Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Macon Bistro & Larder Introduces Classic Movie Nights in the New Magnolia Room


From our friends at Macon Bistro & Larder...

One Can Enjoy Iconic Films, Craft Cocktails, Featured Wines and Beer, as Well as Macon’s Signature Cocktail Chatter Snacks and Supper on Sunday Evenings

Executive Chef/Proprietor Tony Brown is pleased to announce that Macon Bistro & Larderlocated at 5520 Connecticut Avenue, NW is introducing Sunday Evening Movie Classics in the new Magnolia Room, which is opening February 26th. Guests can sip on Beverage Director Andra “AJ” Johnson’s craft cocktails, each priced at $12, or enjoyed featured beers for $5 each, along with half-price bottled wines, while indulging in the Cocktail Chatter Snacks & Supper menu featured in The Magnolia Room (complete menu posted below). The Sunday movie night commences on February 28th and the first film starts at 7 PM, with each show lasting approximately 90 minutes. Guests will enjoy big screen legend Bette Davis with three consecutive films that evening, Mr. Skeffington, followed by Now Voyager, and ending with All About Eve.

The following Sunday, March 6th, Julia Roberts fans will want to grab a seat for three chick flick favorites: Steel Magnolias, Pretty Woman concluding with Eat, Pray, Love. Next up, for Sunday, March 13th is Joan Crawford with The Women, Mildred Pierce, followed by Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? The Sunday movie series will continue with classic films announced on the restaurant’s website. The Magnolia Room’s bar will remain open for libations and light snacks being offered until 12 AM, for the duration of the three Sunday evening movies. Reservations are recommended for booking a table for the featured flick, which will be shown on the 55-inch flat screen TV above the Magnolia Room bar.


Macon Bistro & Larder’s New Magnolia Room Menu

cocktail chatter

ESSIE’S BISCUITS - honey butter, pepper jelly 7
SPICED PECANS - house spice mix 7
DEVILED EGGS - red bell pepper marmalade, bacon dust, smoked oil 7
FRIED PICKLES - spicy remoulade 7

heartier bites

CHICKEN BISCUITS - honey butter, pepper jelly 11
MINI MACON BURGER SLIDER - pimento, pork belly, collards, herbed fingerlings 15
ARTISAN GREENS - winter vegetables, sherry vinaigrette, EVOO 9
SWEET POTATO BISQUE - roquefort crumble 8

supper and sides

FRIED CHICKEN - ‘mac’-on cheese, collard greens 24
SHRIMP AND GRITS - gulf shrimp, hearts of fire, sauce Américaine 18
LACQUERED SHORT RIB - antebellum grits, bourbon reduction, crispy shallots 27
ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH - farro, mushrooms, breadcrumbs 21

$8

ANSON MILLS GRITS - aged cheddar
BRUSSELS SPROUTS - black strap molasses, pickled garlic, bacon lardons
‘MAC’-ON CHEESE - aged cheddar, béchamel, sourdough crumb
COLLARD GREENS - bacon, garlic, white wine

Macon Bistro & Larder is located at 5520 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20015. The restaurant is open for dinner, Tuesday through Thursday, from 5 PM to 10 PM, Friday and Saturday, from 5 PM to 11 PM, and Sunday, from 5 PM to 10 PM. Brunch is served on Sunday, from 10 AM to 2 PM. The Magnolia Room remains open until 10 PM week nights and until 12 PM on Friday-Sunday nights, with dinner service available until 10 PM on weekends. The Larder opens at 2 PM daily, and Macon’s bar opens at 4 PM daily. For reservations, please call (202) 248-7807 or visit www.maconbistro.com.