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MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Waterfront

Recently renovated to be a D.C. destination, the Waterfront in the southwest quadrant is far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life in the center of the city. Close to Fort McNair, a United States Army post, the area is home to theaters and a variety of restaurants.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
CAITLIN DESANTIS/THE HOYA

Behind the Bar

Boris Viktorovich As a recent college graduate, Boris Viktorovich is making his mark on the D.C. bar scene. Working at hot spots such as Bandolero in Georgetown and Range in Friendship Heights, Viktorovich has developed his own approach to craft cocktails.  Now seen behind the counter at Mike Isabella’s 14th[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
CHRIS BIEN/THE HOYA

A Taste of France

While studying abroad in France, I unsurprisingly spent a lot of time thinking about food. Sometimes I was trying to figure out ways I’d be able to bring some of my new French favorites home with me, and at other times I was trying to adapt my American favorites to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
FLICKR

Rosslyn

Rosslyn is a familiar area for most Georgetown students, but many might not know the delicious treasures hidden between its skyscrapers and beyond the GUTS bus stop.   Choupi 1218 19th St. N, Arlington, Va., 22209 0.3 miles from Metro stop French | $$$$ Don’t let Choupi deceive you. Although it’s a food truck that is only[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Affordable French Fare Worth the Indulgence

Affordable French Fare Worth the Indulgence

4/5 stars $$ Next time you’re in Dupont Circle and craving a good meal, stop by Bistrot du Coin on Connecticut Avenue. The classic French and Belgian food will hit the spot without breaking your budget. The intimate atmosphere of this local cafe is incredibly inviting, and even though the service is a little[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Country-Inspired Dishes Draw on Unexpected Flavors

Country-Inspired Dishes Draw on Unexpected Flavors

By Zach Gordon Hoya Staff Writer Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 3.5/5 stars $$$ When heading to brunch before an afternoon at theNewseum, my friend and I ventured out to Penn Quarter to the new American restaurant Cedar. Inspired by rustic farmhouse food, Cedar blends new American[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Hoya Court Launches Mediocre Alternatives

Hoya Court Launches Mediocre Alternatives

By Emily Manbeck Hoya Staff Writer Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 Those who know me well know that I love fast food. Greasy, healthy, sweet, you name it — if there’s a line to a cash register or drive-through window, I’ll be in it, waiting for quick,[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Late-Night Bites

Late-Night Bites

George’s 1205 28th St. NW $$$$ A quaint location on 28th Street, George’s King of Falafel and Cheese-steak is a great place to stop in at any time of the day, but with its Thursday-to-Saturday hours extending until 4 a.m., it is the ideal place to be for Mediterranean food in the late hours[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Desserts

Desserts

Pitango 1451 P St. NW $$$$ Sourcing ingredients from family farms, the product atPitango Gelato is not your average ice cream. Traditional flavors like gianduja (chocolate hazelnut), stracciatella(vanilla with chocolate chips) and pistachio keep customers flowing through the doors, although crema is a must-try. New flavors, like black tea, constantly appear on the menu. Try the affogato:[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Dive Bars

Dive Bars

Red Derby 3718 14th St. NW $$$$ Tucked away in Columbia Heights, Red Derby is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. Marked only by the red hat painted above its door, this restaurant-bar is notable for its cheap beer (cans only) and great happy hour, where every drink is[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide