Food & Drink

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
ALLISON CANNELLA FOR THE HOYA

Eastern Market

Eastern Market is D.C.’s original food and arts market and a traditional home to some of the most inspired cuisine in the area. From cool coffeehouses to charming bistros, Eastern Market is bursting with a wide variety of destinations where Hoyas can take a break from their market hunting. While[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
SOPHIA LAYANTO FOR THE HOYA

Crystal City

Crystal City is a unique stop on the Metro because a large part of its urban area is underground. Aside from the dramatic views of D.C., the shopping and dining options are worth a visit.   King Street Blues 1648 Crystal Square Arcade, Arlington, Va. 0.1 miles from Metro stop[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
EMMA GROSS FOR THE HOYA

Mount Vernon Square

Mount Vernon Square, one of D.C.’s historical neighborhoods, is named for the park containing the Carnegie Library. Only two blocks from Chinatown and seven from the White House, this Metro stop may be the perfect starting point for an adventure in Northwest D.C. — and a great spot to grab[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
NATASHA THOMPSON/THE HOYA

Columbia Heights

Also located in the Northwest quadrant of the District, Columbia Heights is considered to be D.C.’s most ethnically and economically diverse neighborhood. Take a trip to one of the its main attractions — a 546,000 square-foot retail complex — and after shopping you’ll have no shortage of quality eatery’s available[Read More…]

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

Waterfront

Recently renovated to be a D.C. destination, the Waterfront in the southwest quadrant is far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life in the center of the city. Close to Fort McNair, a United States Army post, the area is home to theaters and a variety of restaurants.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
CAITLIN DESANTIS/THE HOYA

Behind the Bar

Boris Viktorovich As a recent college graduate, Boris Viktorovich is making his mark on the D.C. bar scene. Working at hot spots such as Bandolero in Georgetown and Range in Friendship Heights, Viktorovich has developed his own approach to craft cocktails.  Now seen behind the counter at Mike Isabella’s 14th[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
CHRIS BIEN/THE HOYA

A Taste of France

While studying abroad in France, I unsurprisingly spent a lot of time thinking about food. Sometimes I was trying to figure out ways I’d be able to bring some of my new French favorites home with me, and at other times I was trying to adapt my American favorites to[Read More…]

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