Food & Drink

Settling in Seoul: Soul Food in Streets of Seoul

While the Southerner in me misses her sweet tea, buttermilk cornbread and made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese, the transition to eating Korean food has not been a difficult one. In fact, I’m not sure how I’ve gone my whole life without having kimchi at every meal, and I do not know[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
Restaurant Review: French Comfort Food

Restaurant Review: French Comfort Food

LA piquette: 3714 Macomb St. NW | Cuisine: French  Located in the heart of the city’s northwestern quadrant, between Cathedral Heights and Cleveland Park, La Piquette is a new favorite for Washington D.C. Francophiles. Restaurateurs Bruno Fortin and Cyrille Brenac — co-owners of Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar in Georgetown —[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Overcomplicating a Classic

Restaurant Review: Overcomplicating a Classic

HalfSmoke: 651 Florida Ave. NW | Cuisine: Casual American HalfSmoke, Washington D.C.-native chef Andre McCain’s sausage-centered eatery, was established in the Shaw neighborhood during the summer of 2016 in celebration of a beloved local delicacy. The half-smoke sausage is a type of food distinct to the D.C. area. Served like[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Le Chat Noir

A neighborhood gem, Friendship Height’s Le Chat Noir owes its name to Paris’ first avant-garde cabaret. Located on Wisconsin Avenue in the northern edge of Tenleytown, this Left Bank-inspired bistro offers an authentic interpretation of classic French cuisine. The restaurant’s influences are obvious upon entry — a stylish Montmartre poster[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Restaurant Review: Timber Pizza Company

Every Wednesday, a long line of students winds through Red Square hoping to get a taste of one of the District’s most famed food trucks — Timber Pizza Company — at the farmers’ market. Students, professors and other members of the community loosen their belts one notch and open their[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Restaurant Review: All Purpose

Developing on opposite banks of the Atlantic Ocean, authentic Italian food in its many regional variations and Italian-American food have become distinct cuisines. While Italians understand that no comparison exists between the two culinary traditions, All Purpose, the newest of many eateries in Shaw, represents a failure to identity with[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Third Time is the Charm

RPM Italian, the third restaurant collaboration between celebrity couple Bill and Giuliana Rancic, partners R.J. Jerrod and Molly Melman and chef Doug Psaltis, opened in the Mount Vernon neighborhood this summer. In just a few short months, this modern restaurant’s homemade pastas have become the new standard in the District.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Chinese Flair with French Refinement

Nestled downtown within the Shaw neighborhood, Kyirisan is one of the District’s most exciting new eateries. The restaurant is an expression of chef Tim Ma’s Chinese roots and French culinary training. Open since March, the eatery finds itself located among a mixture of trendy bars and restaurants alike. Kyirisan feels[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide, Uncategorized

Best Restaurants in Georgetown and DC

QUICK MEALS IN GEORGETOWN If you are in a rush or just want a quick bite, there are quite a few fast, casual spots not too far from campus. Wisemiller’s Grocery & Deli – better known as Wisey’s – is a favorite among students. Classic sandwiches include the Chicken Madness[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 1 comment Features, Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Street Food With a Side of Graffiti

★★★★☆ One of Arlington’s newest restaurants, Palette 22, brings a fashionable atmosphere to this trendy Virginia neighborhood. I went for dinner on a Saturday night shortly after the restaurant had opened and found the large space packed full both around the bar and at tables. The clientele was very diverse,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide