Posts Tagged ‘Tosca’

Belga Café: D.C.’s Newest Power Lunch Hot Spot

When we think of D.C. restaurants synonymous with the term "power lunch," several venues immediately come to mind: The Monocle, Bombay Club, Oval Room, Tosca, Charlie Palmer Steak, to name a few. But...Belga Café? That's a new one. The "little bit of Brussels" on Barracks Row oddly kicks off a recent USA Today travel article […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Tosca

As the classic-rock soundtrack throbbed and we dissected our dishes at Babbo, some terrific and some downright mediocre, I kept thinking one thing over and over: D.C.’s Tosca is every bit as good, if not better, than Mario Batali’s famous operation in Greenwich Village. This may not be an altogether fair comparison. Babbo aims for […]

Italian Eateries Are Getting Quite Famoso in Downtown D.C.

When Galileo was forced to leave town in 2006, downtown D.C. was left with only a handful of decent Italian restaurants, including Tosca and the woefully underrated Spezie. But in recent months, the dearth has turned into a near glut. (Relax, you word mavens; I understand that "near glut" has all the contradictory overtones of […]