Category: restaurant reviews

Where I’m Eating: Jaleo
[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: Jaleo

I recently discovered a great alternative to spending your Monday evening in front of the television watching the Monday Night Football game at home: it’s Jaleo, a Spanish tapas restaurant located in the heart of Bethesda.  They feature their “Monday Night Flights”, a weekly series where they offer you a wide assortment of select Spanish wines to compliment […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine
[ 0 ] October 10, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine

New Cuban food joined the District right on time:  at the beginning of the government shutdown.   With a city filled with government employees, comfort food would be one of many disgruntled furloughed employees only recourses.  Sophie’s has definitely done a good job at just that: offering the comfort that only plantains, Moro rice and Ropa […]

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Dishes We Love: Off the Menu @ Mi Cocina
[ 0 ] October 3, 2013 |

Dishes We Love: Off the Menu @ Mi Cocina

The arrival of Mi Cocina in the DC area garnered enough buzz from my Texas readers than those who frequent the Chevy Chase neighborhood, the new home of the restaurant.  Mi Cocina joined a long line of a few of my favorite places on Wisconsin Avenue.  After trying out the goodies of Jimmy Choo, Louis […]

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Bourbon
[ 0 ] September 19, 2013 |

Bourbon

Bourbon lovers will truly appreciate a place like, well, Bourbon. Bourbon is housed in the Glover Park neighborhood and is truly a haven for the Bourbon conneseuir. The selection includes rare finds such as 15 year old Pappy Van Winkle, Old Rip Van Winkle and Pappy Old Fitzgerald. The smooth, subtle notes of fruit were […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Makoto
[ 0 ] September 5, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: Makoto

There are some restaurants that are good but it is rare that I leave a restaurant and phenomenal rolls off the tongue with ease.  Makoto is that place.  Phenomenal service, phenomenal food and phenomenal setting.  Tucked in the MacCarther Boulevard neighborhood in a humble entryway, Makoto commands the attention of the true “foodie”.  Shoes off, cell […]

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