Josh Phillips

Owner
Josh Phillips

Washington

About Josh Phillips

Josh Phillips is the first Mezcalier and GM at Espita Mezcaleria in Washington, DC. He has helped developed one of the country's best mezcal lists focusing on sustainable and ethically-produced mezcals.

My Venues

Accolades

  • Certified Master Mezcalier
  • Eater DC Best Cocktail Bar

At My Venues

Menu at Espita
$$$, Happy Hour, Mexican, Modern, Full Bar, Downtown
"Kind of obsessed with all the tasty circles at Espita. I think I'm going to have to eat a tlayuda when I go in to work tomorrow... Or maybe a beautiful fish taco. The flounder looked perfect when Jeff brought it by tonight."
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French toast with cider churros
$$$, Happy Hour, Mexican, Modern, Full Bar, Downtown
"New brunch dishes today! For fall we doing cider churros on our French toast. Already addicted. We've also added a beautiful open faced pork tlayuda with escabeche, asiento, Chepiche, avocado, queso Oaxaca, and or house fermented fresno salsa. Sunny side eggs optional. Both are included in our $22 fixed price brunch. Come get your mimosa on, folks! #brunch"
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New Cocktails
$$$, Happy Hour, Mexican, Modern, Full Bar, Downtown
"I'm pretty excited about the team's Test Bar Monday cocktail this week... Búho Espadín, homemade Blackberry Jam, local Apple Brandy, Yellow Chartreuse, 'Nogave', Lemon, Fried Sage with Smoked Vanilla Sour Sugar."
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wagyu crudo
$$$, Happy Hour, Mexican, Modern, Full Bar, Downtown
"There's Rob, playing with a wagyu crudo again! Our Apache has been updated for spring. Featuring watercress, radishes, beef tendon, and some bright heat from fresnos & habaneros. I love this dish. Second shot: training the team."
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agave coyote
$$$, Happy Hour, Mexican, Modern, Full Bar, Downtown
"Gift for the team as they work on the summer bar menu! This little gem is an agave coyote (americana) from Sola de Vega. Hand macerated, clay pot still. To me it tastes of licorice, mint and leather. Super nice."
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