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Museum Cafe Wows With Native American Cuisine

Museum Cafe Wows With Native American Cuisine

5/5 stars I don’t mean to diminish the educational and cultural merit of the National Museum of the American Indian, but I feel it is my duty to highlight the absolute best part of this institution: its food. Located right within the museum’s doors, the Mitsitam Cafe is a delectable surprise for[Read More…]

by July 5, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Korean Barbeque Offers Dynamic, Flavorful Experience

Korean Barbeque Offers Dynamic, Flavorful Experience

4/5 stars $$ After watching the video for “Gangnam Style,” I knew that Koreans know how to have a good time. What I didn’t know was how delicious their food is. Honey Pig is a small chain of Korean barbeques; the location closest to Georgetown is in Annandale, Va., and another is relatively close in[Read More…]

by June 26, 2013 0 comments The Guide

On Becoming the Earl Of Ice Cream Sandwiches

About two weeks into the spring semester, the gray, bone-chilling air of D.C. winters joins forces with the impending self-imposed spring semester schoolwork struggles. It is the low point in every year, distantly removed from exciting wintertime novelties of Christmas, yet still impossibly far away from the chocolate-filled holidays that[Read More…]

by April 20, 2013 1 comment The Guide

Searching for Authentic Sichuan Delight

We haven’t sampled Chinese food straight from its source in nearly a year, and we have been on the search for some quality homestyle grub. Yes, many American Chinese restaurant establishments may carry some of the basic stock of “actual” Chinese food — noodles, a variety of meats, rice, oyster sauce, spices[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Classic Eatery Elevates Homemade Favorites

Classic Eatery Elevates Homemade Favorites

5/5 stars $$$ Every family has a few secret spots, places suffused with good memories where one turns when in search of comfort or guaranteed excellence. For my family, at least whenever we’re in Washington D.C., that place is the Woodmont Grill. In fact, my mother has been going to the Woodmont Grill since[Read More…]

by April 10, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Leave Mai Thai Behind

Leave Mai Thai Behind

4/5 stars Thai food has been a staple in my life, from that served at the large, ornate restaurant in my hometown of Yangon, Myanmar to the small, loud and homey eatery nestled under the subway tracks in Queens. When I first tasted Mai Thai, I was worried that its[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Babushka-Approved Russian Cuisine

4/5 Stars With its large population of international students, Georgetown certainly has many students who are looking for a taste of home. As an ethnic Russian, I have a hard time finding restaurants that can manage to satisfy my palate. Despite an abundance of European and Asian cuisine scattered throughout[Read More…]

by March 9, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
A Hidden Gem Thats Worth the Thyme

A Hidden Gem Thats Worth the Thyme

4/5 Stars $$ As a way of celebrating the fact that my friend and I were both without valentines on the actual day, we decided to be each other’s valentines and go out for a fancy dinner where we could both get dressed up. We were insistent on finding a[Read More…]

by February 21, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Elegant Dishes Bring Culinary Escape

Elegant Dishes Bring Culinary Escape

5/5 $$$ For a reviewer, a bad meal is often preferable to a good one. Rarely, if ever, is this through any fault of a meal itself. It is easy enough to make quick work of a dismal or mediocre restaurant, a trite snipe at the service or jab at[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

3/5 stars $$ When I lived in New York, whenever I was in the mood for something delicious, I would make the trek from Queens to Manhattan so that I could have the chance to sample the cuisines of a myriad number of distinct countries. However, some of my favorite[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide