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Summertime in DC

Summertime in DC

Museums and Exhibits Across the District Concerts and Festivals: Editor’s Picks A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near D.C. FILM Upcoming Movie Releases Best Summer Movies Movies Turning 10! FOOD Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in D.C. Hottest D.C. Summer Eats MUSIC Recent Album Releases Upcoming Releases guide’s Summer[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
BAKE MY DAY: Don’t Kale My Vibe

BAKE MY DAY: Don’t Kale My Vibe

Kale has a variety of different uses beyond the simple salad. In fact, this leafy green exists in such abundance in Washington, D.C. that a kale diet is possible anywhere in the city. This week, I am featuring my seven-day “complete kale cleanse.” For those worried about the variety of[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
COURTESY ELEVATE

Elevate’s off-campus meal provides Georgetown students an alternative to current campus dining plans offered by the university.

Off-Campus Meal Plan Launches

Elevate, a startup founded by two graduates from the University of Virginia, is offering an alternative meal plan that allows students to receive meals from a variety of restaurants off-campus the at the start of this spring semester. UVA graduates Josh Cohen and Seth Kramer founded Elevate during their time[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 1 comment Business, Business - Top

Best Restaurants in Georgetown and DC

QUICK MEALS IN GEORGETOWN If you are in a rush or just want a quick bite, there are quite a few fast, casual spots not too far from campus. Wisemiller’s Grocery & Deli – better known as Wisey’s – is a favorite among students. Classic sandwiches include the Chicken Madness[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 1 comment Features, Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Ali Rehman The hoya 
Leaders from  four D.C. restaurants sat on a panel in Fisher Colloquium on Wednesday  to share their experiences of working in the restaurant industry.

Restauranteurs Share Expertise

Industry leaders from four casual D.C. restaurants sat on a panel in Fisher Colloquium, a lecture hall in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, last Wednesday to share their experiences working for the hospitality, customer service and restaurant industries. The event, titled “The ‘Four Fathers’ of Casual Dining,” was hosted by[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
COURTESY BLUECART
In July 2014, BlueCart co-founders, Jagmohan Bansal (GRD ’11) and Konstantin Zvereff (GRD ’11) launched an app that allows restaurants and vendors to place and manage orders more efficiently.

Startup Transforms Restaurant-Vendor Interactions

Two Georgetown University alumni have created a free online and mobile app called BlueCart that aims to revolutionize the way that restaurants and vendors interact. Jagmohan Bansal (GRD ’11) and Konstantin Zvereff (GRD ’11) launched BlueCart in July 2014to make interactions between suppliers and restaurants more efficient by helping restaurants[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESTY CHERIAN THOMAS
Spotluck co-founders Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler hope to promote business at  local restaurants by offering discounts to customers based on a special algorithm that changes based on demand.

Startup Offers New Way to Dine Locally

When Jack Segelstein (COL ’18) goes out to eat with friends in Georgetown, his group sometimes encounters a dilemma. “A lot of the time we just can’t agree on what we want to eat,” Segelstein said. To help solve this problem, Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler created Spotluck,[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Justin Schuble takes a photo outside of P.F. Chang’s as part of a promotion for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Schuble’s Instagram page @DCFoodPord ammassed more than 55,000 followers in just two years.

Student Caters to DC Foodies on Instagram

Justin Schuble (MSB ’17) never planned to become “Insta-famous.” His Instagram account — @DCFoodPorn — has over 56,000 followers and has been featured in Thrillist, USA Today College, Huffington Post, Elite Daily and Yahoo News. The account’s more than 1,000 posts feature colorful macaroons, cheesy burgers and decadent s’mores pancakes[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
Georgetown Business Improvement District discussed the neighborhood’s shift from restaurants to chain retailers at its November meeting.

M Street Restaurants Lose Out to Retail

Restaurants have historically colored the history of the Georgetown neighborhood: John F. Kennedy proposed to Jackie in Martin’s Tavern, and Barack took Michelle out for a birthday dinner at Café Milano. However, the recent rise of retail stores over the last decade has forced Georgetown’s traditional restaurant scene to take[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Startup Targets Restaurants

Startup Targets Restaurants

A successful startup company will identify both a daily problem and the solution — and that’s exactly what Improvonia, an app created by Georgetown MBA alumni Konstantin Zvereff-Akiiki (GRD ’11) and Jagmohal Bansal (GRD ’11), has done for the restaurant industry. Streamlining the ordering process with electronic ordering sheets for[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top