Posts Tagged ‘The Oval Room’

Are You Gonna Eat That? The Oval Room’s Blood Clams

They're hairy, too.

What $1 Million Bought The Oval Room

When The Oval Room reopens Monday after a $1 million facelift, some of the tables will continue to be covered with white tablecloths and some will bare polished wood. And that seems to capture the new direction that owner Ashok Bajaj is going with his 20-year-old restaurant. He wants to continue to attract the VIPs and politicos who are […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Montana-Made Absinthe Edition

Check out The Oval Room's pretzel and beer pasta, among other suds-soaked dishes around town. [Express Night Out] Shaw's Eagle Restaurant is re-branded as Northern Restaurant but keeps its Ethiopian theme. [Prince of Petworth] Feast your eyes on Zaytinya's Easter menu [BYT] Try the lamb ragù tagliatelle and Montana-made absinthe at Maple, opening tonight. [Urban […]

James Beard Loves D.C.: Local Semifinalists For Foodie Oscars Announced

The esteemed James Beard Foundation today announced a bevy of semifinalists for its coveted chef and restaurant awards and the D.C.-area food scene is well represented. Eater DC has a comprehensive breakdown. Among the noms: Fiola and Little Serow each get a nod in the "Best New Restaurant" category. Palena's Frank Ruta is in the […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: The Oval Room

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. If I were […]