Posts Tagged ‘Doi Moi’

What It’s Like Dining Out With Extreme Allergies and Dietary Restrictions

People are now more comfortable bringing their dietary restrictions to the attention of the restaurant. And restaurants, for their part, are doing far more to accommodate them.

Where to Warm Up With Khao Soi

This Thai curry and egg noodle dish is the perfect antidote to cold weather.

Is Charging for Restaurant Reservations a Good Idea?

Table8 will give diners last minute reservations at hot restaurants—for a fee.

Restaurateur Mark Kuller Has Died

The tax lawyer-turned-restaurateur owned Proof, Estadio, and Doi Moi.

Gut Reaction: Try the New Traditional Thai Menu at Tsunami Sushi

It's way better than its sister restaurant, Thai Tanic.

Where to Avoid Restaurant Week

While Restaurant Week inspires a frenzy of reservation snatching from delighted deal-seekers, there are also plenty of diners who would prefer to stay as far away as possible from the crowded dining rooms and limited menus. Fortunately, Restaurant Week can also be a quieter time to visit otherwise packed places that aren't participating in the promotion. Here are 15 Y&H-approved […]

Three Unexpected Places for Must-Try Soft-Serve

Some of the best soft-serve in D.C. isn't found at places that specialize in frozen treats. A few top D.C. chefs are putting their own flourishes on the summertime staple with flavors like rose water and toppings like wasabi peas. Here are three restaurants where you'll want to stay for dessert. Daikaya 705 6th St. […]

Three Sophisticated Piña Coladas You Should Try

Piña coladas are more often appreciated by Banana Boat–slathered sun seekers than serious cocktail connoisseurs. That’s a shame, says DGS Delicatessen Beverage Director Brian Zipin, because “the piña colada along with the Mai Tai are the two greatest drinks in the world, in my opinion—except for Manhattans.” Zipin and a number of other top bartenders […]

The Hungries: The Best and Worst of D.C. Restaurants in 2013

During the second week of May, four new restaurants opened up on 14th Street NW—the same number that debuted in the same corridor all of last year. Which pretty much tells you everything you need to know about 2013: It seemed hardly a day went by that D.C. didn’t see another new bar, restaurant, market, […]

D.C.’s Best Kitchen Counter Seats

Most diners eat out to get away from the kitchen, but at a handful of local restaurants, stoveside is where you’ll find the best, most exclusive seats in the house. Which should be obvious: Watching a top-tier chef prepare your meal can be like seeing a magician reveal his trick. Just don’t be shy: “We […]

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