Where to click for free entertainment and education

While the coronavirus crisis keeps customers out of D.C. restaurants and bars until at least May 15, idle bartenders and business owners around town are translating their talents online. Webinars, Zoom hangouts, and IG Live streaming services are designed for those isolated eaters and drinkers yearning to get some face time with their favorite hospitality pros, and maybe to learn a thing or two along the way.


Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab exports its beloved happy hour deals from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Order half-price bottles of wine, $2 beers, and half-price cocktails ($7 each). And from 4 pm. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, sister spot RPM Italian offers an aperitivo hour package for two (600-day prosciutto, imported burrata, fried Olives, fried mozzarella and a pint of RPM’s Negroni) for $35.