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...
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...
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...
The Massage Envy chain opened its first D.C. franchise location last month in Tenleytown, in a 3,000-square-foot space at 4926 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The Arizona-based franchise network is the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., with...
An Oakland, Calif., favorite has made its way to D.C. This month Blue Bottle Coffee opened at 1046 Potomac St. NW in Georgetown, the first of of three stores planned in the District. The company was founded in 2002 by...
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,...
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...
Nora Pouillon, owner for nearly 40 years of Restaurant Nora in Dupont Circle, earned commendation from Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday, during her restaurant’s last night before permanently closing. Bowser teamed with Ellen Goldstein of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2D (Sheridan-Kalorama)...
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...
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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