Dished: Mad Whiskey at Mad Rose Tavern

  • Live it up in Dupont tonight with today's LivingSocial deal, which gets you $50-worth of food and drink for $25 at Dirty Martini. Choose from dishes like Latin-spiced seared ahi tuna, sun-dried tomato hummus, pistachio-panko encrusted sea bass and New Zealand lamb chops. And sip martinis, of course. More deals over at The Feast.
  • Mad Rose Tavern, the wine-and-liquor focused restaurant by Scott Arnold, opens today in Arlington at 3100 Clarendon Blvd. The venue's large bar will offer whiskeys from Scotland and Ireland, various microbrews, and wine, which Arnold promised will be dirt cheap. On the cuisine side, Mad Rose will serve mostly Modern American fare. More coming-and-going resto news here.
  • "Top Chef" star Carla Hall is helping celebrate Black History Month with a dinner Feb. 24 honoring Edna Lewis, otherwise known as the Grand Dame of Southern Cooking. The only downside is the price tag: $150 for individual seats. More details here.
  • And you know those "Downfall" spoofs have officially jumped the shark when they get to Hitler angsting over the closure of Adams Mill.

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