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Lauded Restaurant Rocks the Entree, Other Dishes Fall Flat

Lauded Restaurant Rocks the Entree, Other Dishes Fall Flat

There are several neighborhoods in Washington, D.C., that are known for their concentration of restaurants: Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and even Georgetown. Foggy Bottom, on the other hand, is a hidden gem. Given its geographic location, specifically its proximity to George Washington University, there are of course plenty of national[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
DC Hot Spot Tempts With Quality Indian Gourmet

DC Hot Spot Tempts With Quality Indian Gourmet

★★★☆☆ $$$$ Every city known for great food has a handful of restaurants that are considered “must-gos” — one cannot be labelled a foodie without trying these restaurants. In Washington, D.C., there are several such places, one of which is Rasika. Located in Penn Quarter, Rasika is famous for its[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top
Small Japanese Joint in Chinatown Manages to Impress

Small Japanese Joint in Chinatown Manages to Impress

★★★☆☆ $$$$ Us California girls love our sushi, and so the unofficial mission of my first years in Washington, D.C., is to find a great sushi place. In the spirit of this quest, I was very excited to check out the sushi in D.C.’s Chinatown. I was initially skeptical —[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink
YIWEN HUN FOR THE HOYA

The gnocchi and Gorgonzola at the Italian restaurant Pasta Mia was perfectly cooked and served with a generous amount of the restaurant’s signature, strong, rich cheese sauce.

Generous Portions and Classic Flavors Make Italian Eatery a Hit

★★★☆☆ $$$$ Pasta Mia, which has been on the corner of Columbia Road and 18th Street for more than a decade, holds a special place in the hearts of Italian cuisine lovers in Adams Morgan. This tiny restaurant owned by an Italian couple has a curiously mixed reputation: heavenly pasta[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Mediterranean Brunch Caters To Young, Urban Tastes

Mediterranean Brunch Caters To Young, Urban Tastes

★★★☆☆ $$$$ Mediterranean restaurant Urbana possessed a welcoming yet robust atmosphere that immediately set the tone for the upcoming meal. Although it was moderately populated when I arrived for Sunday brunch, my party of two was seated promptly. The menu was a nice mixture of rudimentary brunch dishes with nothing[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Elegant Restaurant Emphasizes River View and Seasonal Catches

Elegant Restaurant Emphasizes River View and Seasonal Catches

4/5 stars Located by the waterfront on K and 31st streets, Fiola Mare provides an elegant and relaxing dining experience that highlights seafood through its simple and flavorful dishes. The combination of the fresh food with the convenient location and relaxing ambiance makes Fiola a great restaurant for visitors to the Georgetown area. The window seats[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Fresh Tex-Mex Dishes Cater to Every Occasion

Fresh Tex-Mex Dishes Cater to Every Occasion

3/5 stars A tasty and satisfying culinary experience is only a GUTS bus ride away. Whether you are looking for an elegant meal with family members or a casual Tex-Mex lunch with a hungry classmate, Lauriol Plaza’s versatile atmosphere can very much fit the bill. I entered the restaurant wearing casual attire, but I[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
American Eatery Shows Promise Despite Rough Start

American Eatery Shows Promise Despite Rough Start

3/5 stars Compared to its sister — president-themed restaurant Lincoln — Teddy & the Bully Bar is very quiet. Teddy patrons are still chatty, and the Alan Popovsky-owned restaurant that pays tribute to the 26th U.S. president still exudes bright, vivacious energy. Yet, compared to Lincoln, things here are much[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Contemporary Twist on Belgian Classics Keeps Restaurant Fresh

Contemporary Twist on Belgian Classics Keeps Restaurant Fresh

4/5 stars Among DC locals and Belgian natives alike, B Too has garnered remarkable popularity for serving up traditional Belgian favorites with a contemporary twist. Located on 14th Street corridor, B Too is just one of the many culinary hotspots that have recently risen to prominence on this newly transformed[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
A Chocaholic’s Paradise Just Across M Street

A Chocaholic’s Paradise Just Across M Street

4/5 stars $$$$ Georgetown’s 33rd Street may be famous for its cupcakes, but it could just as easily be known for it’s fabulous chocolates. J. Chocolatier stands on just the other side of M Street. Look for the blackboard sign on the corner of M and 33rd that leads to the quaint, yellow townhouse covered with[Read More…]

by February 10, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide