Summer Restaurant Week will return Aug. 14 through 20, with 250 restaurants in the greater Washington area offering fixed-price, multi-course meals. Participating eateries will offer $35 dinner and $22 brunch and lunch menus. This year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, which...
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...
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...
Georgetown Park was geared up for March Madness with the launch of Church Hall and an art installation that pays tribute to Georgetown Hoyas basketball legends. The two-panel, large-scale installation was created by acclaimed artist Elliot Gerard and installed by...
The city’s first restaurant with a certified tobacconist, Bourbon Steak at the Four Seasons Hotel, rolled out a new “Sip & Smoke” menu this week. Cigar expert Mason Foster, who earned his certification through Tobacconist University of Princeton, N.J., is...
When Thoi Van Nguyen and Ngoc Anh Tran fled the Vietnam War and arrived in the nation’s capital in 1979, they were hopeful. The married couple didn’t speak English, and had no family or friends nearby — but they...
“Top Chef” star Brian Hill is bringing his talent for cooking back to his hometown, with Chef Brian’s Comfort Kitchen due to open Thursday. Located downtown in the Golden Triangle, the restaurant will offer classic American cuisine with Caribbean...
The fast-casual sushi restaurant Yobi — currently known as RollsByU at its locations in Arlington and Foggy Bottom — will open in Tenleytown next month, co-owner Nesrin Abaza told The Current this week. The eatery, which offers sushi rolls and...
WETA TV will present “Neighborhood Eats” at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, showing off “culinary highlights” of Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Capitol Hill and Anacostia, according to a release. In Dupont, the 30-minute show will look at Hank’s Oyster Bar, DGS...
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...

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