Post Tagged with: "Italian food"

New Eatery Offers Fresh Variations on Italian Classics

New Eatery Offers Fresh Variations on Italian Classics

$$$$ ★★★★☆ For those looking for a delicious and extravagant Italian meal, look no further than Centrolina. Although the food is delicious, eating here is not within the average college student’s budget and should be saved for more special occasions. Centrolina’s demographic is definitely an older crowd at night, but[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
D.C. Alternative to New York and Chicago Style Pizza

D.C. Alternative to New York and Chicago Style Pizza

★★★★★ Pizza is one of those foods that always gets personal. It’s a simple concept: bread, tomato sauce and cheese. Yet, from Chicago, New York and all the way to Italy, everyone claims to have gotten it right. However, there seems to be no consensus on a favorite. There will[Read More…]

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Pizza Nights in Italy Leave a Lingering Taste

As I write my final column for the semester, I am currently recovering from my weeklong Italian food coma.  For my final travel break, I toured Italy from Milan to Rome, including a few destinations in between, with two of my Georgetown friends, Sydney and Megan.  Although all the places[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Learning to Adapt to a Wheatless World

As an adopted child raised in a predominantly Italian household — my mother is fully Italian and my father is half Italian, half Chinese — I grew up surrounded by loudness, heavy accents, hand gestures, cheek kissing and, most importantly, food. The Italians rewrite the food pyramid. Complex carbohydrates come[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

States Trade Calzones For Endzones

For me, one of the worst parts about returning to Georgetown after spring break is the lack of good Italian food. I probably don’t even have one one-hundredth of a percent of Italian blood in me, but I really appreciate a good calzone. In response to my cravings for a pocket[Read More…]

by March 21, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Small Dishes Capture the Heart of Italy

Small Dishes Capture the Heart of Italy

Most people will acknowledge the communal nature of eating, at least in theory. But, when eating out, it often becomes apparent that despite how obvious it might seem to even the most casual eater, restaurants often fail to facilitate the communal appeal of food. Plates are often awkwardly allocated around[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Le Tomate Elevates Italian Basics

Le Tomate Elevates Italian Basics

4/5 stars $$$ Situated in the heart of Dupont Circle, La Tomate offers the perfect location to take a moment in your busy day to enjoy a meal with friends. With both indoor and outdoor seating, this bistro is ideal for simply sitting back and watching the D.C. hustle and bustle. As waiters charm[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Italian Food Made Easy

As I settle into my brand new Henle, excited to finally have an apartment, I am faced with a daunting reality: I need to cook for myself. With the regret that I cannot go to Epi every night and the acknowledgment that I wish to limit my time and intake at Leo’s, I,[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

If you took Leo’s Pasta Palette station and added Euro-chic furniture, ingredients like shaved fennel and a Frank Sinatra soundtrack, then you have Vapiano. Forget your momma-made-the-meatball Italian restaurant chain originated with German entrepreneurs, mixing fresh Italian classics with Deutsch efficiency.   Ordering is very much like the process in the[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

Cafe Milano is not your average Italian restaurant. Opened in 1992, Cafe Milano has become like The Tombs and Tuscany’s — a place of tradition. Of course, Cafe Milano is very different from either of those restaurants. Having won “Power Spot of the Year” in the 2005 RAMMYS, the “Oscars of[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide