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GCDC
GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar on Pennsylvania Ave. offers vegetarians and cheese lovers a delicious and unique twist on cheesy American classics.

Restaurant Review: GCDC

1730 Pennsylvania Ave. NW | Cuisine: American |  $ A haven for vegetarians and cheese lovers on a budget, GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar offers a vast array of twists on the classic grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup. Tucked away in a nook just a block from the White House,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Jaleo

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

480 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Spanish |  $$$ Culinary innovator José Andrés strives for perfection in each of his 27 award-winning restaurants around the country and the world. Famous for his avant-garde cuisine, Andrés established Jaleo in Penn Quarter to celebrate his Spanish roots. Employing daring creativity in elevating[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ALEXANDRA BRUNJES/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Tredici Enoteca

2033 M St. NW | Cuisine: Mediterranean |  $$ | ★★★★☆ Within walking distance of Dupont Circle and seamlessly integrated into the lobby of the St. Gregory Hotel, Tredici Enoteca offers tasty but healthy Mediterranean fare at a surprisingly affordable price. Owned and operated by the Zavino Hospitality Group, the restaurant[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide, Uncategorized
DANI GUERRERO/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Carmine’s

425 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Italian American | $$$ | ★★★☆☆ Tourists strolling around D.C. can restore their energies at Carmine’s, Penn Quarter’s largest restaurant. The family-style eatery comprises over 20,000 square feet and includes nine private rooms, with room for more than 700 diners. The late restaurateur Arthur Cutler[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 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
CASEY DOYLE FOR THE HOYA

Milk Bar, Momofuku’s spinoff ice cream bar, now in D.C., has amassed a following with social media-friendly options, like the egg and cheddar bomb bun and cereal milk soft serve.

D.C. Screams for Ice Cream

★★★☆☆ Milk Bar, the Momofuku restaurant chain’s sister bakery that opened on I Street this month, offers fun and unique flavors along with ample Instagram opportunities, but ultimately falls short of the hype. Its best qualities lie in its more understated details, like spot-on food textures and savory baked goods,[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
KIM BUSSING/THE HOYA

Sweetgreen Takes the West Coast

Fear not, West Coast-bound Hoyas, Sweetgreen has finally extended its roots to California soil. The Los Angeles location, which opened in May of this year, marks the 30th Sweetgreen store, with a 31st set to open soon in Santa Monica. Founded in 2007 by Jonathan Neman (MSB ’07), Nicholas Jammet[Read More…]

by June 19, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Southeast Asian Dishes Fail to Charm

Southeast Asian Dishes Fail to Charm

★★☆☆☆ $$ Tucked away in a relatively nondescript red brick building just past M Street on L, Charm Thai embodies the phrase “hole in the wall.” Already an uncommon destination for Georgetown students because of its much closer competitor Mai Thai, this restaurant has more flaws than just its location.[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Vegan Restaurant Brings West Coast Vibes to D.C.

Vegan Restaurant Brings West Coast Vibes to D.C.

★★★★☆ $$ Immediately walking through the front doors of Native Foods, the brightly colored hues splattered across the walls catch the eyes of patrons, blending together simplistic artwork with inspirational quotes. This storefront in Penn Quarter, overlooking the Navy Memorial, is one of two new locations nestled in the heart[Read More…]

Cuisine Spices up Logan Circle

Cuisine Spices up Logan Circle

★★★★☆ $$$ The 14th St. district in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington is one of the fastest rising parts of the city in terms of new shops and restaurants. Doi Moi, a restaurant in Logan Circle, serves Southeast Asian cuisine, particularly from Thailand and Vietnam. Doi Moi is on[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide