Punchbowls on the Patio


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, …


Choose Your Own Adventure, Small-Plates Style


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 & …


Press: “Stall Tactics” by The City Paper

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 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 …


Press: Chefs for Equality


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, …


Huffington Post says, “Inspired Dining” at LINCOLN


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 …


Presidents’ Day Weekend Sunday Brunch


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 …


Eat “Better Than Obama” at LINCOLN


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 …


Our Sochi Olympic Drinks


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! …


For Presidents’ Day, WHERE DC Tracked LINCOLN Across DC


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 …


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


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 …


EATER Features Our Punchbowls


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 …


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


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 …


Home of Zagat’s “Must-Try Burger”


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 …


Learn to Make The Gettysburg Address


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 puree, aromatic bitters, Square One botanical vodka, Veev spirit (made from the açaí berry) and is topped with fool’s beets microgreens. The …


More Press for Our Kale Salad


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 and mixing with dried fruit, lemon, oil and Parmesan cheese. Our Kale Salad was also featured as Bite of the Week …


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


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 America’s greatest presidents” is “perfect.” Thanks for the press!

Our July 4th Party Menu


What better place to be than Washington, DC for the Fourth of July? If you live here, it’s just a quick Metro ride or walk to see a spectacular fireworks display. If you are visiting Washington DC for the 4th of July you are definitely in for a treat. On Thursday July 4th, join us at …


2016 Candidate? TheHill.com’s “In the Know” Covers Martin O’Malley’s Lunch at 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 include: Tagg Romney Barack Obama Solange Knowles Kareem Abdul Jabbar Denis McDonough Eric Cantor Jon Favreau Robert Gibbs