Most of us know a Thai restaurant’s menu by heart. DCers who love their spicy Larb Gai and Pad See Ew likely have a go-to Thai place that delivers.  But that shouldn’t be Thai Chef in Dupont Circle (1712...
by Alexandra Greeley Casual restaurants with informal—and price-conscious—menus draw in big mealtime crowds. Among these “must” destinations is the recently opened The Berliner on Water St., facing the Potomac. This Georgetown eatery is off the beaten path. Management chose a location...
After an extensive two-month renovation, Nando’s PERi-PERi’s double grills and popular chicken meals are back in Dupont Circle. With a decade of operation in its 1210 18th Street NW location under its belt, the restaurant was due for a revamp, now...
by Sophie Mindes  On a cold day, the wood-burning oven of Dupont Circle’s Pizzeria Paradiso offers a warm respite. Bustling with patrons of all kinds — from 20-somethings sipping craft beers to a pair of white-haired men sharing a 12-inch...
By: Carlo Massimo One of the hardest parts of running a restaurant is striking the right balances: cost to price, lunch menu to dinner menu, tradition to innovation. Designing a kid-friendly restaurant with the kind of sophisticated menu that you...
By: Kate Michael The Washington National Cathedral was lit — literally — in splashes of rainbow spotlight for the 7th annual Chefs for Equality last night. “Deliciously Defiant” according to the invitation, is the sold out event that featured the...
By: Alexandra Greeley Puzzling over the translation of the restaurant name Et Voilà! (5120 MacArthur Blvd., NW)? The Palisades bistro, popular for its exquisite Belgian-French food, beckons patrons with its hip name: “there we are.” Well, actually, here we are,...
By: Alexandra Greeley Weekend brunches are the end game for all foodies, especially the hip millennials. What better time to meet, greet, and eat? And perhaps one of the most popular must-go places is Georgetown’s El Centro D.F. (1218 Wisconsin...
By: Alexandra Greeley   For all those devout foodies who have lived in the D.C. for years, chef Ris Lacoste will be a familiar kitchen name. She's known for preparing innovative American dishes that are often flavored with ethnic undertones. Because of her...
By: Alexandra Greeley Busy Wisconsin Avenue, which is near the National Cathedral, is a restaurant hotspot with many cuisines that beckon. For seafood lovers—well, for anyone who yearns for top-notch seafood (besides oysters) and assorted meat-and-veggie offerings—the go-to destination is...

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