A la carte cocktails at Pineapple & Pearls
715 Eight St., SE
Eager to try Aaron Silverman’s white-hot Pineapple & Pearls, but don’t have $250 to spend? Same-day reservations are now online for four patio tables, where you’ll find a menu of a la carte cocktails from mastermind Jeff Faile (generally $13 to $20 per drink). Spots are available Tuesday through Friday starting at 5:30; reservations go online at 10 am.
Southern Efficiency channels summer camp
1841 Seventh St., NW
Derek Brown’s Shaw whiskey bar transforms into Camp Iwannawhiskey for the summer months with a new menu, available through September. Cocktails ($12) include the “Wet Hot American Sazerac” and a milk punch fashioned with toasted marshmallow syrup.
Boozy popsicle happy hour (with dogs!) at Macon Bistro & Larder
5520 Connecticut Ave., NW
Lounge on the patio with your pooch at Macon’s new Saturday afternoon happy hour, noon to 4 pm. Humans can try boozy popsicles made with gin and fresh fruit, kids can try the same sans alcohol, and dogs get frozen broth-based treats ($3 to $7). There’s also $6 wine and beer, and free puppy treats.
Happy hour drinks and street snacks at Indique
3512 Connecticut Ave., NW
Sip a curry-spiced Mumbai mule and snack on paneer paratha tacos at the newly-revamped Indique, which recently reopened in Cleveland Park. The happy hour specials are offered Monday through Friday, 4:30 to 6:30, in the bar and patio (starting Monday, July 18). Prices run $5 to $8 for beer, wine, and cocktails, and $3 to $6 for street snacks.