The rapidly expanding Shaw neighborhood is now home to a Baja-Mexican bar owned by a resident of the neighborhood. Cortez, at 1905 9th St. NW, opened March 16 and features light Mexican fare with an alcohol selection that includes more...
D.C. chef and Virginia native Jonathan Dearden was recently named the East Coast champion of a nationwide cooking competition hosted by “The Chew,” a daytime cooking program on ABC. Dearden, the executive chef at the 14th Street cocktail bar “Radiator,”...
Spring Wine Fling brings deals on wine to restaurants Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced that Spring Wine Fling, the organization’s annual promotion showcasing wine programs at regional restaurants, will return March 26 and run through April 1. During the week, guests...
The owners of Duke’s Grocery and Duke’s Counter – polished British pubs located in Dupont Circle and Woodley Park – intend to open a third restaurant late next year in Foggy Bottom. The new location at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...
By Anath Hartmann With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for family and friends. But instead of the same old scarves and sweaters, why not make this year a bit different and consider...
The Heurich House Museum will hold its fifth annual Christkindlmarkt, a German-style market offering locally made crafts, on Dec. 1 through 3. More than 40 D.C.-area vendors will be present at this year’s artisan market just off Dupont Circle, selling...
After the Petworth Community Market complained that soaring parking meter fees were placing its operations in jeopardy, the D.C. Council is reviewing a bill to cap the charges billed to farmers markets. The bill — introduced by Council members Brandon...
JINYA Ramen Bar opened a new location in Logan Circle last week, bringing the national chain its second restaurant in the Washington area and the first within the District itself. Located at 1336 14th St. NW, the 4,000-square-foot restaurant covers...
Modern-American restaurant City Tap House is slated to open a second D.C. location on Monday at 1250 Connecticut Ave. NW. The 180-seat gastropub includes orange leather accents, wood paneling and a 360-degree bar, according to a news release. New menu...

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