Posts Tagged ‘Cafe Milano’

At Noelia, Pasta Meets Dancing

The new eatery Noelia Italian Kitchen, located in downtown D.C., is a study in contrasts. That's evident from the minute you step through the glass doors—the flooring and tables are done in an elegant and traditional dark wood, while the walls are encrusted with uneven, rough, gray stone with modern frosted-glass sconces embedded in the pillars. Even with minor […]

The Future 14th Street NW: D.C.’s Really Little Italy

All sorts of new food and drink options are in the works along the already bustling 14th Street corridor. These notably include a Greek concept from Graffiato chef-owner Mike Isabella, a Southeast Asian-themed eatery by Proof and Estadio’s Mark Kuller, as well as two joints by the prolific Matchbox Food Group. Among the various announced […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Rick Perry’s Pork Chops Edition

The chivito at Fast Gourmet and 39 other things you must eat or else lose all your D.C. cred [WaPo] Drew Trautmann's District Kitchen opens next week. Here's a sneak peek inside. [Washingtonian] The latest H Street grub hubbub: The Big Board will soon start serving lunch; Red Palace will soon start serving burgers. [Eater […]

Alleged Assassination Plot Puts Café Milano Back In Spotlight

Its role as the place to see and be seen may have been diminished by the rise of The Source by Wolfgang Puck. But it seems that Café Milano hasn't entirely lost the elite crowd. WaPo identifies Georgetown's Italian-themed starfucker magnet as the likely setting of an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: How Powerful Is Minibar Really?

Dishes We Dug: Maine-style lobster roll (pictured) at Luke's Lobster; baked beans with burnt ends at Hill Country; chapulines (sautéed grasshoppers) at Oyamel; fried zeppoles with rum crème anglaise at Policy. Dishes We Didn't: Slow cooked beef brisket on a potato roll at The Diner–dry enough to qualify as jerky. Venues Notably Missing From City […]

U.S. News’ Bedard Lists the Top 10 Restaurants to Spot Celebs

Paul Bedard over at U.S. News & World Report runs down the 10 restaurants where you're likely to spot what passes for celebrities in this town—lobbyists and legislators, in other words.  It's a handy list, I suppose, if you actually know what Bob Goodlatte looks like and care about where he dines. Frankly, I've eaten […]

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