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ZOCALO PLAZA, NEAR TEMPLO MAYOR AND THE NATIONAL CATHEDRAL | COURTESY OF FRIDA SANTIAGO

24 Hours in Mexico City

Mexico City’s layered history, massive population and undeniable charm come together to create a dynamic, fascinating spot for travelers. Its world-class museums, incredible gastronomy and colorful neighborhoods could keep you busy for months, but just a day in Mexico City is enough to give visitors a peek into a vibrant,[Read More…]

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: Oyamel: Mexican Foodies’ Brightest Star

Restaurant Review: Oyamel: Mexican Foodies’ Brightest Star

Like other Mexican expatriates in the United States, my yearning for authentic Mexican fare is often thwarted by the gap between serious regional Mexican cooking and Tex-Mex. For those like myself seeking Mexican food without the unnecessary mountains of sour cream and cheese characteristic of Americanized Mexican dishes, Penn Quarter’s[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
SISODIYA: Fueling the Body, Feeding the Mind

SISODIYA: Fueling the Body, Feeding the Mind

Food is central to all of our lives. We often talk about food, watch TV shows about food and share food with friends and family. This should not be surprising given the fundamental necessity of food in our lives; we not only need it to survive, but it plays a[Read More…]

Restaurant Review: French Comfort Food

Restaurant Review: French Comfort Food

LA piquette: 3714 Macomb St. NW | Cuisine: French  Located in the heart of the city’s northwestern quadrant, between Cathedral Heights and Cleveland Park, La Piquette is a new favorite for Washington D.C. Francophiles. Restaurateurs Bruno Fortin and Cyrille Brenac — co-owners of Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar in Georgetown —[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 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

HARVEY: Until the Next Adventure

As I begin to write the final iteration of this column, it seems only appropriate that I should return to the beginning. At the outset of this semester, I wondered anxiously whether I would be able to maintain the creativity that I had cultivated at the Villa Le Balze in[Read More…]

by May 11, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
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Aramark Diversifies Options as Contract End Looms

With its contract coming to an end in May, Aramark is implementing changes to its dining options such as increased weekend brunch options and new food stations including sushi, as well as incorporating students’ input based on a survey administered in the fall. Auxiliary Business Services is currently in negotiations[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESTY CHERIAN THOMAS
Spotluck co-founders Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler hope to promote business at  local restaurants by offering discounts to customers based on a special algorithm that changes based on demand.

Startup Offers New Way to Dine Locally

When Jack Segelstein (COL ’18) goes out to eat with friends in Georgetown, his group sometimes encounters a dilemma. “A lot of the time we just can’t agree on what we want to eat,” Segelstein said. To help solve this problem, Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler created Spotluck,[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Justin Schuble takes a photo outside of P.F. Chang’s as part of a promotion for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Schuble’s Instagram page @DCFoodPord ammassed more than 55,000 followers in just two years.

Student Caters to DC Foodies on Instagram

Justin Schuble (MSB ’17) never planned to become “Insta-famous.” His Instagram account — @DCFoodPorn — has over 56,000 followers and has been featured in Thrillist, USA Today College, Huffington Post, Elite Daily and Yahoo News. The account’s more than 1,000 posts feature colorful macaroons, cheesy burgers and decadent s’mores pancakes[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top