While gastropubs are no longer the hot dining trend, this warm neighborhood tavern embodies what popularized the movement: unfussy, creative food, a generous list of brews, and familiar service, even to new faces.
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On Tap Magazine
Bartender Sabrey Smith discusses the inspiration and preparation that goes into making one of their "Goat Cocktails", the Brucey's Cocktail.
And at The Fainting Goat, on U Street, diners can try a curried goat po-boy or a plate of gnocci covered in a goat Bolognese.
The Washington Post
Federal consultant Asif Mahmud, 28, and data analyst Julia Falk, 28, have a lot of weird quirks in common. The two describe their date at Fainting Goat on U Street. (Jayne W. Orenstein/The Washington Post