Food & Drink

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
ON TAP: The Drink Guide

ON TAP: The Drink Guide

Washington, D.C., is often portrayed as a city driven by its political agenda and business networks, leaving to the side recognition of the innovative creativity in its music, food and art. However, throughout our explorations within the city, we have seen that foodies have affirmed their craft within Washington, particularly[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Boulangerie Christophe

Restaurant Review: Boulangerie Christophe

1422 Wisconsin Ave. Washington DC 20007| Cuisine: French | $$ |★★★★☆ Founded by a father and son from Saint-Tropez, France, Boulangerie Christophe is a charming French bakery and restaurant on Wisconsin Avenue, a short 10-minute walk from the front gates. The first floor is a casual cafe, serving light lunch[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
DANI GUERRERO/THE HOYA

24 Hours in New York City

“One belongs to New York instantly, as much in five minutes as in five years.” Tom Wolfe said it all. With unparalleled charm, New York City makes visitors feel at home from the moment they arrive. Only a five-hour bus ride away from D.C., the Big Apple is the perfect[Read More…]

BAKE MY DAY: Going Vegan For Dummies

BAKE MY DAY: Going Vegan For Dummies

My spring fast this year was spiritual. People usually expect fasting to reflect a believer’s intention to inch closer to the beyond, God, in accordance to what many, including professor Ori Soltes, would call the “divine sacer.” I have a life philosophy that revolves somewhat around this understanding: People need[Read More…]

COURTESY ROLLS BY U

Restaurant Review: Rolls By U

2140 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20037 | Cuisine: Japanese | $ | ★★★★★ A longtime favorite of Arlington residents, Rolls By U has recently expanded its unique sushi bar experience to Foggy Bottom. Seating approximately 35 people, Rolls By U features trendy sushi burritos as well as rice bowls and[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ON TAP: Crafting A Refreshing Classic

ON TAP: Crafting A Refreshing Classic

Nowadays, soft drinks have lost their natural touch. What began in 17th-century Europe as a carbonated drink with natural flavors like lemon juice and honey has now become artificially colored, flavored and sweetened. However, traditionally flavored drinks like ginger beer and root beers are gaining traction again. Craft sodas are[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
THE ROYAL

Restaurant Review: The Royal

501 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Cuisine: Colombian | $$ | ★★★★☆ As a small restaurant tucked into a townhouse at the center of the historic Le Droit Park neighborhood near Howard University, The Royal brings together Colombian-inspired eats and inventive craft cocktails to give diners an affordable[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

It’s Lent, and you know what that means: dietary restrictions on top of fasting. I am a particularly big fan of Lent; it helps you temper yourself, learn about other modes of living and eating, and gain empathy for those who have less. The different ways to fast are myriad;[Read More…]