Bourbon Steak at Georgetown’s Four Seasons is bidding farewell to executive chef Joe Palma next month, and expects to announce a replacement “in the near future,” according to a news release. Palma helped earn the 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW restaurant...
A pop-up “edible cookie dough confectionery” is opening in Adams Morgan this week, taking over the Rise Bakery spot at 2409 18th St. NW each evening after the bakery closes. The Cookie Jar DC will sell eight signature flavors of...
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...
Plans for the Apple Store takeover of the Carnegie Library have sailed through numerous regulatory reviews in recent weeks with hardly any objection, culminating last Thursday in approval from city preservation officials. Apple plans to begin a year of construction...
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)...
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 new taqueria is opening this week in Petworth, serving house-made Mexican dishes and drinks in a modern casual setting at 821 Upshur St. NW. Taqueria del Barrio is the first brick-and-mortar concept from chef Anna Bran-Leis, who operates the...
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...
Former U.S. Foreign Service staffer Miranda Rinaldi will trade pantsuits for aprons this fall, when she opens her own Italian cafe, Nino’s Bakery, at 1310 L St. NW. The downtown bakery, named after Rinaldi’s rescue dog Nino, was inspired by...
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...

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