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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
COURTESY MARACAS
Maracas uses all-natural ingredients to create Mexican-style ice pops now available to Georgetown students at a variety of local venues.

Maracas Shakes Up GU Desserts

Born and raised in Mexico, Julia Padierna-Peralta (SFS ’87) left home to attend Georgetown in the early 1980s. From there, she flew over an ocean to enroll in the London School of Economics and Political Science for her master’s degree and then back to the District where she studied for[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Cafe and Bookstore is Recipe for Mediocrity

Cafe and Bookstore is Recipe for Mediocrity

★★★☆☆ $$$ After a lot of teasing, spring has finally sprung, and with it returns our courage to leave our dorms, venturing outdoors for longer than ten minutes. The perfect weather this past weekend saw tourists and locals filling the streets, monuments, and restaurants of Washington, D.C. Right in the[Read More…]

Newest Sweet Treat in D.C. Gives Off Good Vibes

Newest Sweet Treat in D.C. Gives Off Good Vibes

★★★★☆ The newest trend emerging in the culinary world is that of the specialty dessert shop. One example of such is Baked by Yael, a small bakery specializing in the intricate art of the famous cake pop. Transitioning from an exclusive delivery service to its first storefront two months ago,[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Baking a Difference for Veterans

Baking a Difference for Veterans

★★★★★ $ Right off Wisconsin Avenue , on a little strip called Grace Street, lies a quaint brick building boasting patriotic red, white and blue flags. It’s called Dog Tag Bakery, and it’s Georgetown’s latest attraction worth visiting to try a treat and learn about the company’s message. A not-for-profit[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
A Chocaholic’s Paradise Just Across M Street

A Chocaholic’s Paradise Just Across M Street

4/5 stars $$$$ Georgetown’s 33rd Street may be famous for its cupcakes, but it could just as easily be known for it’s fabulous chocolates. J. Chocolatier stands on just the other side of M Street. Look for the blackboard sign on the corner of M and 33rd that leads to the quaint, yellow townhouse covered with[Read More…]

by February 10, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide

Scouting Out Dessert

It is officially spring. Now we can wear flip-flops and pastels and sip iced coffee as we procrastinate on Healy Lawn. With the arrival of the season also comes the arrival of an array of fresh produce and ingredients. Yet even with the farmers’ markets teeming with new products, there[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Try, Try This American Pie

Try, Try This American Pie

When one thinks about dessert in Georgetown, the first thing that comes to mind is cupcakes. But we have enough of those. So when I heard that a pie shop opened up around the corner from my house, I was very excited. The shop is owned and run by three[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide