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GEORGETOWN FROM AFAR: Late-Night Bonding at Epicurean

For Georgetown students, Epicurean and Company, better known as Epi, may simply be a last resort comfort food joint to visit with friends at 2 a.m., almost always after a disappointing night out. But as someone who does not go to Georgetown, and visits Epi for scrambled eggs at breakfast[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
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Movie Review: ‘Fist Fight’

★★★★☆ Awkwardly sandwiched between winter films vying for awards and Hollywood summer blockbusters seeking large audiences are the late-winter and spring movies. Like a quarterback at a math meet, these films simply do not fit into the traditional cycle that the film industry has inadvertently created. Some of these movies[Read More…]

GOOD MUSIC
Growing as a musical artist, Detroit rapper Big Sean shows a strong desire to inspire personal growth in his listeners through his fourth studio album “I Decided.”

Album Review: ‘I Decided.’

Detroit rapper Big Sean has consistently produced music that reflects on both the demanding nature of the rap industry and his own hard work and struggle toward success. In this sense, “I Decided.,” his fourth studio album, is reminiscent of his past work. However, his latest album is unique in[Read More…]

The Return of Vinyl

The Return of Vinyl

As subscription streaming services continue to command a growing share of the global music market, the comeback of another medium is putting a new spin on how people listen to music. In Georgetown and the wider D.C. community, audiophiles are returning to the once-abandoned format of vinyl records. LPs were[Read More…]

BURGER RECORDS 
Replete with heavy guitar synthesizers, clean drumming and captivating riffs, Cherry Glazerr’s latest album “Apocalipstick” could well be classified as political punk.

Album Review: ‘Apocalipstick’

When listening to “Apocalipstick,” listeners cannot help but wonder if Cherry Glazerr had any inkling as to just how timely its Inauguration Day release would be. The album’s first single “Told You I’d Be with the Guys” is a catchy solidarity anthem with a killer hook about transitioning from a[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Guide
ON TAP: The New Emissary In Town

ON TAP: The New Emissary In Town

The third wave of coffee first emerged as a movement that conceives of this drink as a craft from bean to brew. Now that coffeehouses have embraced the third wave coffee movement and it has become all the rage, it may be hard for coffee-lovers to find these sprouting coffeehouses,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
GCDC
GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar on Pennsylvania Ave. offers vegetarians and cheese lovers a delicious and unique twist on cheesy American classics.

Restaurant Review: GCDC

1730 Pennsylvania Ave. NW | Cuisine: American |  $ A haven for vegetarians and cheese lovers on a budget, GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar offers a vast array of twists on the classic grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup. Tucked away in a nook just a block from the White House,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Jaleo

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

480 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Spanish |  $$$ Culinary innovator José Andrés strives for perfection in each of his 27 award-winning restaurants around the country and the world. Famous for his avant-garde cuisine, Andrés established Jaleo in Penn Quarter to celebrate his Spanish roots. Employing daring creativity in elevating[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Boasting alumni like Nick Kroll (COL ’01), John Mulaney (COL ’04) and Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00), the Georgetown Improv Association has long established its reputation as a comic authority in the Hoya community. For 21 years, it has provided students with gasps and laughs through its impromptu unexpected humor. On[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Jaunts in Protest America

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Jaunts in Protest America

As a hip youth in contemporary America, I am “with it.” I enjoy Kendrick Lamar. I think Chance the Rapper is a cool guy. Senator Elizabeth Warren both inspires me and makes me very hungry — though I think that second thing may be unrelated — I will look into[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide