Author Archive for Quinn Kelley

Where to Get Your Margarita On for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo doesn’t enjoy national holiday status in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean May 5 doesn’t warrant skipping out of work early for a festive drink or two. There are even some Mexican-style weekend deals, so waiting for “cinco” to celebrate isn’t necessary. Here are the best spots to get your discounted burritos, […]

Bill Cosby Helps Open Arlington’s Ben’s Chili Bowl

Throngs of D.C.-area residents ventured to a Rosslyn strip mall today in the hopes of seeing Bill Cosby. A few actually managed it. The comedic legend and longtime Ben’s Chili Bowl supporter was there to cut the ribbon at the restaurant’s new location—only the second free-standing one to open in more than 55 years. The […]

Where to Eat Beaver Next Week

John Snedden knows muskrat is a tough sell to diners, but that's not stopping him from turning them into a stew. “That’s something they’ve never seen on the dinner table,” he says. The owner of Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company brings “Grills Gone Wild” back to all four of its Washington-area restaurants next week to kick […]

Six Bottomless Brunch Bargains

Bottomless brunches may be a time-tested method for forestalling a weekend’s inevitable hangover via the ingestion of rubbery eggs Benedict and watery mimosas. Luckily, a handful of local brunch haunts offer all-you-can-eat or -drink menus that are both palatable and reasonably priced. This weekend, skip the $40-plus food-as-an-afterthought spots, and get a decent midday buzz […]