By: Alexandra Greeley Busy Wisconsin Avenue, which is near the National Cathedral, is a restaurant hotspot with many cuisines that beckon. For seafood lovers—well, for anyone who yearns for top-notch seafood (besides oysters) and assorted meat-and-veggie offerings—the go-to destination is...
D.C. law prohibits any new strip club licenses from being issued — but that won’t stop a new club from opening downtown at 1720 I St. NW, two blocks from the White House. The owners of Effigy — which they...
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...
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...
The Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern has selected Daniel Hoefler as its new chef de cuisine, according to a news release. Hoefler has worked for 16 years in restaurants throughout Berlin, Dubai and Chicago. At the Blue Duck Tavern, located in...
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 new bar, restaurant and hookah club Vivid Lounge opened in the U Street corridor in May. Owners Henok Melkie and Omar Yusuf chose the second and third floors of the building at 1334 U St. NW because of the...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...
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...
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...

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