These Are the Best Bar Snacks in Washington

You'll never want to eat a full dinner again.
Stuffed clams from the Salt Line. Photograph by Scott Suchman

You just got off work and you’re thirsty—and starving. Or maybe you’ve got a game to watch. Either way, a basket of jalapeño poppers isn’t going to cut it. Here are our favorite booze-friendly eats—from chili-cheese fries to lobster quesadillas—plus happy hours, bar brunches, and more.

Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Petworth.

Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.

Jessica Sidman
Food Editor

Jessica Sidman covers the people and trends behind D.C.’s food and drink scene. Before joining Washingtonian in July 2016, she was Food Editor and Young & Hungry columnist at Washington City Paper. She is a Colorado native and University of Pennsylvania grad.