Bear with me: Two new gay bars open in D.C.

  • Bear with me: Two new gay bars open in D.C.
  • Bear with me: Two new gay bars open in D.C.

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

    D.C. supplanted the new year with 2 gay bear bars (bear, n. or else called the picture of sturdy manliness) that might give Nellie's a run for its money.

    Outcry Lounge as well as Dining establishment is intending to change that assumption beginning with its grand opening on Jan. 21. Although it works as a dining establishment too, the major objective of Outcry is to produce a laid-back meeting place for bears without leaving out others in the neighborhood, gay or otherwise.

    The main attraction for Outcry, though, is definitely its roof. The newly built patio area goes with an all-natural style: Whatever from its floorboards to its tables are developed entirely of wood, with ivy spilling through the sides of its wood-lattice-and-brick walls.

    String lights hang from above, casting a warm ambience while table talks create a comfy white sound via the bar. All in all, it's a wonderful location to enjoy a bird's eye view of Shaw.

    The inside of the bar is covered in exposed brick facades, with low-hanging lights enlightening bold reds and also blacks. Bench itself is functioned by a local, friendly bartender, using an \"Credibility\" t shirt highlighted by a rainbow red stripe.

    The menu is a different mix in between traditional bar fare, Asian-inspired recipes and full-blown entree alternatives. For example, Uproar brings everything from pleasant potato tater toddlers ($ 6), to sushi ($ 10) to sirloin steak ($ 14), full with 2 sides and a home salad. In general, anticipate a $10 price for your dinner.

    Stay up to date on Outcry's offers by getting in touch with them on Twitter. They generally upload their great deals the night of, such as $5 shots as well as $4 beers.

    That let the pet dogs out? Obviously the proprietor of the brand-new Bark Den Sports Bar, situated below Salty Pet dog Pub near Dupont Circle.

    Bark Den, which shares an owner with Salty Canine Pub, is a basement hangout if there ever before was one. A little more frightening for individuals who aren't \"in the know\" (read: outside of the bear neighborhood), the Woof Den is a wonderful place to settle back as well as get hold of a beer without suffering the pretentiousness that so often afflicts bars in the District.

    In fact, the whole place is similar to a wonderful, big dorm basement-- which, since Bark Den is located in a basement, is not too far off the mark.

    It additionally sports two swimming pool tables, a number of televisions and very easy access to the bartender so you can have an inebriated-- and accordingly intimate-- conversation with the individual behind the bar.

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