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...
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...
Bread Furst owner Mark Furstenberg was the only D.C. chef to earn a competitive 2017 James Beard Foundation Award, a nationwide honor for outstanding food service, at a dinner ceremony Monday night in Chicago. He beat out bakers from New...
Chef Victor Albisu to expand Taco Bama in D.C., replace Del Campo Nearly five years after opening the award-winning South American steakhouse, Chef Victor Albisu is replacing Del Campo with two Mexican concepts. Taco Bamba, his popular counter-service taqueria, will...
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...
Former U.S. Foreign Service staffer Miranda Rinaldi will trade pantsuits for aprons this fall, when she opens her own Italian cafe, Nino’s Bakery, at 1310 L St. NW. The downtown bakery, named after Rinaldi’s rescue dog Nino, was inspired by...
A coalition representing most D.C. farmers markets has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant to provide support for low-income customers. According to a news release, the money will be used to double the purchasing power of SNAP recipients who buy...
Bourbon Steak at Georgetown’s Four Seasons is bidding farewell to executive chef Joe Palma next month, and expects to announce a replacement “in the near future,” according to a news release. Palma helped earn the 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW restaurant...
The Dog Days Sidewalk Festival returns to the U Street NW corridor for its 18th year the first weekend of August. With 100 businesses participating in interactive shopping and promotional experiences, this sidewalk sale is D.C.’s largest, according to...
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...

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