Not enough attention has been paid, in HuffPost DC's estimation, to the restaurant's cheese cocktail.
The cocktail is called Il Pero. It's made with pear-infused vodka, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, a chilled hunk of pear and two ounces of shaved parmesan.
This photo doesn't do it justice:
To do the drink justice, head over to Jardenea, which is inside the Melrose Hotel (2430 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). Do it soon -- restaurant manager William Rabil says he's about to pull most of the current cocktail list in favor of spring drinks.
And while you're in a liquory state of mind, here's five more places around the area where we think you'll enjoy a drink: