...because Mark and Artsy told me to. Churchkey!

Jimmy here! I'm in DC for a couple of days, and have been lucky enough to land RIGHT DOWN THE STREET from Birch&Barley/Churchkey, two wonderful additions to the District gastropub/beer bar scene.  The beer menu is astonishing, including their own 'tasting paradigm' to help newbies find their way (and taste their way) through the craft beer scene.  Add to that a food menu that rises far above most bar fare, and you've got something very special.  This place is a true gem!