The Ana Isabel Photography Blog


Founding Spirits Distillery

Founding Farmers Restaurant Group has expanded! Farmers & Distillers now has a fully functioning distillery inside their restaurant: Founding Spirits Distillery! Beverage director Jon Arroyo and distillery manager, Bob VanLacker, talked with Teddy Durgin from the Beverage Journal about this new venture. The exciting part is that they offer tours for guests to understand their operation and taste their new […]

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Behind the bar with Justin Hampton

If you were one of the lucky ones to go to Poste before it closed, you probably enjoyed a cocktail crafted by Justin Hampton! Justin was featured in the DC Beverage Journal for his work behind the bar and focus on garden-to-glass drinks! His knowledge and passion for the freshest ingredients really make him stand out as a […]

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Behind the Bar with Erin Ivey

Erin Ivey is a bartender at Lincoln and last month, she crafted a Cherry Blossom drink that tastes like a perfect spring day in Washington, DC! Her story was featured in the Beverage Journal and I had the opportunity to photograph her as she crafted the drink! It tastes light, airy, and has the perfect balance of sweetness […]

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Hank’s Oyster Bar with Isaac

Something everyone should know about me: I love seafood and a good cocktail! After all I was born in the Pacific coast! For me these two things come together perfectly at Hank’s Oyster Bar!! While owner Jamie Leeds has various locations, and recently opened a new venture Hank’s Pasta Bar (which is SO good!), my heart is […]

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