Food & Drink

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
TAIL UP GOAT
Serving exquisite dishes that blend Mediterranean and Caribbean cuisine, Tail Up Goat is the latest venture from the team behind the acclaimed Greek restaurant Komi.

Cuisines Collide in DC’s Latest ‘It’ Restaurant

★★★★★  A modern bistro that serves Mediterranean and Caribbean cuisine, Adams Morgan restaurant Tail Up Goat has been making waves in the District. Owners Bill Jensen, Jill Tyler and chef Jon Sybert are all alumni of Komi, the acclaimed Greek restaurant in Dupont Circle that is highly frequented and adored[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ALTA STRADA
Although offering a variety of traditional Italian dishes from pizzas to pastas, Alta Strada does little to differentiate itself from the District’s many other Italian eateries.

Highs and Lows at Schlow’s Third Alta Strada

A traditional Italian restaurant with a simple menu, Alta Strada serves up custom Italian dishes that, despite their light and fresh flavors, fall flat in comparison with other Italian eateries in Washington, D.C. The third Alta Strada restaurant run by acclaimed chef Michael Schlow, the new location in City Vista,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
BAB
Located in downtown D.C., BAB presents a variety of options with rice- or quinoa-based bowls, topped with protein, vegetables and additional toppings.

Home-Style Korean in Downtown DC

Justine Choe, owner of the popular Tony’s Breakfast, has opened her newest culinary addition to the H Street Corridor. BAB, located at 1387 H St. NE, is a fusion restaurant that blends American and Vietnamese food with Korean influences and flavors. BAB takes the traditional flavor of a Korean home-cooked[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

The Best French Dessert You Have Never Had

With Baked and Wired, Sprinkles and Georgetown Cupcake located just beyond the front gates, Georgetown students have become routine cupcake aficionados. However, just a two-minute walk from Dupont Circle is the amusingly named Un Je Ne Sais Quoi, a new French bakery specializing in the merveilleux, a delicate cake consisting[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Cookie Dough Returns To the Farmers Market

Cookie Dough Returns To the Farmers Market

Recently, baked goods company Slender Seven has been garnering attention for its delicious and healthy baked goods by offering its samples at the farmers market and Taste of The Hilltop. Slender Seven operates with the philosophy of “cook simply, eat healthy and feel happy,” and founder Nikki Azzara passionately adheres[Read More…]

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Conceptualized around Mezcal, a Mexican beverage similar to tequila, Espita Mezcaleria offers a twist on classics in an industrial atmosphere.

Innovation and Oaxacan Tradition Collide

Espita Mezcaleria, a modern Mexican restaurant and Mezcal bar — an establishment serving a distilled alcohol similar to tequila — opened this month in the Shaw neighborhood following months of anticipation. The restaurant’s concept is inspired by the Oaxaca region in Mexico, from the recipes to the Mezcal to the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Bar à Vin
Bar à Vin, one of the newest restaurants on M Street, offers an impressive food menu alongside an extensive and thoughtfully curated drink selection.

Sophistication at a Price

The latest product of M Street’s constant turnover rate of shops and restaurants is the new Bar à Vin, a discreetly located wine bar near the waterfront at 1035 31st St. NW. With no noticeable sign outside the establishment, Bar à Vin is attached to Chez Billy Sud, the beloved[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide