Restaurants are carving Spanish ham, grinding and brewing coffee, and mixing cocktails at the diner’s side.
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The snow may keep you from work or school, but from the bar? Never. Behold, your snow day food and drink specials below. Know of other deals? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alba Osteria If at least 4 inches of snow accumulate in D.C. by 5 p.m., the restaurant will offer a bottomless dinner for $35 per person. […]
While José Andrés' new line of Spanish food products was supposed to officially debut in Whole Foods last week, many of the stores have been slow to actually stock the stuff on their shelves. But as they do, here's an incentive to pick up some Andrés-stamped sherry vinegar and sardines: free tapas at Jaleo. All […]
In case you didn't hear, Mayor Vince Gray officially proclaimed yesterday Clyde's of Georgetown Day in honor of the restaurant's 50th anniversary. But Clyde's is far from the only restaurant to have its own D.C. government-recognized day. It turns out it's pretty easy to get an official proclamation.
Vendors at the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM farmers’ market like to call Thursday afternoons “chefs on parade.” Each week, a steady stream of white coat-clad chefs from nearby restaurants shop alongside tourists and office workers to pick up orders and seek inspiration from seasonal vegetation. On a recent Thursday, I got nosy and stopped a few […]
Two frequent gripes plague small plate restaurants: 1) The prices 2) servers telling you how many dishes you should order per person. The number is often too large, and consequently, the final tab is often too much. I called up six tapas-style restaurants to see how many dishes they recommend for dinner, then stacked up […]
White House assistant chef Sam Kass is standing to my left at the 20th anniversary celebration for Jaleo. To my right is a guy in a suit with an earpiece. Is he guarding one of the many ambassadors circulating the honeycomb-ceilinged dining room? Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor? Virginia Sen. Mark Warner? Or perhaps the […]
In 2012, Washingtonians finally got a bunch of things that have been on our food and drink wish lists for years. After more than a century, we have a legal gin-producing distillery: New Columbia Distillers. Finally (finally!), there’s a place to eat some decent matzo ball soup and pastrami, thanks to DGS Delicatessen. A great […]
A deer is staring at my pulled pork sandwich. The beady black eyes peer down from a stuffed, mounted, and antlered head above the bar at the U Street NW barbecue joint American Ice Company. It’s part of the hip vintage-saloon look of the place, just like the rusted car battery display case repurposed as […]
The nostalgia of playing games and eating pizza at Chuck E. Cheese's can be re-lived in grown-up form at several area restaurants and bars—only now you can drink while you go for the top score. Jaleo 480 7th St. NW Challenge your dining partner to a foosball match on a custom-made table with costumed players […]