Slideshow: First Look: barmini by José Andrés in Washington DC

Just a Sip
Just a Sip
A complimentary mini-cocktail is offered as you walk in the door. This one's a blend of Scotch, fresh ginger juice, and chamomile tea syrup, served in green crystal from the 1920s.
Cotton Candy Old Fashioned
Cotton Candy Old Fashioned
This Old Fashioned is made by pouring Rittenhouse Rye and two dashes of Angostura bitters over a ball of Del Maguey Chichicapa mezcal-flavored cottton candy as a replacement for sugar. Coronado serves this slightly smoky and delicately sweet cocktail as a balm for abysmal weather.
Tomato Cocktail
Tomato Cocktail
Coronado makes fresh tomato marmalade for the base of this spring cocktail, flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg, and combines it with tomato Crop vodka, fresh lime, egg white, and ginger juice. The drink is garnished with Texturas dried tomato flakes. It's more earthy than sweet with subtle hints of citrus and spice.
Ramos Gin Fizz
Ramos Gin Fizz
Coronado takes particular pride in this classic frothy New Orleans refresher. Made with Bombay Sapphire gin, cream, house made vanilla syrup, lemon, lime, egg whites, orange blossom water, soda, and, as Coronado puts it, "lots of muscle." First, the drink is shaken to emulsify the egg whites, then there's a dry shake to mix the ingredients, then ice is added and the drink is shaken to chill and foam. Coronado even passes off the shaker to a colleague for more shaking while he preps the garnish, and then the cocktail chills briefly in a refrigerator to allow the head to solidify and create a supporting base for the mint.
Thai Chicharrónes
Thai Chicharrónes
barmini's iteration of fried pork rind is seasoned with sweet Thai spices.
Truffle Grilled Cheese
Truffle Grilled Cheese
The classic, with truffles.