Category: restaurant reviews

Lunchtime at Corner Bakery
[ 0 ] February 19, 2015 |

Lunchtime at Corner Bakery

While out during my lunch hour looking for a new lunchtime option, I decided to take a trip to an old institution in these DC streets, Corner Bakery. I have had their sandwiches in the past and feeling that I could not go wrong on the cold blistery day, I went for their new Chicken […]

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Bastille: New Location, Same Great Taste
[ 0 ] February 12, 2015 |

Bastille: New Location, Same Great Taste

Bastille’s is a French restaurant that recently relocated to a new location in Old Town Alexandria, in a revitalizing part of town. They hosted a wonderful grand re-opening event that consisted of some of their signature starters of Artisanal Cheeses, Beignets of Escargots, Charcuteries du jour and some very yummy Gougerers that I couldn’t stop eating. With […]

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Thinking of La Tomate for Valentine’s Day? Three Things To Try..
[ 0 ] February 12, 2015 |

Thinking of La Tomate for Valentine’s Day? Three Things To Try..

Driven down Connecticut Avenue lately? Then we’re sure you’ve driven past La Tomate. Providing regional Italian cuisine to the Dupont Circle neighborhood since 1987, it is a staple among the community. If you’re still looking to book a Valentine’s Day reservation, then their “The Color of Love” menu may be an option. With a prix-fixe […]

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Blaze Pizza:  Worth the Drive.
[ 0 ] February 5, 2015 |

Blaze Pizza: Worth the Drive.

I visited Blaze Pizza in the newly created Dining Terrace at Montgomery Mall and was impressed with the physical location and the assembly line set up, which is similar to what you would find at Chipotle.  With a variety of red sauces and fresh toppings, your imagination can go wild with the broad range of options. […]

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Dishes We Love:  Large Plates of Pasta.
[ 0 ] February 4, 2015 |

Dishes We Love: Large Plates of Pasta.

While heading to Noelia Italian Kitchen on a winter night, I lamented over my past excitement when I knew Italian food was in my future.  Thoughts of large plates, simple ingredients and fresh combinations of pasta and tomatoes made me a little sad because the District has frankly lost the very essence of the Italian […]

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