Category: restaurant reviews

A Look Into History with Mt. Vernon Triangle’s Ottoman Taverna
[ 0 ] June 1, 2016 |

A Look Into History with Mt. Vernon Triangle’s Ottoman Taverna

Décor, décor, décor!  The open space filled with white walls has the opposite effect than it does in someone’s home.  In this space, it gives life.  Airy and light are the feelings that ran through me the first time I visited Ottoman Taverna.  I felt like I was outside of the District where restaurants often […]

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Fig & Olive + Oranges = New Spring Menu
[ 0 ] May 19, 2016 |

Fig & Olive + Oranges = New Spring Menu

New seasons mean new menus in D.C.  This is evidence that seasonal ingredients mean something around these parts.  Fig & Olive was one of those places that I prejudged by the mere fact that it is an offspring from a small chain of sister restaurants.  Chains typically keep the same thing on their menu day […]

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The ThipHive Is Going To Get Me For This One…
[ 0 ] May 12, 2016 |

The ThipHive Is Going To Get Me For This One…

When new restaurants come to D.C., the whole town is up in arms trying to snag a reservation.  The new place must have the essential requirements, however, to garner this type of attention.  First, it must seat 40 or less.  Second, it must be extremely hard to get a reservation, patrons must have a minimum […]

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Blue Duck Tavern:  Strawberries are in Season
[ 0 ] May 6, 2016 |

Blue Duck Tavern: Strawberries are in Season

Nothing says warm weather has officially arrived then the welcome of fresh strawberries. Strawberries are personally my favorite fruit and Blue Duck Tavern is a restaurant after my own heart!  I visited Blue Duck Tavern to check out their new Spring menu and was presented with so many options incorporating strawberries.  Blue Duck Tavern offers […]

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Comeback Kid:  Bangkok Joe’s Returns
[ 0 ] May 5, 2016 |

Comeback Kid: Bangkok Joe’s Returns

Bangkok Joe’s Thai Restaurant & Dumpling Bar is back by popular demand and in full effect. Closed in 2014, with mixed reviews they decided to give it another go round with a revamped interior and new menu items.  If the soft opening is any indication of what is to be expected, then customers are in […]

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