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LETENA
In Letena’s fast-casual environment, where fresh ingredients are combined with healthy cooking methods, the quality of its Ethiopian dishes remains a priority.

Restaurant Review: Letena

★★★★☆ 3100 14th St. N.W. | Cuisine: Ethiopian |  $ Rich Ethiopian flavors are worth the trek to Letena Ethiopian Restaurant, a no-frills eatery in the commercial area of Columbia Heights, Washington, D.C. Thick, flavorful stews, tibs — grilled or stir-fried meat — and coffee are staples at the Zagat-rated[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
ALEXANDRA BRUNJES/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Tredici Enoteca

2033 M St. NW | Cuisine: Mediterranean |  $$ | ★★★★☆ Within walking distance of Dupont Circle and seamlessly integrated into the lobby of the St. Gregory Hotel, Tredici Enoteca offers tasty but healthy Mediterranean fare at a surprisingly affordable price. Owned and operated by the Zavino Hospitality Group, the restaurant[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide, Uncategorized
DANI GUERRERO/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Carmine’s

425 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Italian American | $$$ | ★★★☆☆ Tourists strolling around D.C. can restore their energies at Carmine’s, Penn Quarter’s largest restaurant. The family-style eatery comprises over 20,000 square feet and includes nine private rooms, with room for more than 700 diners. The late restaurateur Arthur Cutler[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
NAZCA MOCHICA 
Nazca Mochica offers its diners an engaging atmosphere with an intriguing layout and attentive staff, contributing to a unique Peruvian dining experience.

A Peek Into a Peruvian Palette

★★★★☆ The latest addition to Washington, D.C.’s wide array of ethnic eateries, Nazca Mochica is conveniently located just two blocks from Dupont Circle on P Street, specializing in a contemporary version of authentic Peruvian fare. Serving a selection of dishes rooted in Peruvian cuisine with a modern twist, the restaurant[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
DEDE HELDFOND FOR THE HOYA

The ever-trendy, minimalist Maketto combines an upscale ramen eatery with a men’s apparel store, a sneaker shop and a yoga studio all in a fun, popular dining atmosphere.

Redefining ‘Restaurant’

★★★★☆ If you’re looking for an incredibly memorable experience, you don’t have to venture far beyond the front gates. Recently named one of Eater’s 21 Best New Restaurants in America, Maketto is so much more than just a good meal. It is, simply put, one of the coolest places in[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ELEANOR TOLF FOR THE HOYA

At Prequel, chefs are given a chance to showcase their products before expanding to a restaurant of their own in a pop-up restaurant.

A Trip to DC’s First ‘Restaurant Incubator’

★★★★☆ It’s like eating in a real-life shark tank. No, not the aquarium full of vicious predators. I’m talking about that ABC show about entrepreneurship that has found an unexpected but loyal following throughout the country. Restaurants in big cities are always on a cycle, often opening up shop for[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ALEX PRIOR FOR THE HOYA

Restaurant Nora offers an elegant and sophisticated dining experience for those willing to pay a little extra for a quality meal with exotic flavors and elaborate composition.

Organic Elegance With a Price

★★★★☆ When your parents are in town and you’re looking to be treated to some fresh, organic and extremely pricey food after weeks of Leo’s chicken fingers, venture just outside of the Georgetown area to Restaurant Nora, which opened in 1979 as the the first certified organic restaurant in the[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
JANE MIKUS FOR THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Barcelona

★★★★☆ For the ambitious and hungry adventurer in D.C., Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar on 14th Street offers a bold taste of Spain. Although it is a chain with locations in Connecticut, Georgia and Massachusetts, this elegant dining establishment feels far from commercialized. The constantly changing menu and daring combinations[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
BRIAN DAVIA FOR THE HOYA 
Curry and pie are on full display at the aptly named Curry & Pie, which opened this month in the space formerly occupied by student favorite Eat & Joy.

Simple Standards at Curry & Pie

★★★★☆ Curry & Pie, which replaced late-night student hangout Eat & Joy, presents a modern take on the flavors of Indian cuisine. The restaurant, which opened this month, primarily serves authentic curries and innovative pizza pies. The eatery’s attempt to master Indian fusion is promising and sure to attract hungry[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
DIANA HELDFOND/THE HOYA 
Garrison’s farm-to-table ethos brings diners a meal packed with flavor and fresh tastes. Dishes are seasonal and varied, offering a variety of choices for vegetarians and meat-lovers alike.

Cuisine Spices up Logan Circle

★★★★☆ $$$$ Eighth Street’s newest restaurant, Garrison, may be good enough to pose competition for neighbor and longtime favorite Rose’s Luxury. Rob Weland, a well-known D.C. restaurateur and chef, opened the doors to this chic eatery on Barracks Row in July. He chose the name Garrison because of the restaurant’s[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide