The Christiansted cocktail, a combination of Cruzan Rum, maraschino liquor, lime juice and simple syrup.


Make your Reservations Today for a Special Kentucky Derby Day  Menu, Special Wine and Cocktails . See details and RSVP under the EVENTS tab. We look forward to having both you and all of  your friends spend this special day with us here at the Smith Commons Dinning Room & Public House!!


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President Barack Obama Dines at Smith Commons With Contest Winners

via Ken Thomas (AP) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is meet with three winners of a campaign contest and their guests for dinner at a restaurant in a popular Washington neighborhood.

Obama’s motorcade took him to Smith Commons Dining Room and Public House on Friday in the city’s H Street neighborhood, which has undergone redevelopment in recent years. He was having dinner with supporters from North Carolina, Ohio and Colorado, three battleground states in next month’s election.

The dinner was part of the campaign’s “Dinner with Barack” series offering meals with the president to boost online contributions for the 2012 campaign.

Obama’s special dinner guests were Kimberley Cathey of Greensboro, N.C., and her husband, Ron; Mario Orosa of North Canton, Ohio, and his wife, Deidra; and Joe Laliberte of Colorado Springs, Colo., and his mother, Patti.


• #CommonsMondays •

Shake off your Monday blues with #CommonsMondays, our ongoing series of craft beer and music events. Stop by Smith Commons’ second floor every Monday starting at 4:30 p.m. for weekly brew promotions, “Smith Hour” food and drink specials. It’s the perfect way to take the edge off the start of the workweek. Stay tuned for updates on featured beers and tune selectors.

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