Where does Washington restaurant food really come from? Kojo explores how the phrase "farm to table" is used and discusses whether it should be retired altogether.
The first known reference to the term “cocktail” appeared in a New York newspaper on May 6th, 1806. Now bartenders are marking the date with “World Cocktail Week” — a celebration of cocktail history and innovative new directions in mixology. Kojo explores the origins of great drinks and how innovators are trying to take the cocktail into the twenty-first century.
- Derek Brown Beverage consultant, bartender, somellier; co-founder, DC Craft Bartender's Guild
- Todd Thrasher Owner and Bartender, PX, Restaurant Eve and Majestic
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