Thursday, October 20, 2005

Busboys & Poets

This is me a couple of weeks ago at a Black Caucus event hosted by the South African Embassy. It was black tie so I had to do my thang. It was at a place called Busboys & Poets located on 14th and V St. NW in DC. It's a nice spot so if you're ever in town check it out. The entire U street corridor is nice. It used to be called "Black Broadway" when my grandmother was young in the 1940's and 50's. Now, it's location is more on the corner of 14th street and Gentrification. You know what I mean?
Anyway, I was sipping on a glass of Pinot Grigio while waiting for my glass of Grey Goose and cranberry.
Don't worry...I wasn't driving. Plus, I didn't drink
too, too much. :-)

13 comments:

baysuite said...

Look at you! How handsome you look! Great pic. Pictures really bring a post to life, you know?Sounds like you had a great time. When I do drink wine, Chiraz is my fav. White wines and blushes are good, but I'm a red wine kind of girl.

Have a good one,
Bay

baysuite said...

Oops...shows my ignorance! Shiraz is spelled with an 'S' not a 'C'. You'd think I'd know by now! :)

Stephen Bess said...

Haa haa! What it shows is that you don't drink too often and that's a good thing. :)
Thank you for the compliment. I did have a really good time that night. There was good food and good friends.

KneeDeep said...

I was in that part of DC when l last visited there, and it has changed. Next time try some Belvedere with that Cranberry, and see if you can tell the difference?

KD

Stephen Bess said...

Yeah, I like the Belvedere and cranberry as well. I was just haze grey and underway that night. Thanks for stopping by.

Sumeeta said...

I wanted to tell you that you looked very handsome in that tux. I hope you had a good time!

Stephen Bess said...

Thank you very much Sumeeta. I did have a really nice time! It's nice to get dressed up here and there.

Bougie Black Boy said...

First, why wasn't I invited??? :) I see you lookin' bougie!

Second, Sumeeta is my Indian Princess! But I'll let you share!

Stephen Bess said...

Haa haa! I'll have to invite you to next "bougie" affair.

Sumeeta is nice. Thanks for sharing. :)

"Can't we all just get along?" Rodney King

Ruben said...

You looking striking and I'm glad you had a good time.

Stephen Bess said...

Thanks Ruben. Have a great weekend in one of my favorite cities, Chicago.

chez béz said...

"Busboys and Poets." What a nice name.

And you do look so suave and debonair in your black tie attire.

Be well.

Mike

Stephen Bess said...

Chez-
Thank you brother Mike. I had a really nice time that night. My wife and I danced the night away.

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