Viewed as simultaneously delicious and unhealthy, the hamburger is synonymous with American culture. The James Beard Foundation, though, is once again challenging chefs to create a burger that is healthier and more sustainable for the planet — without sacrificing taste. The...
An application was withdrawn last month for the Five Guys restaurant expected open in early 2018 in an American University-owned shopfront at 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment rescinded the case on May 3, the same...
A new TV series showcasing the average diner’s perspective on local D.C. restaurants will be hosted by Rose Previte, owner of the renowned U Street area restaurant Compass Rose. Each episode of “Check, Please!” — which premieres this fall on...
Georgetown’s ParasolShare program has returned for a second year, bringing protection from the sun to shoppers in the commercial corridor. The Georgetown Business Improvement District initiative allows customers at more than 30 shops on or near M Street and Wisconsin...
Ingleside at Rock Creek, the senior-living retirement community in Chevy Chase, has hired former American University dining staffer Kyle Johnson as its new executive chef. Johnson brings 13 years of experience to his new position, mainly in menu development at...
By Zach Ewell, Current Correspondent Next weekend, barbecue lovers in the D.C. area will convene downtown on Pennsylvania Avenue for the 25th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, which will be fought with slabs of meat and burning grills. In the...
Custom journal maker Jenni Bick has returned to her hometown D.C. to open her first brick-and-mortar store in Dupont Circle. The new Jenni Bick Custom Journals shop celebrated its grand opening at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW last month, expanding an...
The former Doubletree at 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW in Dupont Circle reopened last month as The Darcy, offering a new restaurant and cafe and several offerings in collaboration with local businesses. The hotel boasts 226 rooms, meeting space, a...
The Fairmont Washington hotel in the West End is following up the unveiling earlier this year of its $27 million renovation with a new urban courtyard garden that opened in April. At the 2401 M St. NW hotel, a cherry...
More than 100 children descended on the Cleveland Park business district on a recent Saturday morning, eagerly awaiting buyers for the products they’d spent months devising, making and marketing. Customers who strolled through the white tents at the Acton Children’s...

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