Category: restaurant reviews

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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Dishes We Love:  @EATBALKAN
[ 0 ] August 29, 2013 |

Dishes We Love: @EATBALKAN

DC has its fair share of diverse cuisine selections but the addition of Ambar added the much needed twist in this food town.  Flavors that are unfamiliar to the typical American palate, Ambar truly takes you out of the District when you enter those doors.  The decor offers the sleek, contemporary design that you will […]

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