'Tis the season for holiday shopping, over-eating and making resolutions for the new year. As much as we look forward to change, there are some things that should remain unchanged, such as a great all-American hamburger. So, we celebrate National Hamburger Day with a local joint that continues to serve up an American classic with style and ease.
December 5th may not mean anything special to most people. But this day between Thanksgiving and Christmas is a day that should mean something to anyone who enjoys a glass of wine or a cocktail. After all, December 5, 1933 is the day that Prohibition was ended by the signing of the 21st Amendment to the Constitution and when beer trucks rolled into Washington DC and President Franklin D. Roosevelt poured himself a Plymouth gin martini.
This year, December 5, 2013 marked the 80th anniversary of the end of Prohibition, otherwise known as Repeal Day, and the D.C. Craft Bartenders Guild organized their annual Repeal Day Ball to celebrate the occasion on Dec. 7.