Food & Dining

Food & Dining

08/26/2014 - 7:57pm
If you’re a fan of the CSA model, check out the Farm Bus co-founded by Mark Lilly and Suzi Miles-Lilly. Based out of Richmond, VA, they have weekly drop-off locations in Washington, DC at Eastern Market (additional sites in development) each... >>more
08/05/2014 - 10:42am
Lazy August is filled with long weekends, beach days, barbeques, golf, and, generally, great excuses for day drinking. The classic go-to tends to be light beer, and lots of it, but why bore your taste buds? It’s practically an insult to all... >>more
08/05/2014 - 10:12am
Chicken on the move First, the bad news: Looks like Barracks Row is losing Chicken Tortilla, where we occasionally pick up a crisp and juicy Peruvian-style rotisserie chicken along with black beans and rice. Good news: Chicken Tortilla is being... >>more
08/05/2014 - 9:45am
As the heat and humidity descend upon the District, many of us would like nothing more than to escape. But sometimes that’s not possible, and instead many of us outside for meals to enjoy the fresh air. Across the city, outdoor tables crowd... >>more
08/05/2014 - 9:13am
The popular Mio Restaurant in downtown DC, owned by restaurateur Manuel Iguina, recently announced the appointment of Roberto Hernandez as executive chef.  Hernandez, who has worked as a restaurant consultant and previously served as a guest... >>more
07/23/2014 - 2:23pm
Already a favorite destination in Tenleytown since 2009, owner Atul Bhola opened Masala Art’s second location yesterday in Southwest (1101 4th St SW, 202.554.1101, masalaartdc.com). A much-anticipated opening for those in the neighborhood (or... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:52am
Recently a lease was signed on 705 8th St SE (formerly Hello Cupcake) for Souk! “a contemporary spice market and boulangerie, combined with global chic retail,”  according the description released by the inventive group led by Food... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:47am
The eagerly awaited H Street Organic Market has finally opened its doors. Its produce section is extensive, with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Those with dietary restrictions will be delighted by the array of lactose- and gluten-free... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:45am
The Pursuit (1421 H Street NE, http://www.thepursuitwinebar.com/) has filled the void let on H Stret when Sova closed its doors last year. With more than 50 wines available by the glass they appear well equipped to handle the task. The bar also... >>more
07/09/2014 - 10:53am
Are you a devotee of the fantastic croissants and pastries available at the H Street NE FRESHFARM Market? If so, you’ll be thrilled to know that Frenchie’s (http://www.frenchiesdc.com) baked goods will be available at Maketto (1351 H... >>more
07/09/2014 - 10:52am
Due to popular demand, Hank’s Oyster Bar, 633 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, now serves lunch daily, including on weekends. The menu is the same, with seasonal specials, all seven days. www.hanksoysterbar.com >>more
07/06/2014 - 2:29pm
DCanter, 545 8th St. SE, is presenting a South African wine survey July 9 from 7 to 8 p.m. The $35 per person admission includes samples of six varieties, served with artisan cheeses and discounts on bottles you wish to purchase. If you have not... >>more
07/06/2014 - 2:28pm
Coming soon to Barracks Row is District Doughnut, at 749 Eighth St. SE. Look for the confectionary sometime this month, we hope. Folks got a sweet preview at the Second Annual DC Donut Crawl last month. Could doughnuts be the “new”... >>more
07/02/2014 - 4:06pm
  July 4 at Ambar Independence Day means fireworks, parades, cookouts and American history. Among Capitol Hill haunts marking our nation’s 238th birthday is Barracks Row’s Ambar. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 4, Ambar is serving... >>more
07/01/2014 - 12:25pm
The bright citrus bite, the refreshing fruit, the light floral aromas, the sunshine and lime colors in the glass; everything about Sauvignon Blanc sings of summer. From the cool, minerally, Semillon-blended whites of Bordeaux to the mouthwatering... >>more