barmini, Washington, D.C. from America’s 19 Most Romantic Bars (Slideshow)

America’s 19 Most Romantic Bars (Slideshow)

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barmini, Washington, D.C.

The Obamas spent last Valentine’s Day at celebrity chef Jose Andres’ minibar — replicate the molecular gastronomy experience (sans a few hundred dollars) at barmini, where whips and foams and fizzes — backed by good solid liquor — are tipsy-making adventures.

Sugar: 9/10 (for drinks that are thoughtful experiences)

Spice: 1/10 (for the thrill of exclusivity)