Food & Dining

Food & Dining

04/16/2014 - 9:38am
You’re bound to be out and about over the weekend taking in the great spring weather and blooms – and if you’re looking for a new place to re-caffeinate and have a quick bite, try Uprising Muffin Company.  Donnie Simpson, Jr.... >>more
04/15/2014 - 8:51am
On Thursday, April 24th, diners across the Washington metro region will join hundreds of thousands of others from across North America to stand up against HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by sitting down at restaurants... >>more
04/07/2014 - 11:45am
Even with temperatures only just starting to creep over 50 degrees, everybody is getting ready for spring. Buds are forming on trees, people are taking any excuse to wear shorts, and Green Hat is about to release its spring/summer gin. At Schneider... >>more
04/07/2014 - 11:12am
If you follow an urban cul de sac off the 1300 block of Maryland Avenue in Southwest and enter the grand expanse of the Mandarin Oriental, you’ll find one of the District’s culinary gems in CityZen. With chef Eric Ziebold at the helm,... >>more
04/07/2014 - 10:43am
After the relentless winter that wouldn’t quit, it looks like spring is finally here. We managed to escape some of Washington’s ice, snow, and brutal temperatures by heading south to Florida. Now we’re B-A-C-K, tanned, rested, and... >>more
04/07/2014 - 9:11am
There’s nothing more common than the burger in American cuisine, yet it’s surprising how few are really outstanding. If you want to know how to turn out the perfect burger, hang out at Big Board, a popular corner joint on H Street, where... >>more
03/31/2014 - 12:00pm
You have a chance to learn from the talented Spike Mendelsohn at Hill Center on April 19th at 11 am when he will share some of his favorite Vietnamese recipes. This Capitol Hill restaurateur (Good Stuff Eatery, Béarnaise and We, The Pizza)... >>more
03/28/2014 - 9:25am
There are several similarities that unite the two cities of New Orleans and Washington DC; passionate football fans, historic importance and a love for great beer. The most importance difference between these two great cities, however, is the... >>more
03/20/2014 - 11:29am
On the evening of March 18, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced finalists for the 2014 Rammy Awards in front of the region’s industry professionals at the Hamilton in downtown DC.  Capitol Hill residents... >>more
03/15/2014 - 10:16pm
If you haven’t fallen in love with Paul Lowe by page three of his debut cookbook, Sweet Paul Eat & Make (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30), then I seriously question your humanity. Working in the same exuberantly simple style that graced... >>more
03/05/2014 - 11:48am
“Mountainous terrain, volcanic soils, innumerable microclimates, and an ancient culture of winemaking influenced by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans make Italy the most diverse country in the world of wine.” This synopsis of Ian D'... >>more
03/05/2014 - 11:18am
With winter nearly at an end, it’s time for spring shopping. While you may be getting excited about sun dresses and sandals, the closet I’m changing over is the pantry, not my wardrobe. As spring’s first warm days arrive it’s... >>more
03/05/2014 - 10:48am
What if you could have comfort food that wasn’t overly familiar?  What if you could have a sophisticated meal that wasn’t intimidating and didn’t require a menu translator?  Relax, it’s done and it’s nearby.... >>more
02/27/2014 - 5:07pm
I came down with the most terrible bout of spring fever after reading through Georgia Pellegrini’s newest release, Modern Pioneering (Clarkson Potter, $24). The many gardening techniques, fresh recipes, and creative gift and entertaining ideas... >>more
02/22/2014 - 9:52am
Peter and Manelle Martino announced today the opening of their seventh area tea boutique, Capital Teas, in early April at 731 Eighth St. SE. Other locations are in Annapolis, Bethesda (both Wildwood and Bethesda Row), Fairfax, Dupont Circle and... >>more