Food & Drink

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…]

ON RYE

Restaurant Review: On Rye

760 6th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Cuisine: Jewish | $ | ★★★★★ Just around the corner from the Verizon Center, the smells of pastrami and latkes spread onto the streets of Chinatown. Entering the new deli-style restaurant On Rye, customers will be greeted by a wall displaying staples[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
SARAH WRIGHT/THE HOYA

24 Hours in Madrid

Welcome to Madrid, where the past and present collide in a city that is driven by modernization but maintains its historic charm. Bright and bustling with activity, Madrid reveals Spain’s rich history under the facade of its skyscrapers and trendy restaurants. In just 24 hours, explore Madrid by neighborhood, sample[Read More…]

B TOO

Restaurant Review: B Too

1324 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005 | Cuisine: Belgian | $$ | ★★★★★ A place for adventurous and traditionalist Georgetown brunchgoers alike, B Too offers a plethora of equally enticing brunch classics with fresh ingredients and time-honored brunch food with a Belgian twist. Nestled on 14th Street right outside Logan[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 1 comment Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ON TAP: Spicing Up Chai at Pansaari

ON TAP: Spicing Up Chai at Pansaari

For visitors sitting with legs crossed on the floor, surrounded by an array of earth-toned spice jars, there is a palpable rebalancing energy that emits throughout Pansaari. Looking around, it seems that you may very well be in India — in someone’s home or at a street store. This is[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
BAKE MY DAY: Don’t Kale My Vibe

BAKE MY DAY: Don’t Kale My Vibe

Kale has a variety of different uses beyond the simple salad. In fact, this leafy green exists in such abundance in Washington, D.C. that a kale diet is possible anywhere in the city. This week, I am featuring my seven-day “complete kale cleanse.” For those worried about the variety of[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide