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Georgetown’s Language Landscape Promotes Multiculturalism

Since Georgetown University’s founding in 1789, the school has encouraged students and faculty members to broaden their worldviews and dedicate themselves to others, regardless of cultural and linguistic differences. Back then, the university offered language courses in Spanish, French and English for nonnative speakers, even publishing a pamphlet for prospective[Read More…]

SUMMER READING: ‘Sarah’s Key’

SUMMER READING: ‘Sarah’s Key’

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Vél D’Hiv, the heartbreaking mass roundup and arrest of Jewish citizens in France as part of the Holocaust. On Nazi orders carried out by French soldiers, French Jews were forced from their homes and brought to and confined in a velodrome designed for use in[Read More…]

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Boulangerie Christophe

Restaurant Review: Boulangerie Christophe

1422 Wisconsin Ave. Washington DC 20007| Cuisine: French | $$ |★★★★☆ Founded by a father and son from Saint-Tropez, France, Boulangerie Christophe is a charming French bakery and restaurant on Wisconsin Avenue, a short 10-minute walk from the front gates. The first floor is a casual cafe, serving light lunch[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Le Chat Noir

A neighborhood gem, Friendship Height’s Le Chat Noir owes its name to Paris’ first avant-garde cabaret. Located on Wisconsin Avenue in the northern edge of Tenleytown, this Left Bank-inspired bistro offers an authentic interpretation of classic French cuisine. The restaurant’s influences are obvious upon entry — a stylish Montmartre poster[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
CONVIVIAL
French restaurant Convivial takes pride in offering common treats, like potato chips, alongside exotic ingredients to create a foreign dish with a sense of familiarity.

Convivial Fosters an Adventurous Palette

★★★★★ Hopping around the piles of snow that still invaded the city’s streets Sunday night, many adventurous food connoisseurs crowded the dining room of Convivial, acclaimed chef Cedric Maupillier’s latest restaurant, which opened last November. The French-American eatery bears the mark of engaging finesse, combining transformational twists of classic French[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

1960s Film Explores Greek Politics

‘Any resemblance to real events and persons living or dead is not coincidental; it’s INTENTIONAL.” The ’60s was a monumental decade for film, but perhaps no other film from that era is quite as exciting as Costa-Gavras’ “Z.” On the one hand, “Z” is one of those rare foreign films[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
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Students can practice their foreign language skills with language partners in other countries via Skype through the Teletandem program.

Skype Links Language Partners

The Teletandem program, which matches Georgetown students with language partners in other countries via Skype, expanded to include Spanish, Arabic, French, Japanese, Russian and Turkish this semester after receiving a one-year grant from the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. The program was founded in 2008 and was[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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French Restaurant La Chaumiere serves high quality, delicious cuisine that comes at a steep price but is well worth the expense..

Quality French Cuisine is Well Worth the Expense

★★★★★ $$$$ Last weekend was Parents’ Weekend, which really only meant one thing: Hoyas were out and about dining on their parents’ dime. Instead of grabbing a hot chick at Wisey’s, my roommates and I ate a nice meal at La Chaumière, a small French restaurant located at 2813 M[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Mintwood is a modern hipster bistro that serves impressive food at every meal. The Belgian waffles are powdered with sugar and served with fresh fruit toppings, making for a refreshing, sugary brunch.

At Upscale Joint, Taste Comes at Too High a Price

Mintwood Place is the Starbucks of Washington, D.C. fine dining: worthwhile yet overpriced, casual while still sophisticated, exuding overcooked hominess with a hint of wannabe-hipster flavor. Adams Morgan, brimming with 19th-century row houses and non-ironic salsa bars, mirrors Mintwood’s trendy aesthetic and decor. Given its location in the “hot,” culturally[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Acclaimed Belgian Film Defies the Cliches

Unless you come from the same stock of cinema-obsessed enthusiasm that I do, you’ve never seen a movie like “Rosetta.” The 1999 winner of the Palme d’Or — the most prestigious award in the world of international cinema handed out annually at the Cannes Film Festival — begins with an[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide