The Mango Blogger
Monday, February 28, 2011
Monday, January 10, 2011
$12.95 Entrees on our "Cabin Fever Menu"
Choose From 9 Different Entrees, all just $12.95!
Jerk Chicken Pasta
Single Crabcake Entree
Blackened Vera Cruz Tilapia
Fried Shrimp & Chips Basket
Porterhouse Jerk Pork Chop
Caribbean Shrimp Scampi
Mussels in Ecstasy Pasta
Thursday, December 23, 2010
New Years Eve party and New Years Day Brunch
Join Us for New Years Eve Tickets on Sale now. only $25 with advance purchase, $30 after the 30th.
New Years Day Hangover Brunch only $14.95. All you care to eat.
Happy Holidays from your Island on Duke Street.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Mango Mike's Alexandria Halloween Costume PartyJoin us for Alexandria's Best Halloween Costume Party. Saturday October 30th.
Friday, September 10, 2010
Introducing the Beer Popsicle
Take a can of beer.
Lift tab, tilt back, consume, repeat.
A well-worn formula, easily mastered. Yet in these dangerous times, we feel it may be necessary to unmaster it.
Warning: this involves a samurai sword.
Introducing The Hopsicle Experience, a frozen can of beer, sliced in half and served like a Push Pop for big kids, launching today at Diablo Royale Este.
Now, the thing about the hopsicle is that it looks like your standard can of Tecate: Red. Cylindrical. Icy cold. Except the barman-witchdoctors at Diablo have taken the “icy” bit quite literally, injecting the beer with simple syrup and lime juice, jamming a wooden stick into the hole of the can and then putting it in the freezer. For four days.
The result is a genuine beer popsicle, which the bartender must saw in half with a serrated steak knife (or samurai sword) to open. Then it’s up to you to push the wooden stick upward to dispense the hopsicle in true Push Pop style, and decide if you want your savory sweet frozen joyride bathed in tequila as well (note: you want this).
And on certain days, when those same barman-witchdoctors are feeling especially inspired, they may take their creation one step further and turn over an entire margarita machine to the conjuring of potent beer slushies.
No samurai sword required.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Monday, September 06, 2010
Labor Day Weekend At Bethany
I think with the impending storm from Hurricane Earl a lot of folks decided to skip on the beach this weekend. This is the first Friday where my drive to the beach was interrupted by a large backup on Route 50 getting to the Bay Bridge. Good for the traffic flow, not good for the customer flow at Mango's in Bethany.
Everyone who didn't post at the beach missed the best weekend all summer. Incredible weather in the 80's w/ low humidity. It was perfect.
I brought my windsurfing gear down and was able to get on the water on Saturday with the winds blowing out of the west at about 15 -20. Working a 7.0 sail it was perfect.
My partner Dick has graduated from the wimpy windsurfing stuff and now is an excellent kite boarder.
Pictures from New Road just south of Dewey Beach.
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Mango Island Brewery
Originally when we opened we were going to brew our own beer, but as in a lot of good intentions, it never happened. Luckily we know some guys who are opening a brew pub and they can put this never used equipment to work. Look for their operation, xxxx in DC early Spring.
No easy task as the equipment being stainless steel is very heavy and we literally built part of Mango Mike's around the equipment. We had to remove door frames and a complete window assembly to remove the brew stuff from the buildind.