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Table for Two: The Risks of Fine Dining

Table for Two: The Risks of Fine Dining

Group dining is challenging. Pained compromise over availability eventually yields an agreed-upon time. Labored negotiations over restaurants ranging from the trendy to the mediocre threaten to derail the initial plan. Barring logistical setbacks, a final decision introduces yet another element of friction: What should everyone order? When choosing what to[Read More…]

TABLE FOR TWO: Why DC Restaurant Week Is a Sham

TABLE FOR TWO: Why DC Restaurant Week Is a Sham

“Value” is a word seldom found in the Washington, D.C. diner’s vocabulary — it is rare to find a restaurant that satisfies both the palate and the wallet. In light of these unfortunate circumstances, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington organizes a semi-annual Restaurant Week, with prix-fixe lunches and dinners[Read More…]

Restaurant Review: Nobu DC

Restaurant Review: Nobu DC

★★★★☆ Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, known internationally for his blend of Japanese and Peruvian cuisines, has brought his mastery to Georgetown’s West End with the opening of Nobu D.C. in 2017. Although he has 38 restaurants located around the world, Nobu D.C. marks Matsuhisa’s first venture in the nation’s capital. With[Read More…]

by January 10, 2018 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Food Entrepreneurs Share Startup Advice, Experiences

Successful entrepreneurs should offer special products and learn from their experiences in the industry, founders of Washington, D.C. food startups said during a panel discussion on entrepreneurship in the food industry Tuesday. Featuring the founders of Eat Pizza, JRINK and Snacklins and the CEO of Union Kitchen, the panel focused[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BUSBOYS AND POETS

Being a Conscious Consumer in the District

In our hectic daily lives as Georgetown students, we can easily forget that we are also consumers — where we choose to spend our money matters. Our purchases at certain stores and restaurants not only support those establishments but their practices as well. Washington, D.C. is full of restaurants and[Read More…]

PINEAPPLE AND PEARLS

Eclectic Cuisine and Playful Elegance at Pineapple and Pearls

★★★★★ At Pineapple and Pearls, chef and owner Aaron Silverman makes fine dining fun. Silverman’s 2016 project presents a refined but playful menu comprising 11 courses paired with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Behind the buzz that surrounds Silverman’s newest venue, visitors will be thrilled to find a restaurant devoid[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
REPUBLIC KOLACHE

Hoya Alumnus Honors Roots With Republic Kolache

Family traditions shape lives. The most recent business venture of Texan native Chris Svetlik (SFS ’09) is a testament to the enduring influence of tradition and heritage. Republic Kolache, co-founded with fellow Texan Brian Stanford, embraces not only Texan culture but also the old customs of Svetlik’s Czech family, the[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Features, Food & Drink, The Guide
OKI BOWL @ GEORGETOWN

Restaurant Review: Oki Bowl at Georgetown

★★★★☆ The patrons of Oki Bowl @ Georgetown are as charmingly eclectic as the decorations surrounding them. Walking into the restaurant is like travelling to a new world. Leaving behind the bustling traffic of Wisconsin Avenue, visitors of the restaurant sit beneath the warm glow of decorative, muted lamps and[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
KATHRYN BAKER/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Santa Rosa Taqueria

Kathryn Baker is a Hoya Staff Writer. ★★★☆☆ Spike Mendelsohn, best known for finishing in fifth place on season four of “Top Chef,” first made his mark on the Georgetown community with his wittily named fresh burgers at Good Stuff Eatery on M Street. Now, Mendelsohn hopes to impress again[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
COURTESY KELSEY KNUTSON

Blue Bottle Coffee Arrives in Georgetown

Georgetown students are now able to get their caffeine fix at Blue Bottle Coffee, a coffee retailer best known for its commitment to freshly brewed drinks. The cafe celebrated its grand opening July 9. James Freeman, a freelance musician, founded Blue Bottle Coffee Company, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., in 2002.[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide