Food & Drink

BUSBOYS AND POETS

Being a Conscious Consumer in the District

In our hectic daily lives as Georgetown students, we can easily forget that we are also consumers — where we choose to spend our money matters. Our purchases at certain stores and restaurants not only support those establishments but their practices as well. Washington, D.C. is full of restaurants and[Read More…]

PINEAPPLE AND PEARLS

Eclectic Cuisine and Playful Elegance at Pineapple and Pearls

★★★★★ At Pineapple and Pearls, chef and owner Aaron Silverman makes fine dining fun. Silverman’s 2016 project presents a refined but playful menu comprising 11 courses paired with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Behind the buzz that surrounds Silverman’s newest venue, visitors will be thrilled to find a restaurant devoid[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
REPUBLIC KOLACHE

Hoya Alumnus Honors Roots With Republic Kolache

Family traditions shape lives. The most recent business venture of Texan native Chris Svetlik (SFS ’09) is a testament to the enduring influence of tradition and heritage. Republic Kolache, co-founded with fellow Texan Brian Stanford, embraces not only Texan culture but also the old customs of Svetlik’s Czech family, the[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Features, Food & Drink, The Guide
OKI BOWL @ GEORGETOWN

Restaurant Review: Oki Bowl at Georgetown

★★★★☆ The patrons of Oki Bowl @ Georgetown are as charmingly eclectic as the decorations surrounding them. Walking into the restaurant is like travelling to a new world. Leaving behind the bustling traffic of Wisconsin Avenue, visitors of the restaurant sit beneath the warm glow of decorative, muted lamps and[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
KATHRYN BAKER/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Santa Rosa Taqueria

Kathryn Baker is a Hoya Staff Writer. ★★★☆☆ Spike Mendelsohn, best known for finishing in fifth place on season four of “Top Chef,” first made his mark on the Georgetown community with his wittily named fresh burgers at Good Stuff Eatery on M Street. Now, Mendelsohn hopes to impress again[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
SWEETGREEN

Sweetgreen Turns 10, Opens New Location

In 2007, a trio of freshly minted Georgetown alumni were dissatisfied with their difficulty finding affordable and healthy food. From this problem, Sweetgreen was born. Jonathan Neman, Nicolas Jammet and Nathaniel Ru lead Sweetgreen with a set of core values that aim to enforce a “culture, spirit and dedication to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 1 comment Features, Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
COURTESY KELSEY KNUTSON

Blue Bottle Coffee Arrives in Georgetown

Georgetown students are now able to get their caffeine fix at Blue Bottle Coffee, a coffee retailer best known for its commitment to freshly brewed drinks. The cafe celebrated its grand opening July 9. James Freeman, a freelance musician, founded Blue Bottle Coffee Company, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., in 2002.[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Wawa To Open in Georgetown in 2018

Wawa To Open in Georgetown in 2018

To the delight of its growing client base, Wawa Inc., a chain of convenience stores and gas stations headquartered in Chester Heights, Pa., recently announced a location in Georgetown slated to open in 2018. Founded in 1964, the chain has more than 750 stores along the East Coast, with locations[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 2 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
INSOMNIA COOKIES

Insomnia Cookies Opening Location in Georgetown

In 2003, Seth Berkowitz, then a University of Pennsylvania student, had an idea: He wanted to find a way to satisfy college students’ late-night cravings for something sweet. He began to bake cookies in his own college dormitory, delivering them to fellow students in the area — and unlike most[Read More…]

by July 3, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
KUNG FU TEA

Kung Fu Tea Comes to Georgetown

The New York-based bubble tea sensation Kung Fu Tea will open its first location in Washington, D.C., this Monday on Wisconsin Avenue. With nearby locations in Rockville and Silver Spring, Md., and McLean, Va., the franchise is strengthening its presence in the D.C. area and across the country. The company[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide