Venue Info

James Beard Award nominated bar owner Derek Brown’s Shaw’s Southern Efficiency specializes in southern whiskey and eccentric southern recipes. Inspired by the concept of lazy southern Sunday afternoons with bourbon in hand, the beverage program encompasses seasonal whiskey cocktails, julep concoctions, beer, cider, and wine. The food roster is separated into appetizers and mains, boasting southern classics like a fried chicken sandwich, buttermilk biscuits, and Louisville chips and dip, which are accompanied by charred peppers, pickles, caramelized onions, and roasted garlic.

Washington DC

Southern Efficiency

Scott Suchman

James Beard Award nominated bar owner Derek Brown’s Shaw’s Southern Efficiency specializes in southern whiskey and eccentric southern recipes. Inspired by the concept of lazy southern Sunday afternoons with bourbon in hand, the beverage program encompasses seasonal whiskey cocktails, julep concoctions, beer, cider, and wine. The food roster is separated into appetizers and mains, boasting southern classics like a fried chicken sandwich, buttermilk biscuits, and Louisville chips and dip, which are accompanied by charred peppers, pickles, caramelized onions, and roasted garlic.