Posts Tagged ‘hitching post’

Crime Forces Closure of Petworth’s Fusion Restaurant

After four break-ins in the past year, Fusion Restaurant owner Barry Dindyal (who also runs Hitching Post) has decided to close his six-year-old Indian spot at 4815 Georgia Ave. NW. Dindyal says the burglars, who have not yet been caught, stole or damaged more than $35,000 worth of property. They targeted the flatscreen TVs, cash register, computer […]

Live and Let Dive: Does Renovating a Beloved Bar Mean Quashing Its Charm?

There’s no reason to gloss over the many flaws of the old Hawk ‘n’ Dove, the stalwart Capitol Hill bar that closed in 2011 and reopened under new ownership two weeks ago. The original place was dark and rotting, the smell of urine persistent and legendary, the food just a cut above a frozen tray […]

Top-Flight Fried Chicken at Hershey’s in Gaithersburg

The waitress at Hershey's in Gaithersburg informs me that the restaurant's famous fried chicken is not Maryland-style, no matter what the joint's address may be. "Does that mean you deep fry your chicken?" I ask innocently. "I can't even tell you that," she responds, quick as a whip. The top-secret nature of Hershey's fried chicken […]

True Dining Guide Confessions #5: Who Flunked Out

Unless something so grosses me out or captivates me that I feel the need to single it out, like perhaps a bathroom that smells like an outhouse on a summer day in Georgia, my focus is on the plate. Good food is the reason I choose a place. Well, no, that’s a lie. I’m a […]