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Firefly's New Autumn Cocktails & Seven Salty Snacks

by Drink DC on Nov 1, 2011 in Drink Deals for Firefly
Firefly's New Autumn Cocktails & Seven Salty Snacks

Dupont Circle’s Firefly is welcoming the cool weather chill with a slate of new cocktails designed to warm your soul, or at least your belly. Assistant GM Eric Santiago – who gained major mixology experience at Boston’s Armani Cafe – came up with the new concoctions, meant to pair with chef Danny Bortnick’s modern American eats. And the best part? Each week, one of the drinks will be just $6 during weekday happy hour (Monday–Friday, 4–7 PM; they’re usually $12.50, so that’s more than half off!).

Sweeten your evening with the Bourbon Cream Soda, cinnamon-infused Maker’s Mark with housemade vanilla syrup and soda, or get your autumn on with the fig-infused Hennessey, port and apple juice Miss Figgy. Beer makes a splash in the Bathtub Gin, a mix of Heavy Seas Golden Ale, Aviation gin, simple syrup and fresh lemon. All proceeds from citrusy vodka-sparkling wine combo The Pink Lady will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation.

Food at happy hour also got a refresh, with a new Seven Salty Snacks menu, featuring $5 bites like deviled eggs, chicken-fried oysters, poached octopus with avocado and truffle fries. Check out the full cocktail and snack menu, below.

Autumn Cocktails:

Lavender Lemon Drop: Hangar One vodka, fresh lemon, lavender and honey syrup
Sara’s Old Fashioned: Russell’s reserve bourbon with muddled orange, fernet branca, and raw sugar
Tranquilo: Herradura Reposado, muddled mint, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, lime and Cointreau
Dirty Thyme: Absolut or Plymouth martini, dry and dirty with smoky blue cheese stuffed olive and fresh thyme
Miss Figgy: fig infused Hennessey, Dow’s port, apple juice and lime
Double Trouble: Flor de Cana grand reserve dark rum infused with ginger over ice with fresh lime and ginger beer
Salsa Verde: Partida tequila infused with roasted poblano peppers, Cointreau, fresh lime, cilantro-agave puree and peppered salt rim
Bourbon Cream Soda: cinnamon infused Maker’s Mark bourbon with house made vanilla syrup and soda
Bathtub Gin: Heavy Seas Golden Ale, Hendrick’s gin, juniper infused simple syrup and fresh lemon
The Pink Lady*(10% of proceeds donated to Susan G. Komen Foundation): cranberry and citrus infused Grey Goose vodka, pomegranate juice and  sparkling wine
Johnny Appleseed: Woodford reserve bourbon, hot spiced apple cider

Seven Salty Snacks

Deviled Eggs with smoked paprika, caper powder, and garlic chips
Salt Roasted Baby Beets with Cherry Glen goat cheese, Sicilian pistachio, fig vinegar, and micro arugula
Chicken Fried Oysters with po’boy sauce
Grilled Red Wine Poached Octopus with avocado, olive aioli and roasted olive gremolata
Smoked Whitefish Brandade on garlic toast sliders, scallion-caper persillade
Mac ‘n Three Cheese
Truffle Fries or Parmesan Truffle Fries

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