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

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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 formerly illicit beverage, from its Smoky Mountain roots through the Prohibition, its connections with NASCAR and the mafia, and LINCOLN …

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

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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 History of America’s Infamous Liquor”, the history of a long-held American tradition that began in the 1700′s with the first Scots-Irish settlers and continues into current day …

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Honest Abe’s Moonshine Featured in DC Modern Luxury

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“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 XXX Shine white whiskey, housemade ginger syrup, fresh lemon sour and orange bitters. Modern Luxury’s Front Desk just featured it, describing …

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Zagat’s On Tap Profiles Our Fourth of July Friday

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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 be quite a festive weekend. Zagat’s On Tap and Washingtonian profiled our party specials for the 4th, including our Emancipation punch bowl for $34, …

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Come Try Zagat’s “Best Mint Julep in DC”

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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 aren’t just for Derby Day anymore, and they’re one of the best drinks on our summer menu. Learn more about what makes our bar program tick …

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Looking for things to do in DC?

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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 on Trip Advisor. All the praise and positivity helped us achieve Trip Advisor’s 2014 Certificate of Excellence. The award goes to accommodations, …

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

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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 press! Her ode to Deviled Eggs in DC includes “Au Natural, Jennifer Aniston-like Devils,” “Smokin’ Hot Jennifer Lawrence Devils,” and “Full-Out-Man-Whore, …

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Punchbowls on the Patio

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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 (Bluecoat gin, Cuca Fresca cachaça, chamomile, clove, lemon and Barkeep lavender bitters), available daily for $49 for four to eight people. It’s the perfect thing for you, …

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Choose Your Own Adventure, Small-Plates Style

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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 the full article here.) According to CityPaper, gone are the days of a traditional three or four-course menu format containing “soups,” “appetizers,” “entrees,” and “desserts.” LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & …

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Press: “Stall Tactics” by The City Paper

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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 restaurant bathrooms. “I’m fine with pretty much anything they do,” says Popovsky of patrons at LINCOLN and his newest venture, Teddy & The Bully Bar. He won’t …

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Press: Chefs for Equality

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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 auction, open bar, and samples from over 90 of DC’s best chefs and mixologists to benefit the Human Rights Campaign. This year, …

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Huffington Post says, “Inspired Dining” at LINCOLN

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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 and a distinctive handcrafted bar program inspired by the 16th POTUS (read about our best-in-the-biz Craft Cocktail Bartenders here). Come join …

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Presidents’ Day Weekend Sunday Brunch

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We are so excited for our third annual President’s Day Weekend Sunday Brunch Party! Keep the President’s Day holiday weekend party going. Come join us Sunday February 16 from 10:30am- 3:30pm for a Presidential “Sunday Funday” with special guest DJ Neekola. Enjoy DC’s best Sunday Brunch menu featuring Thomas Circle’s most distinctive waffle and omelet station and …

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Eat “Better Than Obama” at LINCOLN

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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 years. Obama’s choices at LINCOLN to open the article. Thanks for the press! For more on President Obama’s visit to LINCOLN …

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Our Sochi Olympic Drinks

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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 Eat and Drink Like a Champ for the Sochi Olympics, and NBC Washington’s Drink and Eat Like a Russian. Thanks for the press! …

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For Presidents’ Day, WHERE DC Tracked LINCOLN Across DC

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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 who want to have a full Abraham Lincoln experience can check out LINCOLN Restaurant’s contemporary log cabin decor, giant chair (a nod …

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

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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 respected in the industry and well-loved by clientele for her “ability to continually create menus patrons are wowed by” and “serve …

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EATER Features Our Punchbowls

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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 warm with cloves. It combines American Dry Gin with herb-inspired spirits – Cuca Fresca cachaca, chamomile, lemon, and lavender bitters – an …

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“The Hill” Covers Colin Powell’s Lunch at LINCOLN

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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 what he ordered) here. Some other LINCOLN patrons who have received press for private events, fundraisers, cocktails or private dinners held at LINCOLN include : Tagg Romney Martin O’Malley Barack Obama …

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Home of Zagat’s “Must-Try Burger”

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Any POTUS would agree: LINCOLN is home of the “Must-Try Burger!” Zagat is the latest to praise our house-made burgers, this summer featuring mouth-watering locally sourced watermelon. “It’s flavored with Worcestershire sauce and vinegar, and then grilled and placed atop the beefy patty,” says Zagat. “Orange-chile-pickled cucumbers add further pizzazz.” (For more on President Obama’s visit …

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