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Adventurous Meals Pack a Flavorful Punch

Meaning “flavors” in Sanskrit, the restaurant Rasika has no trouble living up to its name. A modern twist on traditional Indian food combined with a trendy yet inviting atmosphere will be sure to wow all. Owned and operated by restaurant tycoon Ashok Bajaj, owner of other D.C. eatery institutions including The Bombay Club, The[Read More…]

by March 22, 2012 0 comments The Guide

The Prose and Cons of Busboys and Poets

Located in the U Street Corridor, one of the most culturally rich areas of D.C., Busboys and Poets strives to serve its customers delicious meals as well as an important message. The casual vibe of Busboys, offset by a very passionate clientele, ranging from activists to tourists, gives this restaurant a[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Cozy Bistro Offers Simple, Elegant Meals

If you’re looking for a casual place to enjoy a weekend brunch, look no further than Book Hill Bistro. A converted townhouse, this spot is surprisingly spacious and the welcoming staff makes you feel as if you’re grabbing a bite to eat at a friend’s place. Its  homey feel converts[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Scrumptious Sundaes Are No Accident

Isn’t it a little fabricated that such a “happy accident,” like Serendipity 3, was purposely built in D.C.? Following its two predecessors in New York and Las Vegas, Serendipity 3 opened up on M Street last May. The original restaurant welcomed customers for the first time in 1954 in the heart[Read More…]

by February 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Shanghai-Class Dining

Shanghai-Class Dining

Tired of Mai Thai? Take a stroll up Wisconsin for Chinese at Shanghai Lounge, located at 1734 Wisconsin Ave., NW. A friend of a friend who studied abroad in China assured that its offerings are closer to what he had eaten on the mainland than those of most local Asian[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Rocklands BBQ Rocks

Once upon a college education, a man named John Snedden grilled up whole pigs for his frat house. Sneddenwent on to develop his own blend of sauces and opened up a small store in 1990. Twenty-two years later, employees at  Rocklands Barbeque still are barbecueing like it’s the first day the restaurant opened, and trust me, this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Chipotle Crushes in Battle of the Burritos

In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” However, I am almost certain that Jefferson was not thinking about Mexican restaurants. For years, M Street has played the role of battlefield between two contenders from south of[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Try, Try This American Pie

Try, Try This American Pie

When one thinks about dessert in Georgetown, the first thing that comes to mind is cupcakes. But we have enough of those. So when I heard that a pie shop opened up around the corner from my house, I was very excited. The shop is owned and run by three[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

In the spirit of D.C. Restaurant Week, let’s do as the Italians do: mangiamo! That is what my typical New Jersey Italian family does. My kitchen is overflowing with fresh bread from Marra’s, pizza from Tony’s, mozzarella from Lisa’s, and the list goes on. I’d like to say I know my Italian food[Read More…]

by January 20, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Tasty Tapas Spice It Up

Tasty Tapas Spice It Up

While Georgetown epicureans enjoy a reliable purveyor of Mediterranean cuisine in nearby Neyla, life is to short to miss an occasional venture to Dupont Circle’s Ezme, a Turkish tapas and wine bar, where the personal service and lively — yet intimate — atmosphere highlight the conviviality of tapas dining. After walking through Ezme’s nondescript entryway, the first thing[Read More…]

by January 20, 2012 0 comments The Guide