100 Very Best Restaurants 2015: No. 97 The Fainting Goat


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.

8 Summer Restaurant Specials to Try Now


Get a jump on Restaurant Week with these Sunday suppers, crab feasts, and lazy day deals.

Picnics at the Goat


“The Fainting Goat on U Street is launching “Picnics at the Goat” on Monday evenings” – Check out the Plans for the Rest of the Summer

31 Greatest Bar Names in America


What makes a great bar name? To find out, Thrillist scanned the Country and came up with this list. The rules were simple , the name had to be completely unique. Find out how we came up with The Fainting Goat!

Behind the Bar: The Dish on Smoked Cocktails

On Tap Magazine

Bartender Sabrey Smith discusses the inspiration and preparation that goes into making one of their "Goat Cocktails", the Brucey's Cocktail.

Nutritious, sustainable, tasty: The meat you should eat in 2015


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.

Date Lab: She’s all Microsoft, he’s all Apple

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