Washington media mixed it up at the new Itailian restaurant and bar Elisir right on 11th Street in the Penn Quarter. In the spirit of 2012 and a photo finish in Iowa we had fun with our own straw poll.. choosing the best cocktails all of which were paired with a candidate. Much like the recent caucuses the top dog status went to Romney– or the cocktail named “The bain of My Existence.” No Santorum in second place here… that award went to Ron Paul’s “IchBin Anyn non-inerventionist.” Familiar faces included Nikki Schwab, Kate Michael, Tommy McFly, Judy Kurtz and food writer Jordan Wright. Special thanks to kind hosts Chef Enzo Fargione and Janet Donovan. The food was delicious too and authentic! Photo credit: Neshan Naltchayan and KStreetKate.
Judy Kurtz and Sarah Crosland
With Kate Michael