Food & Drink

Mediterranean Brunch Caters To Young, Urban Tastes

Mediterranean Brunch Caters To Young, Urban Tastes

★★★☆☆ $$$$ Mediterranean restaurant Urbana possessed a welcoming yet robust atmosphere that immediately set the tone for the upcoming meal. Although it was moderately populated when I arrived for Sunday brunch, my party of two was seated promptly. The menu was a nice mixture of rudimentary brunch dishes with nothing[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Elegant Restaurant Emphasizes River View and Seasonal Catches

Elegant Restaurant Emphasizes River View and Seasonal Catches

4/5 stars Located by the waterfront on K and 31st streets, Fiola Mare provides an elegant and relaxing dining experience that highlights seafood through its simple and flavorful dishes. The combination of the fresh food with the convenient location and relaxing ambiance makes Fiola a great restaurant for visitors to the Georgetown area. The window seats[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Fresh Tex-Mex Dishes Cater to Every Occasion

Fresh Tex-Mex Dishes Cater to Every Occasion

3/5 stars A tasty and satisfying culinary experience is only a GUTS bus ride away. Whether you are looking for an elegant meal with family members or a casual Tex-Mex lunch with a hungry classmate, Lauriol Plaza’s versatile atmosphere can very much fit the bill. I entered the restaurant wearing casual attire, but I[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
American Eatery Shows Promise Despite Rough Start

American Eatery Shows Promise Despite Rough Start

3/5 stars Compared to its sister — president-themed restaurant Lincoln — Teddy & the Bully Bar is very quiet. Teddy patrons are still chatty, and the Alan Popovsky-owned restaurant that pays tribute to the 26th U.S. president still exudes bright, vivacious energy. Yet, compared to Lincoln, things here are much[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Contemporary Twist on Belgian Classics Keeps Restaurant Fresh

Contemporary Twist on Belgian Classics Keeps Restaurant Fresh

4/5 stars Among DC locals and Belgian natives alike, B Too has garnered remarkable popularity for serving up traditional Belgian favorites with a contemporary twist. Located on 14th Street corridor, B Too is just one of the many culinary hotspots that have recently risen to prominence on this newly transformed[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Middle Eastern Eatery Offers Mediocre Mezza Plates

Middle Eastern Eatery Offers Mediocre Mezza Plates

With its rich variety of unique flavors and spices, it’s hard not to love Middle Eastern food. Me Jana, located in Arlington, may not do as much justice to the cuisine as hoped, but is still worth the trip out to Virginia for authentic Mediterranean dishes. Me Jana, with its[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
GBD Fails to Deliver on Chicken and Donut Concept

GBD Fails to Deliver on Chicken and Donut Concept

Utilizing old deep frying baskets as lampshades and serving drinks in mason jars, GBD is a stereotypically hipster dining spot, conveniently located in DuPont Circle. Specializing in fried chicken and donuts, GBD is appropriately named, as it stands for the kitchen’s motto, “golden, brown and delicious.” These three adjectives provoke images of flaky, fried[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA

Tenleytown-AU

With an eclectic mix of shops and unusual businesses that surround American University, Tenleytown is one of the more interesting places to visit in D.C. It’s a friendly, fun and laid-back neighborhood that is well worth a visit as one of D.C.’s most trendy shop and cafe areas.   Café[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Woodley Park

This stop will drop you off near Adams Morgan, which is well-known for its nightlife and bar scene. However, the area features everything from decadent bakeries to rowdy bars to authentic Indian eateries. Whether you’re stopping by one of the vibrant street fairs or taking part in the thriving club[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
NICOLE JARVIS/THE HOYA

Virginia Square-GMU

Virginia Square, a neighborhood in Arlington, Va., is home to the Arlington Arts Center, which presents contemporary works from upcoming artists and cutting-edge installation pieces. The area offers an exciting new place for Hoyas to venture beyond the District in addition to some landmark restaurant destinations such as El Pollo[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide