Posts Tagged ‘National Harbor’

The Walrus Oyster & Ale House Now Open in National Harbor

Get seafood baskets with Ipswich clams, oysters, scallops, or jumbo shrimp.

Quick Feeding: Lobster Corn Dogs and Other Tasty Piercings

Stick 'Em Up: Skewers, kebabs, pintxos, cake pops, push pops, even lobster corn dogs. D.C. is stuck on dishes on sticks. [Express Night Out] Doppio! Prego! Java joint Peregrine Espresso plans to its open its second D.C. location at 1718 14th Street NW next week, or just as soon as someone fixes that screwy espresso […]

Servicey Industry: Harbor Fest, Olive Oil Orgy, Pizzeria da Marco, Jackson 20

Openings, closings, charities, events, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku Celebrity chefs/aroma center for wines/tastings, demos, views; 4th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival, from noon to 6 p.m., May 14-15, $45 to $150, 137 National Plaza , Md., (800) 830-3976 Taste Italian wines/iGreco and Fontodi/olive oils, too; from 5-7 p.m., May 15, $15 […]

Quick Feeding: Drinking in Maryland Just Got a Lot More Taxing

Taxes: The cost of purchasing alcohol in Maryland is poised to increase. The state's General Assembly passed legislation on Monday night that would raise state taxes on beer, wine, and liquor from 6 percent to 9 percent. Assuming that Gov. Martin O'Malley signs the bill, the new taxes would go into effect on July 1. […]

The Oyster Experience from Hell

I should have known better than to order oysters after our waitress at Moon Bay Coastal Cuisine didn't know that bivalves could be harvested from waters all over the world. She thought they all came from Maryland. I ordered six anyway from the seafood restaurant inside the dizzying Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. I […]

Stonewall Kitchen: Great for Not-So-Starving Artists?

The wife and I spent Saturday afternoon walking around National Harbor, ducking in and out of various shops and restaurants, when we tripped upon Stonewall Kitchen, which is the New England version of another overpriced kitchen-and-gourmet-foods store, Williams-Sonoma. But at least Williams-Sonoma knows how to spell palate. Well, presumably.