Bear with me: 2 brand-new gay bars open in D.C.

  • Bear with me: 2 brand-new gay bars open in D.C.
  • Bear with me: 2 brand-new gay bars open in D.C.

    Woof Den Sports Bar near Dupont Circle is a casual basement hangout-- head there to prevent the pompous D.C. scene.

    D.C. supplanted the brand-new year with 2 gay bear bars (bear, n. or else known as the picture of tough maleness) that may offer Nellie's a run for its money.

    Outcry Lounge as well as Dining establishment is intending to alter that understanding beginning with its grand opening on Jan. 21. Although it functions as a dining establishment too, the main purpose of Uproar is to produce an informal gathering place for bears without leaving out others in the neighborhood, gay or otherwise.

    The main attraction for Outcry, though, is undoubtedly its rooftop. The recently built outdoor patio chooses a natural motif: Everything from its floorboards to its tables are constructed completely of timber, with ivy spilling through the sides of its wood-lattice-and-brick wall surfaces.

    String lights hang from above, casting a cozy feel while table talks develop a comfy white noise through bench. Altogether, it's an excellent location to delight in a bird's eye view of Shaw.

    The inside of bench is covered in revealed brick facades, with low-hanging lights lighting strong reds as well as blacks. The bar itself is worked by a local, friendly bartender, wearing an \"Authenticity\" shirt emphasized by a rainbow stripe.

    The food selection is a different mix between traditional bar fare, Asian-inspired meals and also full-on meal choices. As an example, Outcry lugs every little thing from sweet potato tater tots ($ 6), to sushi ($ 10) to sirloin steak ($ 14), full with two sides and a house salad. In general, anticipate a $10 price tag for your supper.

    Keep up to day on Uproar's offers by getting in touch with them on Twitter. They normally post their great deals the evening of, such as $5 shots and $4 beers.

    That let the canines out? Evidently the owner of the new Woof Den Sports Bar, situated beneath Salty Dog Pub near Dupont Circle.

    Bark Den, which shares an owner with Salty Pet dog Tavern, is a basement hangout if there ever was one. A little more intimidating for individuals that aren't \"in the know\" (read: outside of the bear community), the Bark Den is a terrific place to kick back and also grab a beer without experiencing the pretentiousness that so typically pesters bars in the Area.

    In fact, the whole area is evocative a nice, huge dorm basement-- which, because Woof Den is located in a cellar, is not as well away the mark.

    It likewise sporting activities two swimming pool tables, several televisions and simple access to the bartender so you can have an inebriated-- and also accordingly intimate-- discussion with the person behind the bar.

    The drinks were conventional price, with beer, wine and a minimal choice of traditional cocktails like the Manhattan, the Old Fashioned as well as Dark and Stormy (black rum, ginger beer as well as lime).

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