The story goes like this:

When a sommelier asked Julia Child the name of her favorite wine, the legendary American chef and author replied coolly, “Gin.”



This Labor Day Weekend forget the cone-zone delays, fender benders and Looky Loos … instead treat yourself to a New Heights’ Labor Day special.


New Heights officially dubbed the Gin Joint

“From the martini to the gimlet to the Singapore Sling, gin has been a major player in the history of the cocktail. Yet gin remains a second-class citizen in most bars…. One place where the liquor takes center stage is the Gin Joint, a small bar underneath New Heights Restaurant in Northwest Washington.”

Fritz Hahn
Washington Post
May 9, 2008



Bluecoat American Dry Gin with a splash of Fever-Tree Tonic