On their new after-hours menus, barkeeps and chefs are letting the rest of us in on what they love to eat and drink when they’re done with work and ready to party.
Washington, DC The late-night drinks menu at Republic includes beer-and- a-shot pairings like El Luchador: tequila with a bitter IPA. 6939 Laurel Ave., Takoma Park, MD; republictakoma.com.
Brookline, MA Fairsted Kitchen’s late-night menu changes monthly: August will feature Vietnamese-inspired dishes. “Asian food is what we eat when we’re not working,” says chef Jason Albus. 1704 Beacon St.; fairstedkitchen.com.