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

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...

Review LINCOLN on Trip Advisor
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Those looking for things to do in DC, groups booking private events, tourists looking for a memorable trip and executives in town for conventions consistently rank LINCOLN Restaurant among the best restaurants in the city...

Cherry Blossom Specials: March 20-April 17
Join Us, Seasonal Menus

There's nothing like spring in Washington, DC! Cherry Blossom season is officially here. What better way to welcome it than with a special Cherry Blossom Festival menu at LINCOLN Restaurant? Available the weeks of March...

We Had a Ball at the Brewer’s Ball
Blog, Philanthropic

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...

LINCOLN Featured in Washington Life Magazine
Blog, Press

“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...

Super Tuesday Happy Hour
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Lincoln, DC's first presidential-themed restaurant, will be holding a Happy Hour so you and all your friends & collegues can make the most out of this exciting night! There will be red, white, & blue...

Late Night Happy Hour at LINCOLN
Blog

Did you know? You can stick around The Bar @ LINCOLN Monday through Saturday, 10pm-midnight for Late Night Happy Hour specials! LINCOLN restaurant in DC's Penn Quarter is pleased to offer the very same Happy Hour...

A Birthday Party for Honest Abe
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Although every day here at LINCOLN is a celebration of America's most popular President, Abraham Lincoln, we will be holding a special, celebratory Happy Hour to commemorate his birthday! The celebration will be on Friday,...

LINCOLN @ Sips & Suppers: Benefiting DC Central Kitchen & Martha’s Table
Blog, Philanthropic, Press

We were so pleased to help support DC Central Kitchen and Martha's Table at their Sips & Suppers event on Saturday, January 23rd! It is always a pleasure to volunteer with these worthy organizations, who work hard...

Make Lincoln “Your Place” On Valentine’s Day
Join Us, Special Events

Calling all DC area lovebirds, flirts & hopeless romantics: this year, our three course plus dessert prix fixe Valentine's Menu by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala offers a memorable culinary experience featuring locally-sourced favorites: Maine Lobster Cocktail, Confit...

Super Tuesday Happy Hour
Join Us

You & your friends (regardless of political affiliation!) are ALL invited to LINCOLN to watch the Presidential primary election returns on March 1, Super Tuesday! Our red, white & blue themed Happy Hour will celebrate...

Celebrate Honest Abe’s Birthday @ LINCOLN
Blog

Join us for a special celebratory Happy Hour to kick off President's Day Weekend & commemorate Abe Lincoln's birthday! The celebration will be on Friday, February 12th 2016 from 3pm-7:30pm at our beautiful downtown DC restaurant...

Season of Giving: Martha’s Table
Blog

The team at LINCOLN is pleased to have the opportunity to continue to work with DC's Martha's Table, a place that provides free food for children after school, addresses emergency needs with food and clothing...

Rachel Sergi: A Thrillist “DC Female Bartender You Need to Know”
Blog, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

We are so pleased that LINCOLN’s own Rachel Sergi was included among "DC Female Bartenders You Need to Know" by Thrillist. Thanks for the press! Bartending for 18 years, Rachel is respected in the industry...

Rosh Hashanah Dinner @ Teddy
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Our sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar in DC is hosting a celebration of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, with the best in farm-to-table dining including traditional and modern twists on old favorites....

The Future of the Penny: CBS News Video Interview @ LINCOLN
Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

A piece by CBS News's "Sunday Morning" on the future of the American penny was recently filmed at LINCOLN Restaurant in Washington, DC. Thanks for the press! See the full interview here: View More: U.S....

Choose LINCOLN for DC Summer Restaurant Week 2015
Restaurant Week DC, Save the Date

Washington DC Summer 2015 Restaurant Week is August 17-23, and LINCOLN Restaurant is offering delicious Lunch and Dinner menus featuring the best locally sourced juicy and delicious summer produce, fish, game and meat. Just $22...

On the Menu for Restaurant Week: Fig & Watermelon Salad
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Come get some before it's over! DC Summer Restaurant Week continues through this Sunday, August 23 with the best farm-to-table dining here at LINCOLN. For our $22 Restaurant Week Lunch it's one of the First...

From Our Summer Lunch Menu: Tuna Nicoise Salad
Blog

One of our favorite summer menu items: grilled potatoes, old bay deviled egg, cucumber, oven dried tomato and ancient grains lemon vinaigrette with our seared tuna. Delicious! LINCOLN’s seasonal menu showcases simplistic market fresh dishes by...

Our 4th of July Party Featured in Zagat … Come Try Our Punchbowls!
Blog, Press

Our fifth annual Independence Day Party featuring $3 PBRs and Miller Lites, $30 bowls of Emancipation Punch and an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring chicken, burgers, brisket, sides and pies was featured in Zagat this month. Thanks...

Celebrate Independence Day with LINCOLN
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In DC for the 4th of July holiday? Your friends, family and countrymen alike will love celebrating Independence Day with one of history's most-beloved Presidents. LINCOLN restaurant is located conveniently to the parade, fireworks on...

LINCOLN Featured on TravelChannel.com & Capitol File
Blog, Press

TravelChannel.com recently featured LINCOLN Restaurant in their article Visit DC to Commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination. Capitol File's Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Death did the same. Thanks for the press! They both recommend LINCOLN Restaurant...

Press: Cherry Blossom Specials 2015
Blog, Press

Many of Washington DC’s top restaurants joined in the National Cherry Blossom Festival tradition by serving cherry-infused or themed dishes as the nation’s capital celebrated the festival, March 20-April 12, 2015. Our menu featured unique...

Join Us on the 4th of July
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In DC for the 4th of July holiday? Friends, family and countrymen alike will love celebrating Independence Day with one of history's most-beloved Presidents. LINCOLN restaurant is located conveniently to the parade, fireworks on the...

Giving Back: DC Career Day
Blog, Chef Zavala

LINCOLN was honored to participate in a local career day in Washington DC, where Chef Zavala had the opportunity to cook with our next generation of up-and-coming chefs, a group of 8th graders! Young people,...

Here’s to Four More Years! Our Anniversary Party Featured in REVAMP, K Street Mag
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Chef Zavala, Press, Private Events, Special Events

On Monday night here at LINCOLN Restaurant in Washington, DC, we hosted a celebration of all the hard work that goes into making a restaurant, and to thank our entire team for a job well...

Our Patio is Open: Join us for Happy Hour
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The sun is shining and LINCOLN's outdoor happy hour is back! Join us on our patio for outdoor seating in downtown DC. Sit outside with friends and colleagues, take in the spring air and reward yourself for a...

Things Oprah’s Gayle King Loves: Our Duck Fat Biscuits
Blog, Chef Zavala, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

O's Editor at large shares what she's loving for April in her article for Oprah.com, including LINCOLN Restaurant's Duck Fat Biscuits. Thanks for the press! Ms. King reviews her recent meal at LINCOLN with daughter...

ABC 7 News at our Private Party
Blog, Philanthropic, Press, Private Events, Special Events

Local women gathered at LINCOLN in Washington DC for a Private Event hosted by the Egg Whisperer, and ABC 7 News did a feature story right after the Oscars this week. At first glance, the gathering...

Valentine’s Day with LINCOLN
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Bring your sweetie to DC and spend Valentine's Day with LINCOLN! This year, our three-course-plus-dessert prix fixe Valentine’s Menu by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala offers a memorable culinary experience featuring Lobster Cocktail, Sea Trout, local Ribeye steak, and Chai...

Make Lincoln “Your Place” This Valentine’s Day
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DC area lovebirds: warm things up this Valentine's Day! This year, our three course plus dessert prix fixe Valentine's Menu by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala offers a memorable culinary experience featuring Lobster Cocktail, Sea Trout, local Ribeye...

Restaurant Week Extended!
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We are pleased to announce that LINCOLN Restaurant is extending its Winter 2015 Restaurant Week menus and pricing for another seven days, through January 30th! Come to LINCOLN in DC's McPherson Square for a delicious...

Best Wishes to the Happy Couple: DC Weddings @ LINCOLN
Blog, Weddings

It was a great honor to host yet another DC wedding ceremony and reception at LINCOLN restaurant this winter! Photo Credit: Documentary Associates It is always such a privilege to share in both the nuptials,...

New Year’s Eve Party
Save the Date

Our New Year's Eve Party is always a highlight, and this year we'll be ringing in 2015 in the heart of DC with friends into the wee hours! We are offering party packages for whatever...

Proprietor Alan Popovsky in the City Paper: Holiday Private Events
Blog, Press

The City Paper recently interviewed our very own Alan Popovsky in an article about corporate holiday private events, or holiday office parties, here in DC. Thanks for the press! The City Paper details both the...

Choose LINCOLN for DC Winter Restaurant Week January 19-25
Join Us, Restaurant Week DC, Seasonal Menus, Special Events

Whether you’re a history buff, enjoy original art, love to “eat local”, want to eat where the President ate, or simply would like a departure from the everyday, LINCOLN will offer an unforgettable experience for DC Winter Restaurant Week 2015...

LINCOLN Christmas Dinner Featured in DC AboutTravel.com
Blog, Press

DC AboutTravel.com recently featured LINCOLN's Christmas Dinner in their article Christmas Dinner at Restaurants in the Washington, DC Area. Thanks for the press! Make your reservation today for LINCOLN’s bountiful holiday dinner, served from 1-8pm on...

Getting Ready for Our Corporate & Catered Holiday Parties
Blog

Don't we look pretty? December is upon us at LINCOLN, and we're getting ready to host some of DC's best corporate catered holiday parties right here in downtown Washington, DC! Check out our Emancipation Room &...

Another Beautiful DC Wedding Reception: Congratulations Keight and Rick!
Blog, Private Events, Weddings

What a thrill: we loved hosting another beautiful DC couple, who threw an unforgettable wedding reception at LINCOLN restaurant! (Photography: Love Life Images.) Smart and beautiful: they made use of nearby McPherson Square for some...

Warm up Wintry DC Nights with our Hot Toddy
Blog

When it's cold outside, come to LINCOLN for our hot winter drinks, including DC's best Hot Toddy! After a long day of work and holiday shopping, treat yourself to some holiday cheer. LINCOLN's Hot Mary...

4th Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast
Save the Date

Create a new holiday tradition with friends and family! Join us on Thursday November 27, 2014 and celebrate this great family holiday with beautifully dressed stations of our finest farm-to-table dishes reflecting culinary integrity, craftsmanship and...

Get Cozy: Our Winter Comfort Food
Blog

Hubbard Squash Risotto, Bartlett Pears, Pumpkin Oil The Polar Vortex is heading our way, but never fear! LINCOLN is serving up locally-sourced comfort food to keep you cozy all winter long. Enjoy our warm, welcoming...

The Washington Post, Zagat Profile Our Pumpkin Gnocchi, Pudding & Punch Bowl
Blog, Chef Zavala, Press

Cooler weather means our tastebuds are ready for the hearty, rustic flavors of fall. The Washington Post picked 31 pumpkin dishes (one for each day of October) available here in our fair city. LINCOLN's Roasted Pumpkin...

We’re on the Map: First Ever DC Metro Restaurant Map
Blog, Press

What a brilliant idea: Thrillist created the first ever DC Metro Restaurant Map, and LINCOLN Restaurant was their pick for McPherson Square. Thanks for the press! For those living in McLean, Reston, or working in Tyson's...

Thanksgiving Reservations @ LINCOLN
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It's back ... the fourth annual LINCOLN Thanksgiving. Reservations are available now! We are open on Thanksgiving day, Thursday November 27, 2014 ... an excellent opportunity for far-flung family and friends to enjoy the sights when...

“Back to School” in Our Library/Infusion Room
Blog, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Fall is here, and there's cause for celebration. As the federal government fiscal year winds down and schedules become more structured, there is a citywide return to business. Many college and graduate students have just...

FOX 5’s Holly Morris @ LINCOLN for National Rum Day
Blog, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

We were thrilled to once again participate in National Rum Day here in DC! FOX 5’s Holly Morris began her coverage of National Rum Day right here from The Bar @ LINCOLN, and the day...

Choose LINCOLN for DC Summer Restaurant Week: August 11-17, 2014
Restaurant Week DC, Save the Date

We are so thrilled to once again be participating in DC Summer Restaurant Week, this year running from August 11-17, 2014. Enjoy an authentic LINCOLN seasonal small plates lunch for only $20.14, or dinner for...

National Rum Day: We’re a Stop for the DC Rum Runner Bus
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This Saturday is National Rum Day, and we're once again a stop on this year's DC Rum Runner Bus! On Friday August 15 starting at 5:30pm, the bus will be hosting a wild, rum filled ride to...

Summer-Fresh Apricots: Chef Zavala in The National Culinary Review
Chef Zavala, Join Us, Press

Looking for something unique and surprising for lunch or dinner?  Skip the run-of-the mill salad or fish dish, and come to LINCOLN Restaurant for some amazing layered flavors by Corporate Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala! Apricots are...

WTOP Profiles LINCOLN in “DC’s Politically Inspired Restaurants”
Blog, Press

Compressed watermelon, goats milk feta, watercress, candied pistachios, pickled rind, organic radishes WTOP recently profiled LINCOLN in its article, DC's Politically Inspired Restaurants. Thanks for the press! Check our our locally sourced, sustainable farm-to-table small...

Bookworms + Cocktail Enthusiasts, Take Note: LINCOLN Featured in Jaime Joyce’s Book “Moonshine”
Blog, Press

Moonshine, or unaged "white" whiskey, has made a comeback here in the DC area in recent years. Jaime Joyce's new book "Moonshine: A Cultural History of America's Infamous Liquor" provides a pretty comprehensive history of...

The Bar @ LINCOLN: Where to Find Moonshine in Washington, DC
Blog, Press

Image courtesy Brightest Young Things Epicurean in DC recently profiled LINCOLN's Honest Abe's Moonshine in its article Places to Find Moonshine in Washington, DC. We also got some ink in Jaime Joyce’s book “Moonshine: A Cultural...

Join us for DC Summer Restaurant Week: August 11-17, 2014
Join Us, Restaurant Week DC

We are so thrilled to once again be participating in DC Summer Restaurant Week, this year running from August 11-17, 2014. Enjoy an authentic LINCOLN seasonal small plates lunch for only $20.14, or dinner for...

Honest Abe’s Moonshine Featured in DC Modern Luxury
Blog, Press

"Abe would have loved it," says LINCOLN proprietor Alan Popovsky of our Honest Abe's Moonshine. "It's refreshing and gives you a lift." Our mixologists are whipping up this delicious cocktail for you all summer, featuring...

Zagat’s On Tap Profiles Our Fourth of July Friday
Blog, Press

July Fourth on a Friday in DC: what better way to let freedom ring? With awesome free entertainment on the Mall and a parade, concert and the magical fireworks starting at 9:10pm, it's going to...

Locavores, Rejoice: Our Summer Menus are Here
Chef Zavala, Join Us, Seasonal Menus

Ah, it's summer in Washington, DC and our delectable, seasonal small plates summer menus are here! We've sourced fresh ingredients directly from area growers, farmers and artisans to create a mouth-watering menu that locavores will...

Come Try Zagat’s “Best Mint Julep in DC”
Join Us, Press

Image courtesy Brightest Young Things Zagat just included LINCOLN on its "Best Mint Juleps in Washington, DC" list. Also included: sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar in Dupont Circle. Thanks for the press! Mint Juleps...

Looking for things to do in DC?
Blog, Press

Those looking for things to do in DC, groups booking private events, tourists looking for a memorable trip and executives in town for conventions consistently rank LINCOLN Restaurant among the best restaurants in the city...

“Best Deviled Eggs in DC,” say Local Food Bloggers
Blog, Press

It has been great to see our Deviled Eggs featured in various blogs around town! Says Girl Meets Food, "few other things say summer quite like these zesty, creamy bundles of bliss." Thanks for the...

Punchbowls on the Patio
Happy Hour, Join Us, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

LINCOLN's Emancipation Punch - to share! According to Zagat, modern bartenders' love of retro cocktails has brought back something delicious, and great for a crowd ... spiked punch! Their recent article profiles our Emancipation Punch...

Choose Your Own Adventure, Small-Plates Style
Blog, Chef Zavala, Farm Fresh Food, Farm-to-Table Dining, Press

Small bites: duck sausage, smoked apple mustard, nasturtium leaves The CityPaper recently published an article about the small plates trend in DC, and how local restaurants have created a menu lexicon all their own. (Read...

Press: Our Cherry Blossom Specials
Blog, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Our Ozaki Cocktail, featuring Laird's Applejack Brandy, Sikhye (a malt rice dessert drink), Fresh OJ, and housemade grenadine - is an homage to Mayor Yukio Ozaki, who donated the cherry blossom trees to the U.S....

“Mind Blowing”: Our Rabbit Burger
Blog, Chef Zavala, Eat Local, Farm Fresh Food

City Eats DC featured our rabbit burger in their piece "Ten Unconventional Burgers that Will Blow Your Mind." Thanks for the press! Our locally sourced rabbit burger features pickled white asparagus, lemon arugula and apricot...

Press: “Stall Tactics” by The City Paper
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Press

Image Courtesy the City Paper People are talking about our sexy bathrooms! An interview with LINCOLN's own Alan Popovsky was just featured in the City Paper's "Stall Tactics," an article about "getting it on" in DC...

Late Night Happy Hour at LINCOLN
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Did you know? You can stick around Wednesday through Saturday for Late Night Happy Hour at The Bar @ LINCOLN, conveniently located in DC's McPherson Square. Enjoy $6 Filibuster cocktails and $6 Moscow Mules from...

Officially Sprung: Spring Menus!
Blog

At LINCOLN Restaurant, we are ready to say "goodbye" to Old Man Winter! Come on in to LINCOLN in the heart of Northwest Washington, DC starting March 19 for all the delicious flavors of Spring,...

DC Brau Beer Dinner
Blog, Save the Date

In collaboration with DC Brau, voted Best Local Brewery in the Washington CityPaper Readers' Poll, LINCOLN was pleased to host the DC Brau Beer Dinner to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on March 26th from...

Congratulations Shannon & Chase! DC Rehearsal Dinner
Blog, Special Events, Weddings

We were thrilled to be the chosen Washington DC rehearsal dinner venue for this really fun crowd! Libations flowed, music played and there were toasts a' plenty as the future Mr. and Mrs. enjoyed time...

Press: Chefs for Equality
Blog, Press

We were so pleased to see press coverage of Tim Gunn's Second Annual HRC’s Chefs for Equality on WDIW.com, including LINCOLN's offering at the event. Food writer David Hagedorn and fashion icon / Project Runway host Tim Gunn put on an...

Huffington Post says, “Inspired Dining” at LINCOLN
Blog, Press

LINCOLN Restaurant was featured in the Huffington Post's A Scavenger Hunt in D.C. for President Lincoln. Thanks for the press! LINCOLN Restaurant in the heart of Washington, DC features locally sourced “small plate” tapas-style dishes...

Presidents’ Day @ LINCOLN
Save the Date, Seasonal Menus

In honor of the Presidents' Day holiday weekend, Chef Zavala has put together a special menu available Saturday February 15 to Monday February 17. Whether you have Presidents' Day off or not, join us for...

Eat “Better Than Obama” at LINCOLN
Blog, Press

This month, Thrillist's piece called How to Eat Through DC Like Obama, Only Much Better notes alternate dishes that the President could have chosen when he dined at DC area establishments over the past few...

Our Sochi Olympic Drinks
Join Us, Press

The Bar @ LINCOLN was recently featured in Zagat's Olympic Eats: Russian Bites and Patriotic Deals in DC for our Olympic cocktails. We also had a mention in The City Paper's Young & Hungry: Where to...

For Presidents’ Day, WHERE DC Tracked LINCOLN Across DC
Blog, Press

LINCOLN Restaurant was featured in WHERE DC's issue LINCOLN: Tracking the 16th President at Sights Across the City.                       WHERE DC points out that those...

Top 10 DC Craft Cocktail Bartenders: #3 LINCOLN’s own Rachel Sergi
Blog, Press

We are so pleased that LINCOLN's own Rachel Sergi was included among the Top 10 DC Craft Cocktail Bartenders by Scofflaw's Den! The article documents the "exceptional, unparalleled" Rachel's career: bartending for 18 years, she is...

12.21.13, Thrillist’s “Best Night of Your Life” @ LINCOLN
Blog

We're a "Best Cocktail Bar" for 12.21.13, a.k.a. Winter Solstice, a.k.a. Thrillist's "Best Night of Your Life."   Scientifically speaking, Saturday December 21st will be the longest night of the year. But making it the...

Toys for Tots @ LINCOLN
Blog

Please help spread the word: LINCOLN is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive to Benefit Toys for Tots. For each unwrapped new toy donation you bring to Lincoln Restaurant DC, you will receive your choice of either a...

‘Tis the Season: Our Winter Menus are Here
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Parsnip Risotto, from LINCOLN's New Winter Dinner Menu Fresh from our local farms, we have so much winter goodness to share on our all-new Winter Menus! You'll still be able to dig into favorites like...

New Year’s Eve @ Sister Restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar
Blog, Save the Date

Ring in 2014 at DC's newest downtown restaurant, part of the Presidential Restaurant Group, the same team bringing you LINCOLN - Teddy & The Bully Bar!   A fun night filled with savory cuisine, distinctive...

LINCOLN to Compete in Capital Food Fight
Save the Date

On Monday November 11, the LINCOLN team spearheaded by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala will be proud to participate in the Capital Food Fight benefiting DC Central Kitchen. Get your tickets here for this great event! Read more on our Blog.

Thanksgiving @ LINCOLN
Blog, Save the Date

You are cordially invited to a Thanksgiving feast at LINCOLN, Washington DC's best seasonal small plates restaurant. Start a new tradition and kick off the holiday season with LINCOLN. On Thursday November 28 Chef Zavala welcomes...

EATER Features Our Punchbowls
Blog, Press

Both LINCOLN and our sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar were featured in EATER this week for our "Cocktails that Pack a Punch." Thanks for the press! LINCOLN's Emancipation Punch is crisp, tart and...

A Peek Inside Our Infusion Room
Blog, Happy Hour, Specialty Cocktails, The Bar @ LINCOLN

LINCOLN Infusion Library & Strawberry Julep Conveniently located near K Street and the DC Convention Center, LINCOLN Restaurant is something to behold. Our fresh bar program features the best in fresh local produce, house and...

Government Shutdown: Share a Filibuster Fizz
Blog, Happy Hour, Specialty Cocktails

  The government is shut down, but LINCOLN is open! This special punchbowl to share is available for a limited time here at DC's favorite happy hour spot. Savor the infused kumquat cachaca, spiced rum,...

“The Hill” Covers Colin Powell’s Lunch at LINCOLN
Blog, Chef Zavala, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

Mr. Powell with Chef Zavala on our patio TheHill.com’s “In the Know” gossip blog reported on former secretary of State and retired U.S. Army four-star General Colin Powell’s lunch at LINCOLN. Read the full details (including...

Book LINCOLN For Restaurant Week 2013
Blog, Restaurant Week DC, Save the Date

LINCOLN is a participating restaurant in DC's 2013 Summer Restaurant Week, this year being held August 19-25! Book your table at the best small plates restaurant in DC by calling 202 386-9200 or on OpenTable....

Try Our New Gluten-Free Menu
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Introducing ... our brand new gluten-free menu at LINCOLN Restaurant! Go gluten-free at your favorite farm-to-table restaurant in DC. You don't have to deprive yourself to go gluten-free. LINCOLN Restaurant has taken all the guesswork...

Zagat Says LINCOLN’s Restauraurant Week Menu is a “Must Try”
Blog, Restaurant Week DC

Have you made your reservations at LINCOLN for DC Restaurant Week yet? DC Summer Restaurant Week is August 19-25, and LINCOLN has 2 fantastic menus to tantalize your tastebuds (see our Menus dropdown for full...

Register Now for our BBQ Cooking Class
Blog, Chef Zavala, Cooking Classes, Save the Date

After our successful 4th of July BBQ, we have decided to share our little secret by expanding your culinary horizons with BBQ Cooking Classes at LINCOLN Restaurant this summer! On Saturday August 10 from 12:30pm until 3:30pm, Presidential Restaurant...

Sister Restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar Launches New HH Menu
Happy Hour, Join Us

Strawberry Julep from our Mint Julep Mondays You know you love our happy hour at LINCOLN, so why not try happy hour at our sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar in Dupont Circle? Located at 1200...

Washingtonian.com’s Coverage of our Watermelon Specials (Extended through August 9!)
Blog

  LINCOLN and our sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar made the Washingtonian Magazine's Watermelon Dishes (And Cocktails) Around Washington list! Check out the special dishes we are featuring through this Friday, August 9th. Don't...

National Watermelon Day Menu
Blog, Save the Date

LINCOLN Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala was on NBC4 with Barbara Harrison on August 1 to discuss the different dishes both LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar will be offering on August 3,...

Chef Demetrio on NBC4 with Barbara Harrison: National Watermelon Day
Blog, Chef Zavala

LINCOLN Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala was on NBC4 today with Barbara Harrison discussing the different dishes both LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar will be offering on August 3, National Watermelon Day....

Learn to Make The Gettysburg Address
Blog, Press, Specialty Cocktails, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Check out this video by ZAGAT with LINCOLN's own bar consultant and Mixologist John Hogan and learn to make our signature cocktail The Gettysburg Address. The cocktail recipe features ginger syrup, lemon sour, homemade beet...

More Press for Our Kale Salad
Blog, Eat Local, Farm Fresh Food, Press

ZAGAT featured our popular Kale Salad in recent press about killer kale dishes in DC. They correctly reported that we use on average 120 pounds of everyone's favorite superfood daily here at LINCOLN, hand-shredding the greens...

Our American Dream Grillout Featured on Guest of a Guest, DC Modern Luxury
Blog, Press

We were Guest of a Guest's pick in their Independence Party Guide, and DC Modern Luxury's Light Up the Night. Thanks for the press!

July 4th Party Featured in Huffington Post’s “Where to Eat”
Blog, Press

The Huffington Post's July 4th Restaurants In D.C.: Where To Eat In The Nation's Capital On Independence Day profiled our $29 all-you-can-eat BBQ, pointing out that "celebrating July 4th in a restaurant named after one of...

2016 Candidate? TheHill.com’s “In the Know” Covers Martin O’Malley’s Lunch at LINCOLN
Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

TheHill.com's "In the Know" gossip blog reported on Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's lunch at LINCOLN. Read the full details (including what he ordered) here. Other LINCOLN patrons who have received press for their dinners here...

Huffington Post Reports on Cantor & McDonough’s Dinner at LINCOLN
Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

The Huffington Post reported on White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's dinner at LINCOLN this month. Read the full details from the Huffington Post here. Other LINCOLN patrons who have...

Brass Ring Magazine Covers Public Justice Foundation Event
Blog, Press, Private Events

Brass Ring Magazine covered the Public Justice Foundation's Board of Directors welcoming dinner held at LINCOLN Restaurant this month. The Public Justice Foundation's Board of Directors were in Washington, DC this May for their annual...

Join Us On Our Patio to Cool Off
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LINCOLN’s outdoor patio was just profiled in BYT’s 2013 DC Outdoor Drinking Guide under Great Happy Hour – thanks for the press! Did you know our Happy Hour is now 7 days/week from 4pm-7pm? So...

Come Check Out Our Penny Floor: Alan Popovsky on the Future of the Penny
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Join Us

“I know they’re talking about eliminating the penny but, I don’t know – that seems so un-American to me,” Popovsky said in a recent interview with ABC news. “It would tarnish – no pun intended...

Lincoln Featured on TravelChannel.com – Best Bars
Blog, Happy Hour, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

The Travel Channel recommends The Bar @ LINCOLN after a a long day of lobbying, consulting, deal-closing or convention-going – and we couldn’t agree more! Conveniently located near K Street and the DC Convention Center, LINCOLN Restaurant is...

Benefit for President Lincoln’s Cottage
Blog, Farm-to-Table Dining, Philanthropic, Save the Date

In honor of our anniversary, we're making April a very special month at LINCOLN Restaurant. We are very excited to be partnering with President Lincoln's Cottage to help celebrate. Please join us on April 16th, Emancipation...

Register Now: Spring Dinner Party Cooking Class
Blog, Chef Zavala, Cooking Classes, Philanthropic, Save the Date

Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala Hosts Cooking Classes at LINCOLN Restaurant! Expand your culinary horizons and meet new people with cooking classes at Lincoln Restaurant! Classes hosted by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala are hands-on, and participants...

Toast Our Anniversary During the Entire Month of April!
Blog, Happy Hour, Join Us, Specialty Cocktails, The Bar @ LINCOLN

LINCOLN Restaurant is turning 2! Starting April 1st at LINCOLN Restaurant, come in and toast with us to our successful second year. Ask for our signature cocktail, "The Second Term", featuring Knob Creek Bourbon and...

Our Kale Salad Gets Rave Reviews
Blog, Chef Zavala, Cooking Classes, Eat Local, Farm Fresh Food, Farm-to-Table Dining, Testimonials

This week at LINCOLN, we received the following testimonial from another delighted patron:   “I enjoyed a fabulous dinner at Lincoln on Monday evening. (FYI: I gave my dining experience 'rave reviews and high marks' on Open...

Cocktail Party Cooking Class
Blog, Chef Zavala, Cooking Classes, Save the Date, Special Events

Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala enjoyed hosting LINCOLN's first spring Cooking Class this Saturday March 9! It was an active day, full of fun, learning and delicious sampling. Here's a photo of our busy chefs in...

Valentine’s Day @ LINCOLN
Blog, Save the Date

Choose LINCOLN, DC's most unique and romantic setting for your Valentine this year! Our exciting artwork, reclaimed barnwood floors, and sexy bathroom art offer plenty of conversation pieces. Our His and Hers Valentine's Menu offers a memorable culinary...

LINCOLN Supports Fashion for Paws
Blog, Chef Zavala, Philanthropic

Help raise money for Chef Demetrio Zavala to strut his stuff at the Fashion for Paws fashion show, and support a great cause! LINCOLN Executive Chef Chef Demetrio Zavala recently accepted the invitation to raise funds...

LINCOLN Restaurant on “Abe Itinerary” in Washington, DC
Blog, Press

  There's no question about it: Lincoln is hot. From Steven Spielberg's film starring Daniel Day-Lewis to the Lincoln head penny debate, there are still no shortage of news stories about our 16th President. The...

Congratulations Shannon & Christian!
Blog, Private Events, Weddings

We were thrilled to host yet another gorgeous winter wedding at LINCOLN this December. Here are some lovely images of the big event. Photography by Sam Hurd Photography.   We loved that the couple incorporated...

Washingtonian.com Covers Our Bride & Groom Unveiled “Rehearsal Dinner”
Blog, Private Events, Weddings

On Wednesday January 18, ten engaged couples won the opportunity to have a seat at the second annual Washingtonian Magazine Bride & Groom Unveiled "Rehearsal Dinner" at LINCOLN Restaurant. Washingtonian.com covered the event with this...

Valentine’s Day @ LINCOLN
Blog, Save the Date, Seasonal Menus, Special Events

Choose LINCOLN, DC's most unique and romantic setting for your Valentine this year! Our exciting artwork, reclaimed barnwood floors, and sexy bathroom art offer plenty of conversation pieces. Our His and Hers Valentine's Menu offers a memorable culinary...

Carly Rae Jepsen Gives LINCOLN a Hug
Blog, LINCOLN Store, Press

Pictured below, courtesy the Huffington Post, is R&B/Pop singer Leonard Friend in one of our LINCOLN t-shirts getting a hug from Carly Rae Jepsen. (Check out Leonard's most recent song 'Middle of the Night', available for...

New Year’s Eve at LINCOLN
Blog, Press, Save the Date, Special Events

Our highly-anticipated Vegas-Style Blowout New Year’s Eve Party was just profiled on Washingtonian.com as a "Best Bite" for New Year's Eve Dinners around Washington. Read the full article here. We were also featured when Fresh FM's...

Celebrate 2013 Inauguration Weekend with Our Presidential Tasting Menu
Blog, Press, Save the Date, Seasonal Menus, Special Events

D.C. artist Lola Lombard wearing the Obama-inspired dress she made before the 2009 Inauguration. Whether you have your ball gown yet or not, Washington DC is once again the place to be this January for...

Kicking Off the Holiday Season: Thanksgiving @ LINCOLN
Blog, Chef Zavala, Eat Local, Press, Save the Date, Seasonal Menus, Special Events

We kicked off what is sure to be the best holiday season yet on Thursday November 22 with our Thanksgiving feast @ LINCOLN Restaurant! Here is a behind-the-scenes look at our team in prep mode....

CNN Coverage of LINCOLN’s Election Cocktail Voter Poll
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Press, Special Events, The Bar @ LINCOLN

The excitement builds! CNN covered LINCOLN's Cocktail Voter Poll and Election Night Party in a piece that aired this week. To see Karin Cafia's interview with owner Alan Popovsky (and some of our bartenders in...

Election Day is Almost Here: Cocktail Voter Poll & Election Night Party a “Best Bet”
Blog, Press, Save the Date, Special Events

It's a tight race, but our Cocktail Voter Poll is tighter! The Washington Post just chose our "Tally the Vote" Party as an "Editor's Pick" for Best Election Night Viewing Parties. (Read the full story...

November is National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month
Blog, Press, Seasonal Menus

In honor of National Peanut Butter Lovers Month, come join us for America's favorite comfort condiment! November 4 is the anniversary of the seminal patent for peanut butter, applied for by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg on...

Happy Halloween from LINCOLN!
Blog, Special Events

It was another Happy Halloween at LINCOLN this year! All ghouls and goblins in costume on Halloween got 50% off Moscow Mules. A frightful time was had by all.

The President Ate Here: City Paper Covers Our Lunch with Obama
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

In an October 24 article in the Washington City Paper, LINCOLN owner Alan Popovsky talks about the preparations leading up to our lunch with President Barack Obama this summer. When an Obama staffer called LINCOLN...

Election Night “Tally the Vote” Party
Blog, Special Events

LINCOLN Restaurant and The Bar @ LINCOLN cordially invite you to join us this election night, Tuesday, November 6 2012 for our "Tally the Vote" party. We'll be kicking off the party at 6pm, which...

Chefs for Equality
Blog, Chef Zavala, Eat Local, Philanthropic, Press, Seasonal Menus

LINCOLN Restaurant was proud to participate in Chefs for Equality, a gala event benefiting marriage equality in Maryland and held at DC's Ritz Carlton Hotel this Wednesday. The excitement leading up to the event was...

Our Gettysburg Address Cocktail Featured on DailyCandy. Try One at Happy Hour Tonight!
Blog, Happy Hour, Join Us, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

One of LINCOLN's unique signature cocktails, the Gettysburg Address, was featured on DailyCandy's Guide to Low-Calorie Cocktails. Our gorgeous drink, featuring Square One Botanical vodka, açai, beet puree, ginger, and lemon, is a "vivid, earthy,"...

Thanksgiving @ LINCOLN
Blog, Eat Local, Save the Date, Seasonal Menus, Special Events

You are cordially invited to a Thanksgiving feast at LINCOLN, Washington DC's best seasonal, farm-to-table restaurant.   Spend Thanksgiving with us. Our restaurant will be serving a special Thanksgiving Dinner menu from 2pm to 8pm...

LINCOLN Proudly Participates in Capital Food Fight
Blog, Chef Zavala, Philanthropic, Press, Seasonal Menus

On Monday October 8, the LINCOLN team spearheaded by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala was proud to participate in the Capital Food Fight benefiting DC Central Kitchen. This year 70 restaurants raised over $600,000 raised for this...

LINCOLN Featured in the October 4 EXPRESS
Blog, Eat Local, Press, Seasonal Menus

Our October 4 feature in the EXPRESS was all about everyone's favorite fall fruit, and LINCOLN's hottest fall menu item: apples! Our apple-smoked pork belly (pictured above) is marinated in pureed local apples, smoked using...

DC Modern Luxury Features Our Election Cocktails
Blog, Press

"You'll definitely need ID to cast this vote," says DC Modern Luxury in their October feature on LINCOLN's Election Cocktail Voter Poll.   The poll is ongoing through Election Day, when we will host DC's...

Our New Menus are Here: Fall Small Plates
Blog, Eat Local, Join Us, Seasonal Menus

If you're looking for fall comfort food, look no further: LINCOLN's Fall menus are here! Click to view our seasonal small plates Fall Lunch Menu and Fall Dinner Menu. With colder weather and the harvest season...

LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll Featured in EATER
Blog, Happy Hour, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Our Cocktail Voter Poll, ongoing through election day, was featured in a September 20 article in DC EATER. We are updating results every Friday - come in and cast your vote! Thanks EATER for the...

It’s On: The LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll
Blog, Join Us, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

As announced in Details this week, previously on our Blog, in CraveLocal and Chilled Magazine, on Patriot Day The Bar @ LINCOLN officially kicked off the LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll ... the Donkey started out in...

Chef Demetrio Zavala Participates as Celebrity Chef in DC’s “Dining Away Duchenne”
Blog, Press, Special Events

LINCOLN's Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala was proud to participate in the 12th Annual Dining Away Duchenne celebrity chef dine-around event benefiting the Foundation to Eradicate Duchenne, hosted by Joel and Dana Wood, on Monday September 10. The...

The LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll Featured in CraveLocal, Chilled Magazine
Blog, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Announcing ... The LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll! Starting this Patriot Day (September 11, 2012) join us at LINCOLN for the “LINCOLN Cocktail Voter Poll” to predict the winner of the 2012 Presidential Election!   Throw your...

LINCOLN Featured in Washingtonian Magazine’s September “Best Bites”
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Washingtonian Magazine's September issue reports on the First Couple's reputation for dining out in Washington, DC and provides a guide to where they've been (and with whom). The President was here at LINCOLN in June to dine...

Our Fruit Ice Cocktails Featured on Tasting Table, CraveLocal
Blog, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Our mouth-watering fruit and vegetable-infused ice cubes are making quite a splash. This article in Tasting Table rightly pointed out that they augment - rather than dilute - our cocktails as they melt. Thanks Tasting Table!...

Infused Ice Cocktails
Blog, Eat Local, Happy Hour, Press, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Our Fruit-Infused Ice Cocktails are so cool they were featured in Chilled Magazine this week. The Bar @ LINCOLN is now featuring fresh fruit from local farms in our brand new Infused Ice Cocktails - perfect for...

DC Scout @ LINCOLN
Blog, Happy Hour, Press

DC Scout is kicking off their new "Summer Sips" @ LINCOLN!  Liz Fassbender and the DC Scout Team will be joining us for happy hour on Thursday August 9th from 6-8pm. Each week, DC Scout is featuring one...

LINCOLN Wedding Featured in Style Me Pretty
Blog, Private Events, Weddings

We posted about Jackie and Nate's 1800s themed wedding for the first time back in April (photography by ZADESIGNZ).  This week their creative LINCOLN wedding received a feature (and some glowing compliments) in StyleMePretty. Says the editor: "I can’t...

The Bar @ LINCOLN Celebrates the Olympics
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The Bar @ LINCOLN is celebrating the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games with 3 olympic themed cocktails: the Gold, Silver and Bronze. Stop in and have one!

LINCOLN Featured in Politico
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LINCOLN Restaurant was featured in Politico Magazine this week in a piece about DC's evolving food scene and how intertwined it has become with politics. "At just over a year old, Lincoln has already become...

Announcing Our New Sunday Supper
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Want to eat local, fresh organic food this Sunday evening? Join us every Sunday for our new Meat & 3 Prix Fixe Sunday Supper! We are now hosting a Sunday Supper at LINCOLN every Sunday...

DC Modern Luxury’s Restaurant Issue: LINCOLN “Best in Glass”
Blog, Press, Spirit of the Month Mason Jar Program, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Our Mason Jar Program was highlighted in DC Modern Luxury's Restaurant Issue as "Best In Glass". Pictured below is the Mason Jar for June, the "June Bug" featuring  Pimm’s No. 1, a gin-based liquor made...

Spirit of the Month for July: Catoctin Creek Rye
Blog, Happy Hour, Join Us, Spirit of the Month Mason Jar Program, The Bar @ LINCOLN

"SPIRIT OF THE MONTH" FOR JULY Every month, The Bar @ LINCOLN features a specialty cocktail and specialty punch bowl for our Spirit of the Month Program. In homage to our Summer Field Trip Tasting Tour to Catoctin Creek...

Summer Field Trip: Catoctin Creek Barrelling & Tasting Tour 7-29-12
Blog, Special Events

Remember those days of school field trips? The excitement and fun with your friends. A new place, a new experience. The girl with the red pigtails. A detour from the typical everyday routine. (Maybe even...

LINCOLN Store Open for Business
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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...

Bar @ LINCOLN’s 49er Featured in DRINK DC
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The Bar @ LINCOLN strikes gold again: our 49er was featured in "Summertime Sips: Five Cocktails to Try Now" on DRINK DC this week. The 49er is a variation on the traditional Gold Rush, made...

Obama @ LINCOLN
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We were proud to host President Barack Obama's meal with four winners of his "Lunch With Barack" fundraiser on Friday June 15, 2012. The Obama campaign, saying that small donors are driving this election's fundraising,...

Introducing The Bar @ LINCOLN – Spirit of the Month
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SPIRIT OF THE MONTH MONTHLY MASON JAR PROGRAM Every month, The Bar @ LINCOLN will feature a specialty cocktail and specialty punch bowl for the new Spirit of the Month Mason Jar Program, highlighting a different spirit...

Meet Boris, The Bar @ LINCOLN’s New Manager
Blog, The Bar @ LINCOLN

The Bar @ LINCOLN is proud to introduce its new Manager, Boris. The 35 year old Serbian-born mixologist has been with LINCOLN since its opening in April 2011. By utilizing modern techniques combined with his...

Washington Post: Alan Popovsky Salutes Another U.S. President
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Press

Lincoln, the 16th U.S. president, has been good to LINCOLN, the Washington restaurant, says owner Alan Popovsky. Read the Washington Post Article.

Memorial Day Festivities Featured in Washington Flyer, BYT, More …
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It was great seeing you all for our Memorial Day BBQ! We were featured in Washington Flyer's Memorial Day Weekend Guide, Dining in DC's "Delicious DC Staycation", and Guest of a Guest's Memorial Day Weekend Party Guide....

Patio in Full Swing
Blog, Happy Hour

Summer is right around the corner, and outdoor dining on LINCOLN's stylish patio is in full swing! Come check out Washington DC's best outdoor happy hour (M-F 4-7pm) and outdoor dining. Our seasonal small plates menu was...

Featured in DC Magazine’s Food and Drink Guide
Blog, Press

April was DC-Modern Luxury Magazine's annual "Men's Issue" and LINCOLN was featured in the essential Dining Guide: This Thomas Circle restaurant's floor may be lined with nearly one million pennies, but the real shine happens...

Featured in FATHOM’s Guide to Eating in DC
Blog, Press

LINCOLN has recently been featured in travel website FATHOM as a "go-to staple, a great restaurant for a nice meal that doesn't require a suit or Amex Black." Laura Carlson reports in her story, Locals Know...

Weddings @ LINCOLN: Congratulations Jackie & Nate!
Blog, Weddings

For our most recent wedding, the creative bride carried the 1800s theme through the entire day, including invitations, stationery, kraft menus and jarred homemade strawberry jam favors. LINCOLN was proud to provide space for both...

Our Patio is Open – Come Enjoy Spring!
Blog, Seasonal Menus

Looking for a great outdoor happy hour or outdoor dining tonight? We all know that the weather in the Washington, DC area has been unseasonably warm (and beautiful!) this spring. Make the most of it...

Our Presidential Libations Featured on Wine Enthusiast
Blog, Happy Hour, Press, Specialty Cocktails, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Two of LINCOLN's specialty drinks from our distinctive and fresh bar program were featured on Wine Enthusiast last month. Recipes for the vodka-based "Gettysburg Address" and our popular "Emancipation Punch" were included in a February 20 article. Click here to...

LINCOLN is Washington Post Editor’s Pick for Best Late Night Happy Hour in DC
Blog, Happy Hour, The Bar @ LINCOLN

Today the Washington Post's Going Out Guide featured LINCOLN as an "Editors Pick" for Best Late Night Happy Hour. The editors point out that in a hardworking town like DC, most folks can't make the...

Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala’s Cooking Lesson on NBC4 News
Blog, Chef Zavala, Cooking Classes

Lincoln's Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala appeared on NBC4 News last week in a special President's Day cooking segment. Click on the video below, watch and learn how to prepare chicken fricassee, a variation on one...

Celebrating our Namesake’s Birthday in Style
Blog

On February 12, 1809 a very important U.S. President was born in a humble log cabin in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Over two hundred years later here in Washington, DC we at LINCOLN Restaurant threw a Presidential...

Our Valentine’s Menu Featured in the Washington Flyer
Blog, Press

Been to LINCOLN yet? If so, why not make LINCOLN "your place" this year for Valentine's Day? You and your Valentine are invited back for a very special celebration on Tuesday February 14! If not,...

Valentine’s Day Plans
Blog

"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time." -Abraham Lincoln We all know how difficult it is to get dinner reservations for Valentine's Day at Washington DC's...

It’s Campaign Season!
Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

Image Courtesy The New Yorker LINCOLN Restaurant was mentioned in both the Huffington Post and the National Journal this week. Mitt Romney's son Tagg will be headlining a fundraiser for younger professionals on Wednesday December 14, 2011...

Our Sexy Bathroom Art Featured in DC City Paper
Blog, Press

The cover story for this week's City Paper by Chris Shott ponders the phenomenon of D.C.'s sexy restaurant bathroom art. LINCOLN's racy "tool box" men's room was featured, and yesterday's "Young and Hungry" included a...

Virgin Atlantic 15th Anniversary Party
Blog, Private Events, Spotted @ LINCOLN

Happy Birthday Virgin Atlantic Airlines! Lincoln was the venue for an invitation-only corporate celebration this fall. Guests included celebrities, employees, friends, and uniformed members of Virgin’s cabin crew. The event was featured on REVAMP and...

Fall Menu Feature: Bacon-Wrapped Cinderella Squash Lollipops
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LINCOLN Restaurant's Bacon-Wrapped Cinderella Squash Lollipops, one of the new appetizers from this Fall's seasonal menu, was featured in the Washington Post Express's "Express Night Out" yesterday. Fresh, seasonal ingredients, many of them locally-sourced, are the...

“Give to the Max” Day: LINCOLN Restaurant and Philanthropy
Blog, Philanthropic, Press

As part of the build-up to “Give to the Max” day this Wednesday November 9th in Washington DC, Lincoln’s own Alan G. Popovsky was recognized in the Washington Post over the weekend for his philanthropic contributions as...

Lincoln’s Feast
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Thrillist Video  |  Thrillist Every Saturday through November, Lincoln's dishing a four-person feast including a Harvest Punch bowl (w/ Bengal spice tea, clove syrup, spiced rum, pumpkin spice moonshine, and orange bitters), and sides like...

“Pumpkin Celebrated At LINCOLN Restaurant This Month”
Blog

Prince Of Petworth “With Autumn descending upon DC, the annual pumpkin harvest has inspired a set of pumpkin dishes and cocktails on LINCOLN’s menu for the month of October. In keeping with the change of...

The Lowdown on DC’s Best and Brightest Art Events
Blog, Press

Washingtonian Beer and music make the painting process much more social at any Art Jamz event. Read the full article here...    

History we can chew on
Blog

HistoryNet.com ...I will leave assessment of the menu to the young and hungry Chris, but suffice it to say that both the drinks, like the Gettysburg Address (beet puree, lemon, Botanical Veev and bitters), and...

Washington Ballet Preps ‘Great Gatsby’; Jete Society Decidedly Happy At Lincoln Restaurant…
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Revamp.com NORTHWEST -- In a gesture that surely would have even had Honest Abe himself performing a pas de deux, Lincoln Restaurant welcomed dozens of The Washington Ballet’s (TWB) younger supporters into its two ‘handcrafted’ rear dining rooms, for...

Tom Sietsema’s reviews of D.C. lunch hot spots
Blog, Press

The Washington Post | Lifestyle The downtown restaurant was designed and inspired by the “freedom, expression and liberation” that comes to mind with Abraham Lincoln, says owner Alan Popovsky. Sit next to whomever you like...

Pure and Simple
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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....

Pure And Simple: Honest Abe Inspires Fresh Cuisine At Lincoln
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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...

An Extended HH: Late Night at Lincoln
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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...

The disappearing bread basket
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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...

Sightings: Favreau and Gibbs sit down at Lincoln
Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN

Washington Examiner | Yeays & Nays From left, senior advisor David Axelrod, speechwriter Cody Keenan, and chief White House speechwriter Jon Favreau. Image courtesy AP. President Obama’s director of speechwriting Jon Favreau spent a portion of Wednesday...

Penny Contest – Prize Awarded!
Blog

Alan Popovsky, owner of LINCOLN Restaurant, awarded Alida Sanchez with a $250 check yesterday for winning the Penny Floor contest that has been going on at LINCOLN since it's grand opening in April. 2883 people...

The winning number of pennies on the floor at Lincoln
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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...

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

Lincoln
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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...

Food in focus: Lincoln
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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...

Small Plates: They’re Kind of a Big Deal
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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...

Restaurant Design of the Year: A Pretty Penny
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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...

Tom Sietsema Hands Out Two Stars To Lincoln Restaurant
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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...

Lincoln Will Outlive Obama, Restaurateur Alan Popovsky Asserts
Blog, Press, Uncategorized

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...

Lincoln Will Outlive Obama, Restaurateur Alan Popovsky Asserts
Alan Popovsky, Blog, Press

Washington City Paper |  Young & Hungry In the course of reporting this week's Young & Hungry column on D.C.'s Lincoln eatery, I asked proprietorAlan Popovsky point-blank whether the curiously contemporary-yet-historical concept was just some massive ploy...

Lingering Thoughts on Lincoln: Does History Ever Matter When You’re Hungry?
Blog, Press, Uncategorized

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...

WL Insider: Jabbar Gets the Lincoln Treatment
Blog, Press, Spotted @ LINCOLN, Uncategorized

Washington Life Insider Author, Athlete and Filmmaker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar barnstormed DC to receive the The Ford’s Theatre Society Lincoln Medal and promote his first documentary film.

Land of Lincoln
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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...

NEW · NOTABLE · NO LONGER
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OnTapOnline.com | May 2011 Lincoln is once again leading the District—albeit, this time in the culinary world. Chef Demetrio Zavala, formerly of Hudson Restaurant & Lounge, oversees a seasonal menu showcasing small plates of comfort...

ABE @ LINCOLN RESTAURANT
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Review: Lincoln Restaurant, Metro Mix
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Review: Lincoln Restaurant, Metro Mix Emancipate your hunger with small plates and 'food for the people, by the people' The guy’s already on your $5 bills and the pennies in your change drawer, but Lincoln...

Lincoln Gets My Vote
Blog, Uncategorized

Been There. Eaten That. Lincoln Gets My Vote ...I recall seeing the newly opened Lincoln mentioned on Tom Sietsema's First Bites column. Once I look at the menu, I am sold. There are a number...

Access Pollywood
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        Access Pollywood: CNN’s Birthday Party for Piers Morgan CNN threw a 46th birthday party at Lincoln for its newest star, Piers Morgan. Executive Vice President of CNN Ken Jautz, Piers Morgan,...

SilverStrategy Anniversary Party at Lincoln
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SilverStrategy Anniversary Party at Lincoln, DC MetroMix   Guests joined in to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of SilverStrategy at the new Lincoln Restaurant on Tuesday May 24. The event ...

Happy Anniversary!
Blog

Happy Anniversary! Last night we stopped by Lincoln Restaurant to congratulate Tara Chantal Silver on the third anniversary of her PR company, SilverStrategy. She’s flanked by Israeli Embassy’s Miriam Katz, and Journal of the Middle...

Late May 2011
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"Young & The Guestlist!" Bisnow, May 23, 2011 It’s one of our favorite annual events, celebrating the area’s under-40 movers and shakers (and not only because our Elliott Bisnow was on the list this year.)...

April 2011
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"Hot new restaurants in town" City'sBest, April 27, 2011 "Lincoln Restaurant: A Nod To Honest Abe's Favorites" City'sBest, April 15, 2011 We pay homage to Abraham Lincoln with the penny. (Today, April 15, also happens...

Artist About Town: Maggie O’Neill
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O'Neill Studios tackles the interiors of DC restaurants and lounges. Capitol File Magazine As owner and creative director of O’Neill Studios, Maggie O’Neill and her small team of artisans are bringing a new design element to...

March 2011
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"CNN After Party" SnarkInfested, March 31, 2011 "Lincoln: DC’s Newest Ultra Chic Restaurant & Lounge" DC on Heels, March 29, 2011 Introducing Lincoln… no, not our 16th President. It’s a cool new restaurant and lounge...

February 2011
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"Creative & Culinary - ArtJamz Peeks and Paints at Lincoln" KStreetKate, February 11, 2011 ArtJamz broke into DC's restaurant scene in a big way Thursday night, holding its post-modern painting party at the soon to...

January 2011
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"All Your 2011 Restaurant Openings to Look Forward To (Part 1)" WELOVEDC, January 20, 2011 If you love food as much as I do, then you eagerly track what DC restaurants are opening plus where...

December 2010
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"Third's the Charm" DC Magazine, December 2010 the PartY: In addition to hailing Hudson Restaurant and Lounge’s third-year anniversary, nightlife empresario Alan Popovsky announced his next big thing: Lincoln, a resto-lounge set to open on...

November 2010
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“D.C. restaurants, Entertainment & Lifestyle” DC Dish: What's New this Fall in Washington, DC, November 15, 2010 Lincoln | 1110 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC Alan Popovsky (Hudson in midtown) brings his talent for opening...