More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I drink right now? While the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood essential restaurants across the city and the Eater Heat Map highlights where the restaurant loving crowds are flocking to at the moment, neither of these properly cover the bars and restaurants where cocktail aficionados and beer nerds are drinking right now.
And so the time has come to update the Drinks Heat Map. Rather than feature the perennial favorites, this guide focuses on operations that are newer or have recently made significant revamps. New to the list this time around: H Street's CopyCat Co., Dupont's McClellan's Retreat, steampunk-themed The Alex, the classy Denson Liquor Bar and Navy Yard drinking spot The Big Stick.Read More