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Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

3/5 stars $$ When I lived in New York, whenever I was in the mood for something delicious, I would make the trek from Queens to Manhattan so that I could have the chance to sample the cuisines of a myriad number of distinct countries. However, some of my favorite[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Asian

Asian

Raku | 1900 Q St. NW Raku is an example of how quality need not be compromised for quick service and accessibility. Just a few steps from where the Dupont Circle GUTS bus stops, Raku offers a convenient lunch or dinner spot eve on a busy weekday. Although the menu and the presentation aren’t terribly inspired, everything[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Desserts

Desserts

Macaron Bee | 1669 Wisconsin Ave. NW Serving up sweets just as cute as its name, MacaronBee is located in an adorable yellow house on the north side of Wisconsin Avenue. This boutique, operated by a husband and wife team of bakers, sells a variety of colorful, gluten-free macarons — French confections similar in size[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Small Dishes Capture the Heart of Italy

Small Dishes Capture the Heart of Italy

Most people will acknowledge the communal nature of eating, at least in theory. But, when eating out, it often becomes apparent that despite how obvious it might seem to even the most casual eater, restaurants often fail to facilitate the communal appeal of food. Plates are often awkwardly allocated around[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Trendy Spot Serves Up Freshly-Squeezed Joy

Trendy Spot Serves Up Freshly-Squeezed Joy

4/5 stars   Now that syllabus week is over, it may be time to detox before Lau reclaims your weekday nights. Juicing has become the latest Hollywood trend. Juice bars are popping up all over the East and West Coasts, but The B Spot is not your average juice bar.[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

New Spot for a Spot of Tea

Just a stone’s throw from the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, Chinese teashop Ching Ching Cha lies lost and nestled between the busy storefronts of preppy Rugby and melodramatic Italian staple Filomena. That’s part of the appeal. Step inside and you instantly feel far away. Ching ChingCha is part shop, part tea house, so lining[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Fiola Pairs Up Perfection

Every time Hoya parents come to D.C., they are faced with the daunting task of finding a restaurant that offers delicious cuisine and suitable ambience. Due to the numerous options the District has to offer, parents and children alike often play it safe and stick to the core locales (think[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments The Guide

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
Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

If you took Leo’s Pasta Palette station and added Euro-chic furniture, ingredients like shaved fennel and a Frank Sinatra soundtrack, then you have Vapiano. Forget your momma-made-the-meatball Italian restaurant chain originated with German entrepreneurs, mixing fresh Italian classics with Deutsch efficiency.   Ordering is very much like the process in the[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Bobby’s Burgers Pile on Flavor

Bobby’s Burgers Pile on Flavor

Hey, Five Guys, you’ve been challenged to a culinary throw-down by one guy — Bobby Flay. Sink your teeth into one of the famous TV chef’s burger creations, and you’ll become a Bobby’s Burger Palace fanatic, too. Open since the beginning of the summer, Bobby’s Burger Palace joins the ranks[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide