Friday, May 6, 2016

Macon Bistro & Larder Unveils Lineup for “Classic Movie Night” in The New Magnolia Room

Magnolia in Bloom

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 restaurant’s new back bar and private events venue, The Magnolia Room. 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.)

Sunday movie night begins at 5 PM, with each show lasting approximately 90 minutes. On May 8th is cult classic legend John Waters with Serial Mom, Pink Flamingos, followed by Cry-Baby; May 15th stars Elizabeth Taylor with BUtterfield 8, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof followed by Cleopatra; May 22nd it is Cary Grant with His Girl Friday, Notorious and An Affair to Remember, concluding on May 29th with Katherine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story, The African Queen, and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.

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


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