Category: restaurant reviews

5 Places to Go When The Wait Is Too Long at These Other 5 Places
[ 0 ] August 27, 2014 |

5 Places to Go When The Wait Is Too Long at These Other 5 Places

It was on a freezing cold night that I had an epiphany about this post.  Where do you go when you cannot get in??  There are many, many places in the District to eat but there are those select few that you can almost never get in unless your luck has made you a lottery […]

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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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