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Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Foggy Bottom and Downtown: Student Life Flourishes Alongside Performing Arts

Foggy Bottom and Downtown: Student Life Flourishes Alongside Performing Arts

Downtown Washington, D.C., has surprises for locals as well as tourists, and Foggy Bottom has more to offer District residents than just The George Washington University. These neighborhoods house quintessential D.C. destinations like the Kennedy Center and the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, as well as lesser-known gems[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
FILE PHOTO: CAROLING PAPPAPS FOR THE HOYA
Four miles of track from Silver Spring to Fort Totten will see repairs and replacement in these repairs, replacing an interlocking, a part of the track where trains can cross from one track to another.

Metro Red Line Repairs Cause Closures in Late November

The Washington, D.C. Metro Red line is set to halt service between the Silver Spring and Fort Totten stations in Maryland from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10 for a second round of major planned track maintenance this year. The improvement project will cut service on the easternmost end of the[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Thai Restaurant Captures Authentic Cuisine

Thai Restaurant Captures Authentic Cuisine

★★★★★ $$ Many restaurants that serve international cuisine tend to stray away from their most basic roots, such as with Mai Thai’s largely Americanized menu. On the other hand, certain restaurants seek instead to serve authentic ethnic cuisine of another country. Soi 38, a new restaurant in Foggy Bottom named[Read More…]

by November 29, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
NICK BIGGS-CHIROPOLOS FOR THE HOYA

FoBoGro offers great convenience to GW students but fails to impress with its mediocre food and slow service.

Foggy Bottom Deli Disappoints With Sandwiches and Service

★★☆☆☆ $ “Cheap and close to campus” were the two criteria for restaurants that two of my friends who attend The George Washington University gave me when I decided to meet up with them for dinner one night. I did a quick online search and found a deli with an[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
NICK BIGGS FOR THE HOYA

The restaurant Tonic serves up a solid brunch for a great price in a historic venue. The much-lauded tater tots are worth a try.

Vintage Pharmacy Space Swaps the Classic Malt for a Modern Brunch

Tonic at Quigley’s Pharmacy 2036 G St. NW ★★★★☆ $$ When one of my high school friends happened to be in Washington, D.C. last Sunday, a few of us who go to Georgetown decided to catch up over a sit-down brunch. We settled on a restaurant in Foggy Bottom called[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Lauded Restaurant Rocks the Entree, Other Dishes Fall Flat

Lauded Restaurant Rocks the Entree, Other Dishes Fall Flat

There are several neighborhoods in Washington, D.C., that are known for their concentration of restaurants: Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and even Georgetown. Foggy Bottom, on the other hand, is a hidden gem. Given its geographic location, specifically its proximity to George Washington University, there are of course plenty of national[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
JULIA MCCRIMLISK/THE HOYA

Penn Commons serves classic American fare with an upscale twist. The Haight-Ashbury Burger is a crisp falafel burger with pickled vegetables, feta cheese and cilantro, accompanied by yummy fries.

New Spinoff Restaurant Plays Up Beloved Classics

★★★★☆ $$$$ If you’ve ever wanted to try District Commons but haven’t wanted to face the Colonials down in Foggy Bottom or open your wallet quite that far, here’s your chance. Penn Commons, a spinoff restaurant of the always-bustling District Commons (next to the perhaps better-known Burger, Tap & Shake[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Although its name may suggest otherwise, the Blue Duck Tavern is a truly upscale eatery. Located in Foggy Bottom, this budget-buster is worth the splurge for a special occasion. The wait staff reflects the high-end nature of the restaurant; the waiters were very helpful and eager to elaborate on the[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Public Transport

Public Transport

Metro D.C.’s Metro is hailed for its simplicity and relative cleanliness. Even though Georgetown doesn’t have its own stop, odds are you’ll frequent the three stops closest to us:Dupont Circle on the Red line, and Foggy Bottom-GWUand Rosslyn, both on the Orange and Blue lines. Cost of a ride runs from $1.35 to $1.85[Read More…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments News, Uncategorized