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Hoya Court Launches Mediocre Alternatives

Hoya Court Launches Mediocre Alternatives

By Emily Manbeck Hoya Staff Writer Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 Those who know me well know that I love fast food. Greasy, healthy, sweet, you name it — if there’s a line to a cash register or drive-through window, I’ll be in it, waiting for quick,[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Late-Night Bites

Late-Night Bites

George’s 1205 28th St. NW $$$$ A quaint location on 28th Street, George’s King of Falafel and Cheese-steak is a great place to stop in at any time of the day, but with its Thursday-to-Saturday hours extending until 4 a.m., it is the ideal place to be for Mediterranean food in the late hours[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Desserts

Desserts

Pitango 1451 P St. NW $$$$ Sourcing ingredients from family farms, the product atPitango Gelato is not your average ice cream. Traditional flavors like gianduja (chocolate hazelnut), stracciatella(vanilla with chocolate chips) and pistachio keep customers flowing through the doors, although crema is a must-try. New flavors, like black tea, constantly appear on the menu. Try the affogato:[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Dive Bars

Dive Bars

Red Derby 3718 14th St. NW $$$$ Tucked away in Columbia Heights, Red Derby is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. Marked only by the red hat painted above its door, this restaurant-bar is notable for its cheap beer (cans only) and great happy hour, where every drink is[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Family-Friendly Feasts

Family-Friendly Feasts

Logan Tavern 1423 P St. NW $$$$ Omelets, coffee and pancakes all at one meal? Yes, please. To give parents the best exposure to the Georgetown student’s obsession with brunch, try Logan Tavern just off Logan Circle. The French toast sticks are soft and delectable; paired with a delicious maple[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
A Focus on Presentation Puts Proof at the Top

A Focus on Presentation Puts Proof at the Top

Starting on Wednesday night, I ate my way through parents’ weekend. While we indulged at a number of notable restaurants around D.C., Proof easily surpassed the others. At first, my family and I were slightly skeptical when we stepped through the door. While we’d selected the restaurant based on The[Read More…]

by October 23, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
New Georgetown Hot Spot Spices Up Exotic Drinks

New Georgetown Hot Spot Spices Up Exotic Drinks

4/5 stars $$ El Centro is a new restaurant specializing in classical Mexican cuisine. Reviving the space that used to be Third Edition, El Centro has two seating levels, four bar counters and an outdoor patio and looks to be the new favorite in the Georgetown bar scene. For those[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Sette Osteria’s dishes, including their tacchino sandwich, live up to traditional Italian taste standards.
JESS KELHAM-HOHLER FOR THE HOYA

Keeping It Simple at Gourmet Dupont Eatery

Sette Osteria’s traditional Italian cuisine was truly put to the test this Monday. Not only did it have to impress a self-professed foodie who seems to know every restaurant in Washington and me, a food lover, but it also had to win over a real Italian, straight from Milan, who had so[Read More…]

by October 13, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Getting a Taste of the Good Stuff

Getting a Taste of the Good Stuff

★★★★☆ $$$$ Washington, D.C., at least to students, is almost infamous for its battle of the burgers. Thunder Burger & Bar offers overpriced but elaborate options. Five Guys is home to cheap and easy fare that’s perfect for a quick lunch or adrunchies fix. Dupont Circle has plenty of options, each attempting to[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Babushka-Approved Russian Cuisine

4/5 Stars With its large population of international students, Georgetown certainly has many students who are looking for a taste of home. As an ethnic Russian, I have a hard time finding restaurants that can manage to satisfy my palate. Despite an abundance of European and Asian cuisine scattered throughout[Read More…]

by March 9, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide