Posts Tagged ‘Food & Drink’

Photo: No Thank You

7th Street NW, August 30

Photo: Portrait With Pig’s Head

Daniel Singhofen, Chef, February 8

Photo: In the Tank

Wheaton, May 14

Photos: The Candy Shop

Tim Carman with the story, more photos after the jump

Hungry for Politics: Phil Mendelson

Phil Mendelson has been an at-large councilmember since 1998.
Favorite Restaurant: American City Diner. LL pointed out this is a political pick; ACD owner Jeffrey Gildenhorn is active in local politics. Replied Mendo, "It's a diner! You don't have an appreciation for diners!"
Power Lunch Locale: M&S Grill, at 13th and F. He gets the blue [...]

Hungry for Politics: Carrie Kohns

Carrie S. Kohns is chief of staff to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. She has been described to LL as a "definite foodie."
So Hot Right Now: "Sei, on 7th Street. Love the fish-and-chips roll."
Old Standby: "You can't go wrong with BLT [Steak]. That's an old standby. Delicious every time, great service—best steak in town, for sure." [...]

Hungry for Politics: Marion Barry

Marion Barry is Ward 8 councilmember and a former four-term mayor of the District of Columbia.
Favorite Restaurant: "Don't have one." Barry then goes on to name dozens of restaurants, past and present, that he has patronized. "Player's [Lounge, now Georgena's]—that's at the top of that list." There he favors the fish, collard greens, and candied [...]

Commonwealth Worth the (Really Long) Wait

My good friend, roommate, and I decided to check out Commonwealth, the new restaurant in Columbia Heights, last night, and though many of the menu items were unavailable, we ended up having a pretty good meal. Our server was very helpful and knowledgeable about the menu, though it was obvious the kinks with the service [...]