Author Archive for Raphaella Baek

Amsterdam Falafelshop Adds Falafel Bowls and Beer at New 14th Street NW Location

Amsterdam Falafelshop is opening its second D.C. location on 14th Street NW this weekend. With an updated menu and three times the seating space as the chain's original Adams Morgan restaurant, the franchise's newest post is a bigger, shinier follow-up to its predecessor. In addition to the falafel and toppings offered at the original Amsterdam Falafelshop […]

The Carolina Kitchen Opens Tonight

The Carolina Kitchen opens its first D.C. location today on Rhode Island Row in Brentwood. The restaurant, which also has locations in Largo and Hyattsville, is known for traditional Southern dishes like barbecue ribs and smothered fried chicken. But as owner Lance London explains it: “I took low-country cooking—Southern cuisine, if you will—and I infused it […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Like You’ve Given Up on Love and Life

You could spend Valentine’s Day longingly and/or angrily looking at all the cheesy couple photos popping up on your social media feeds, OR you could go celebrate your love of finger foods and booze at Open City. Tonight’s special Anti-Valentine’s Day menu is “an ode to the food that you’d never eat on a date,” […]

Get Your Gourmet Dirty-Water Dogs and Corn Dogs at Roofers Union Tonight

The group behind Cleveland Park’s Ripple officially opens Roofers Union in the Reef’s former space tonight. The restaurant will showcase Ripple chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley’s take on everyday, casual foods, like cipollini onions rings, bratwurst, and andouille corn dogs. Unlike its more upscale sister restaurant, Roofers Union will offer a fairly constant menu at lower prices, with dishes […]

Where to Eat and Drink Like a Champ During the Sochi Olympics

As the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics kick off today, so do the food and drink deals. A number of bars and restaurants are offering Olympic-themed cocktails, extended happy hours, and discounts for patrons sporting red, white, and blue. If you know of any other specials, email us at FREE (AND DISCOUNTED) FOOD AND DRINKS […]

Ted’s Bulletin Opens Reston Location Today

You can now enjoy homemade pop-tarts and peanut butter bacon burgers in Virginia: Ted’s Bulletin opens a new outpost today in Reston. The new location has the same menu as the restaurant's two D.C. locations, which serves a variety of American comfort foods, like the “walk of shame” burrito loaded with skirt steak, scrambled eggs, […]