Author Archive for Stephanie Meyer

Due Ristorante: Sorriso Clan To Open Cafe Sorriso in 2012

The family behind Cleveland Park's homey Italian eatery Sorriso is expanding its tasty offerings to nearby Woodley Park with a new project: Cafe Sorriso on Calvert Street NW. Isabella Polles, daughter of Sorriso patriarch Pietro Polles, will manage the new restaurant alongside her brother, Stefano Polles. After years of taking their cues from Papa Polles—occasional […]

Return of the Tune Inn: Same Look, Same PBR, Just Fewer Deer Butts

Lisa Nardelli, third-generation owner of Capitol Hill's storied Tune Inn, has done her best to restore the fire-ravaged bar as closely to its original state as possible—save for a few unfortunate deer butts. The popular 64-year-old watering hole is expected to reopen on Friday, provided it gets the green light from city inspectors. Part of […]

Just How Fresh Are McDonald’s New ‘Fresh Cut’ Happy Meal Apples?

You know the old saying about eating an apple daily and its purported powers as preventative medicine. This seems to be the idea behind McDonald's revamped Happy Meals, unveiled with some fanfare at D.C.-area locations on Friday. The kiddie-sized burger-and-fries combo now comes with a quarter cup of "fresh cut orchard grown" apple slices in […]