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Restaurant Review: Retro Comfort Done Right at Slim’s Diner

Restaurant Review: Retro Comfort Done Right at Slim’s Diner

Located in the close-knit residential Petworth neighborhood, Slim’s Diner stands out from the pop-up restaurants and transient eateries that crowd the neighborhood’s artistic space. Slim’s is not just another hipster establishment trying to modernize the “diner atmosphere.” Walking into Slim’s, you can immediately envision yourself in a sock hop dress,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Adventure and Authenticity Within Range

Restaurant Review: Adventure and Authenticity Within Range

Founded by James Beard Award-winning chef Vikram Sunderam, Bindaas aims to take its diners on a tour through the streets of India one course at a time by serving Indian street food in a sophisticated manner. Located in Cleveland Park, the restaurant exemplifies the neighborhood’s ability to attract adventurous eaters[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Third Time is the Charm With Haikan

Restaurant Review: Third Time is the Charm With Haikan

Rivaling the forceful brutalistic architecture of Lauinger Library, the Atlantic Plumbing building in North End Shaw has been housing a colorful new Japanese eatery, Haikan, for three months. The 49-seat restaurant, which opened in August, is the latest product of the owners of popular ramen eatery Daikaya and Japanese fried[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

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
Food Issue: Spring 2016

Food Issue: Spring 2016

Dear readers, After a two-year hiatus, the Food Issue returns with new features about the Georgetown and D.C. food scenes. From Peter Tran, the beloved sushi chef at Epicurean, to the history of dining halls on the Hilltop to Bad Saint, the Filipino eatery revolutionizing the local restaurant scene, this edition[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA

Tenleytown-AU

With an eclectic mix of shops and unusual businesses that surround American University, Tenleytown is one of the more interesting places to visit in D.C. It’s a friendly, fun and laid-back neighborhood that is well worth a visit as one of D.C.’s most trendy shop and cafe areas.   Café[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Woodley Park

This stop will drop you off near Adams Morgan, which is well-known for its nightlife and bar scene. However, the area features everything from decadent bakeries to rowdy bars to authentic Indian eateries. Whether you’re stopping by one of the vibrant street fairs or taking part in the thriving club[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
NICOLE JARVIS/THE HOYA

Virginia Square-GMU

Virginia Square, a neighborhood in Arlington, Va., is home to the Arlington Arts Center, which presents contemporary works from upcoming artists and cutting-edge installation pieces. The area offers an exciting new place for Hoyas to venture beyond the District in addition to some landmark restaurant destinations such as El Pollo[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
ALLISON CANNELLA FOR THE HOYA

Eastern Market

Eastern Market is D.C.’s original food and arts market and a traditional home to some of the most inspired cuisine in the area. From cool coffeehouses to charming bistros, Eastern Market is bursting with a wide variety of destinations where Hoyas can take a break from their market hunting. While[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
SOPHIA LAYANTO FOR THE HOYA

Crystal City

Crystal City is a unique stop on the Metro because a large part of its urban area is underground. Aside from the dramatic views of D.C., the shopping and dining options are worth a visit.   King Street Blues 1648 Crystal Square Arcade, Arlington, Va. 0.1 miles from Metro stop[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide