Category: restaurant reviews

Feeling Stuffed? Try Bonmi’s Banh Mi
[ 0 ] January 8, 2015 |

Feeling Stuffed? Try Bonmi’s Banh Mi

Vietnamese food is one of those heavily under explored Asian cuisines like Filipino and Malaysian; yet, as the resurgence of interest continues with Southeast Asia, these flavors will continue to be reintroduced into mainstream eating trends during 2015. With its fast casual approach Bonmi is onto something as predecessors like Sweetgreen, Cava, and Luke’s Lobster […]

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Dishes We Love:  Mama Rouge Ribs
[ 0 ] January 7, 2015 |

Dishes We Love: Mama Rouge Ribs

The space that once belonged to Bangkok Joe is now being occupied by Mama Rouge and to be frankly honest, it has made me forget the old face.  Maybe it is the sea urchin chandelier taking centerfold in the decor or the craft cocktails that make you want to devote more time to the bar […]

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Where I’m Eating: Rialto
[ 0 ] December 18, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Rialto

So, it looks like I’m destined to dine only at Italian restaurants when going out in the area to eat for the remainder of this year (3 weeks ago, it was Ovvio Osteria in Merrifield)… not that I’m complaining. If anything, it works out because half of the time that’s what I’m craving nowadays. It’s also nice to see […]

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Weekend Getaway:  Annapolis
[ 1 ] December 12, 2014 |

Weekend Getaway: Annapolis

Getting out of the District these days can be a challenge if your resources are limited.  Money, time off from work and travel companions all weigh into the planning process.  Recently, I needed a BREAK.  Searching the map much like Prince Akeem in Coming to America, I scoured quick getaways that would not empty the […]

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Where I’m Eating: Ovvio Osteria
[ 0 ] December 11, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Ovvio Osteria

When it comes to various cuisines, I love eating them all. However, the one that remains at the top of the list is Italian. When I arrived at Ovvio Osteria, my pregnancy-induced hunger was on fire and I was ready to eat. So you can imagine my excitement when Chef Hetzler greeted me with “I hope you’re hungry! We’ve […]

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