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Takin’ Jamaican to the Next Level

When people think of food in D.C., they typically don’t think of Caribbean cuisine — Ethiopian and American, perhaps, but definitely not Jamaican. I myself am Jamaican, and grew up with a patty shop around the corner and hardo bread always within reach. Looking for a little bit of home in D.C., I craved[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Although its name may suggest otherwise, the Blue Duck Tavern is a truly upscale eatery. Located in Foggy Bottom, this budget-buster is worth the splurge for a special occasion. The wait staff reflects the high-end nature of the restaurant; the waiters were very helpful and eager to elaborate on the[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Ripples of Water Necessary to Wash Down Unsatisfying Meal

Located across from the historic Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park, Ripple aims to please trendy, green-minded foodies. The eatery, run by Executive Chef Logan Cox, is divided in two, with one side dedicated to snacking on a large selection of cheeses and meats and the other reserved for dining on[Read More…]

by October 19, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

Looking for somewhere to go when your family is in town? Want to venture outside of the Georgetown bubble? If you are exploring the monuments or Capitol Hill, Potenza is a great place to dine. Located just two blocks from the White House, on the corner of 15th and H[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Hip Late-Night Spot Gives Tuscany A Run for Its Money

Hip Late-Night Spot Gives Tuscany A Run for Its Money

Tired of gorging on the same old Tuscany pizza every Friday night? If you find yourself in Adams Morgan this weekend, or are simply feeling a bit more adventurous, a more refined late-night experience awaits you at Cashion’s Eat Place. Located at 1819 Columbia Rd., just off 18th Street, the[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
The Restaurant May Be Piccolo, but the Food Is a Big Delight

The Restaurant May Be Piccolo, but the Food Is a Big Delight

In America, Italian cuisine is well-known, well-appreciated and, well, delicious. And Ristorante Piccolo is no disappointment. The name means “small restaurant,” and accordingly, Piccolo is a little but charming Italian restaurant, perfect for a lovely night out. Located at 1068 31st St., it can be found right past Moby Dick’s[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Life After Tackle Box

Life After Tackle Box

Mourning the loss of Tacklebox to Wednesday’s fire? While the favorite local seafood shack, along with its more upscale sister restaurant Hook, will be closed indefinitely, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fresh seafood this summer. To cope with the loss (and combat any tilapia taco cravings in the meantime,)[Read More…]

by July 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide
You’ll Want to Visit This Trendy Gastropub Again

You’ll Want to Visit This Trendy Gastropub Again

For my second visit to Againn, a downtown gastropub now known for its contemporary spin on British and Irish fare, the backdrop was a little different. I wasn’t with my parents, a pair of Irish restaurateurs who, on our February visit, digested the atmosphere and menu at Againn as part[Read More…]

by June 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide, Uncategorized
Have a Break and a Snack at DC’s New Shake Shack

Have a Break and a Snack at DC’s New Shake Shack

  With barbeque season in full swing you can’t walk around on a given Saturday in Georgetown without picking up a whiff of something delicious grilling. No grill? No fear if you feel like taking a quick Metro jaunt up to Dupont Circle to try out what Manhattan-based chain Shake[Read More…]

by June 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide
What a Catch!

What a Catch!

Don’t read this review if you’re on a diet; there isn’t much in the way of healthy alternatives here. Don’t read this review if you’re on a budget; there isn’t anything cheap here. However, if you’re willing to spend your hard-earned cash to forego Leo’s dinner for a night and[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide