District of Coffee Takes on Miracle on 7th Street

On Sunday we lined up early to get into Miracle on 7th Street, DC’s second annual pop-up Christmas cocktail bar in Shaw. Last year hosted by Mockingbird Hill, this year has expanded to include Eat the Rich and Southern Efficiency.

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Each restaurant offers a different theme: Stranger Things, Goats and Sweaters, and Christmas as F*ck (We’re not convinced this was the actual theme, so we are also going to include the motif of Narwhals). There are also a couple additional rooms at the back of two of the bars, one of them all-out decorated for Hannukah.

 

 

Drinks don’t come cheap – themed cocktails start at $13 – but they are fun and festive and may include a piece of a Christmas tree! You can even take home the glass for $10 more (or $5 for the Santa shot glass). Both of us tried the “Gretchen, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen” (sparkly and sophisticated) and the “Buzz, Your Girlfriend, WOOF!” (includes a pine twig). Daniëlle ended the night with a “Cornmeal, Gunpowder, Ham Hocks & Guitar Strings” (bourbon-y and maple-y) while Lauren finished with the super dessert-y “Snow Angels, Ice Skating, Cookie Dough, & Snuggles” (the drink with coffee liqueur to justify the blog post 🙂 ) A couple of egg nog shots might have been enjoyed as well…

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Miracle on 7th Street is a lot of fun and a great place to get in the holiday spirit. Our recommendation is to get there early (it opens at 5pm everyday) or risk standing in a 1+ hour line.

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Have you been to Miracle on 7th Street? What was your favorite room and favorite drink? Let us know what we missed!

Get your buzz on!

Lauren and Daniëlle

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