Category: restaurant reviews

Long Time, No See:  Jardenea
[ 0 ] December 1, 2016 |

Long Time, No See: Jardenea

No news is usually good news.  I had not heard a peep out of Jardenea since I left their cozy, elegant dining room some odd years ago and I am guessing that was a good thing.  I recently had the opportunity to revisit the Melrose Hotel’s resident dining space and was pleased to find not […]

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The Man I Forgot I Loved.
[ 2 ] November 10, 2016 |

The Man I Forgot I Loved.

Every time someone asks me where to get good cocktails in this town, I almost always suggest The Gibson.  At the risk of sounding trite, I avoid suggesting it every time because I really think it is one of the best, if not the best, place to find a truly crafted cocktail.  The care and […]

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Where to Order Your Wings Before the Big Showdown Tonight.
[ 0 ] October 19, 2016 |

Where to Order Your Wings Before the Big Showdown Tonight.

Football season (and apparently election season) means wings on top of wings, which is why I took the opportunity to visit the new Wingstop in Waldorf, MD.  Going in with expectations of fast food under heating lamps, I was surprised to learn how many things were made from scratch on the premises.  Wingstop is more […]

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#TBT:  Ocean Prime Opens in DC
[ 0 ] October 13, 2016 |

#TBT: Ocean Prime Opens in DC

Ocean Prime made its debut in Washington, DC on October 5, 2016. Whether you are looking for a date night or happy hour spot, Ocean Prime serves everything.  With an extensive menu, everyone in your party will find something that they will like, even the pickiest eater.  Ocean Prime is open for both lunch and […]

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Have You Done a Progressive Dinner?
[ 0 ] October 6, 2016 |

Have You Done a Progressive Dinner?

Feeling nostalgic after a summer of vacation after vacation and loads of food, I decided to visit a vision from my past.  That vision happens to be at Potomac Mills where I spent countless weekends during my time at Howard University (HU) undergrad perusing the aisles for whatever big event that called for new, “fresh” […]

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