Category: restaurant reviews

Where to Brunch This Weekend: Macon Bistro & Larder
[ 0 ] August 22, 2014 |

Where to Brunch This Weekend: Macon Bistro & Larder

Macon Bistro & Larder can easily become one of my favorite restaurants in the Chevy Chase neighborhood.  Essie’s Biscuits and Bacon Gravy hold enough weight to win the dish of the year.  The restaurant marries the cuisines found in Macon, Georgia and Mâcon, France, which is where the owner/Executive Chef, Tony Brown spent much of […]

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Dishes We Love: La Tomate Caffe
[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

Dishes We Love: La Tomate Caffe

At the end of last month, the awesome family behind La Tomate in Dupont Circle opened a caffe next door to their already well-known bistro (one of the many surprises that they plan to implement between now and the end of next year). The atmosphere is quaint and understated yet beautiful with natural lighting, large tiled […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Uncle Paul’s Pop Up Kitchen
[ 0 ] August 7, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Uncle Paul’s Pop Up Kitchen

I recently visited Water & Wall’s Pop Up, Uncle Paul’s Kitchen, which pays homage to Chef Tim Ma’s Uncle who paved the way for his culinary career (*see the full story here).  I will admit I was a bit taken aback when the dishes began arriving at the table where I had expected a more […]

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Something You Should Try This Weekend…
[ 0 ] August 1, 2014 |

Something You Should Try This Weekend…

This week I visited Belga Cafe, which is well beyond its years on the Hill.  The veteran role this restaurant plays in the SE neighborhood dining scene makes it seem like its been here since at least the 70′s.  The restaurant celebrates its 10 year Anniversary this year on the 8th street SE corridor, which […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Rose’s Luxury Rooftop
[ 0 ] July 31, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Rose’s Luxury Rooftop

I see why the wait list is so long at Rose’s Luxury:  the food is really that good.  Creative and unique in its presentation, Rose’s stays in the lines by simply recreating American favorites.  I like to think of this place as a spot you go to when you want food with a facelift.  Take […]

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