“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...
Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...
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...
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   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...
A planned Georgetown commercial building that won zoning and design approval two years ago continues to remain in limbo as no tenants have yet signed a lease for the project. Currently the site of a surface parking lot, the property...
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...
The Italian gourmet shop Via Umbria in Georgetown has hired Liam LaCivita as its new executive chef. LaCivita closed Bar Civita, his Italian restaurant in Woodley Park, at the end of July to assume the new position. “Via Umbria’s owners,...
Becky Waddell, owner of a new Georgetown wellness shop, didn’t arrive in D.C. to pursue a wellness brand. Waddell’s first career was nuclear waste management, but after moving to the city and taking a policy job four years ago,...
The newest fixture at Cleveland Park’s Cathedral Commons complex, Silver, falls somewhere between Parisian bistro and all-American diner, serving classic comfort food and exotic small plates from breakfast until late. The “new American brasserie” opened at 3404 Wisconsin Ave. NW...

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