Posts Tagged ‘Best of D.C.’

Vote for the Best Food and Drinks (and Other Things) in D.C.

Do you have really strong feelings about D.C.'s best Bloody Mary? Or argue with your friends over the best Vietnamese restaurant? Be heard in Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. poll. We're currently accepting nominations for everything from the best coffee shop to food truck to restaurant with a view. (Plus, non-food-and-drink categories ranging from best athletic […]

Send Us Your U Street Taco Pics and Win Tickets to the Best of D.C. Fete

It's about time to get your weekend started. And Y&H has just three words for you: U Street Taco. For the uninitiated, this quintessentially D.C. sloppy drunk food consists of a Ben's Chili Bowl chili half-smoke wrapped in a jumbo slice. Watch the video below for instructions, then send your best U Street Taco photos […]

What To Eat Today: Free Bites at Carmine’s, Coq au Vin Dumplings at Pound

Tonight: City Paper hosts its "Best of DC 2012 voting party at Carmine's in Penn Quarter. Free food provided. All we ask in return is your humble opinion on the tastiest stuff in town. Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, popular cafe and wifi hotspot Pound is launching its new dinner service at 5 p.m. sharp, serving […]

Free Food! (For Your Vote) Come To City Paper‘s Best of D.C. 2012 Voting Party at Carmine’s

Yes, this is a bribe. Let us entice you with free appetizers (perhaps even including some of those hefty meatballs) and drink specials as you help us decide who will win "Best Food and Drink" honors (among more than 100 other categories) at Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. 2012 voting party at Carmine's in […]

Nostalgia Noshing By The Numbers: Ted’s Bulletin Guys Address D.C.’s Pop Tart Phenomenon

Ted's Bulletin owner Perry Smith and chef Eric Brannon sit down with Eater DC for a little Q&A, in which they address, among other things, the Barracks Row restaurant's unexpected signature item: homemade pop tarts (City Paper's 2011 pick for "D.C.'s Best Childhood Favorite Turned Modern Day Comfort Food"). Says Brannon: Originally, we didn't know […]

Proof Owner Mark Kuller Clarifies Some Riotous Comments

Mark Kuller, owner of Estadio and Proof (City Paper's pick for D.C.'s "Best Restaurant" this year), set-off a shitstorm of debate with his comments in a recent Examiner story about Friday's city-sponsored youth event in Chinatown. The quote, as it appeared in the article: "[I]t’s a mistake to have a youth engagement event in this […]

Good Food in a Gas Station? ‘How Crazy!’ Fast Gourmet’s Manuel Olivera On His Popular Pit Stop

Here's a new video of Manuel Olivera, co-owner of the popular Fast Gourmet at Lowest Best Price Gas—home of the belly-busting chivito (City Paper's 2011 pick for D.C.'s "Best Uruguayan Sandwich")—explaining the "crazy" concept of serving good food in a gas station and how the neighborhood's "collage of cultures" sets the tone for a menu […]

Good News for Midnight Snackers: D.C. Wings Haven Duffy’s Approved For Later Hours

Talk about the luck of the Irish. D.C.'s perennial chicken-wings powerhouse, Duffy's Irish Pub, has gotten its wish. Last week, the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board voted to terminate the venue's restrictive voluntary agreement with neighbors. The blog We Love DC has the scoop. Among other things, the ruling effectively allows the place to […]

Beloved Wings Hub Duffy’s Irish Pub Fights for Later Hours

It's not every day that an angry neighbor complains to city officials about the local bar closing too early. Quite the contrary. But in the case of Duffy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Young & Hungry's favorite spot for wings now four years running, nearby residents seem willing to make an exception. WRC-TV weekend anchor Craig […]

There’s GoldRush at That There Twin Springs Fruit Farm

As I was working my way through the free samples this weekend at the Takoma Park Farmers Market, I noticed some new apples at the Twin Springs Fruit Farm stand. You couldn't miss them, really. Their skins, embedded with tiny vanilla bean-like flecks, practically glowed neon yellow. I bought a couple of the GoldRush apples, […]

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