Etiquette Tuesday

Etiquette Tuesday:  The Mothership Hasn’t Landed
[ 0 ] October 14, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday: The Mothership Hasn’t Landed

Thanks to everyone who reads the weekly rants and tails that JKGF goes through creating the content for Etiquette Tuesday.  This week, a good friend shared their experience at a local restaurant and we had to keep you in the loop: Recently, my friends and I went to this restaurant on the border between Columbia […]

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Etiquette Tuesday is Back!  This Week = Lesson #3,002 The Dry Wedding.
[ 0 ] October 7, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday is Back! This Week = Lesson #3,002 The Dry Wedding.

Thanks to everyone who reads the weekly rants and tails that JKGF goes through creating the content for Etiquette Tuesday.  This week, a good friend shared their experience at a dry wedding (which yours truly loathes) and we had to keep you in the loop: A friend of a friend went to a very unorthodox […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  Soil to Soul
[ 0 ] September 30, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: Soil to Soul

On Friday, October 3rd, Jackson 20 and Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel will host “Soil to Soul,” a block party fundraiser benefitting the Old Town Farmers’ Market SNAP/EBT Double Dollar Program. The evening of dining and drinks will feature neighboring restaurants such as Society Fair, BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier, Vermillion, The Grille at Morrison House and Tempo […]

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Where I'm Eating

Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Festival is Not to Be Missed
[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |

Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Festival is Not to Be Missed

Halloween isn’t your thing? Shameful memories of college costume contests? Or how after the first time you saw Psycho or Carrie you kept the lights on that night? Don’t worry, Day of the Dead is a bit more refined for your taste. Honoring those who have passed, the holiday is celebrated not only in Mexico […]

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Rosa Mexicano Celebrates 30 Years
[ 0 ] October 16, 2014 |

Rosa Mexicano Celebrates 30 Years

Rosa Mexicano recently launched their 30th Anniversary menu, Desde 1984, celebrating founder Josefina Howard’s classic dishes. I recently tried out the pre-fix three course menu and my taste buds were truly doing a dance! For only $30 per person, you can choose one appetizer, entrée, and dessert. The hardest part…choosing one of each. Check out […]

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Happy Hour Buzz:  DC Noodles
[ 0 ] October 10, 2014 |

Happy Hour Buzz: DC Noodles

U Street is one of those places that is not at a loss for happy hour locations, but it is always refreshing to find a new one in the neighborhood.  DC Noodles is back!  The restaurant alongside Utopia, had closed its doors awhile to renovate and with renovations comes new menus.  JKGF visited recently to […]

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Drinks on Me

Satellite Room: Burgers and Boozy Shakes
[ 0 ] September 25, 2014 |

Satellite Room: Burgers and Boozy Shakes

If you are ever out late night and looking for a place with a juicy burger, Satellite Room is your place.  Satellite Room offers patrons not only burgers, but also boozy shakes.   What more does one need on a late Saturday night?? Satellite Room is located directly behind the 9:30 Club.  So whether you […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  No Kid Hungry
[ 0 ] September 16, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: No Kid Hungry

On Monday September 29, eight of DC’s top chefs will gather at The Gryphon for the final installment of Chefs Behind Bars, a cocktail competition to benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. From 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Washingtonians can enjoy signature drinks concocted by the city’s most renowned culinary talent, […]

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FLOFest DC: September 1st
[ 0 ] August 28, 2014 |

FLOFest DC: September 1st

WHAT: FLOFest DC 2014 is a music, wine and literary festival designed to showcase Jazz, Latin, Alternative Rock music, specialty wines, international food and books for the public’s Labor Day enjoyment. It will take place Monday, September 1st with gates opening at 10 AM at the DC Gateway to showcase tastings and pairing workshops, an […]

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What's Going On

Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Festival is Not to Be Missed
[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |

Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Festival is Not to Be Missed

Halloween isn’t your thing? Shameful memories of college costume contests? Or how after the first time you saw Psycho or Carrie you kept the lights on that night? Don’t worry, Day of the Dead is a bit more refined for your taste. Honoring those who have passed, the holiday is celebrated not only in Mexico […]

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Grand Opening: Georgetown Piano Bar Hosts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
[ 0 ] October 15, 2014 |

Grand Opening: Georgetown Piano Bar Hosts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We have all participated in the ALS challenge and now it is time check out what is all about.  Meet the wonderful people that started it all.  Check out the deets below:   WHAT:          On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Bill Thoet and his partners in the newly formed NBP Group, LLC will host a […]

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Taste of DC is Happening This Weekend
[ 0 ] October 7, 2014 |

Taste of DC is Happening This Weekend

When the weather starts cooling, people tend to start eating a lot more. Concerns about beach worthy bodies become lax, while sweaters and comfort food become more sought after. This Columbus Day weekend is no different as the 2014 Taste of DC occurs on everyone’s beloved street…Pennsylvania Avenue. With a five block radius to cover, […]

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Bethesda Has Good Eats

Where I’m Eating:  Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe @ Bethesda Row
[ 0 ] July 24, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe @ Bethesda Row

 Bethesda Row is a great place in the summer for shopping and has plenty of dining pit stops to go around after you’ve spent some cash on fashion. After roaming aisles and clothing racks, go get your sip on and chill out at Vino Volo’s outdoor patio.  Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe in Bethesda Row has a new summer menu that […]

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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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Breakfast Options

Satellite Room: Burgers and Boozy Shakes
[ 0 ] September 25, 2014 |

Satellite Room: Burgers and Boozy Shakes

If you are ever out late night and looking for a place with a juicy burger, Satellite Room is your place.  Satellite Room offers patrons not only burgers, but also boozy shakes.   What more does one need on a late Saturday night?? Satellite Room is located directly behind the 9:30 Club.  So whether you […]

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[ 0 ] September 18, 2014 |

New Kid on the Block: PAUL

PAUL, a french bakery that has numerous locations throughout the District, opened its newest location at Metro Center.  JKGF attended a soft opening last week and enjoyed the pastries and desserts.  They are located close to the metro at 555 13th Street NW and the entrance is on F Street.  See what we got to […]

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New Brunch Alert:  Chez Billy
[ 0 ] September 5, 2014 |

New Brunch Alert: Chez Billy

  Chez Billy Petworth will begin serving brunch this Sunday, September 7 with a menu assisted in design by their neighbors via a poll taken on PoPville. Expect traditional French fare like croque madame, classic brunch items like brioche french toast and vegetarian options like sweet potato hash. Brunch will be served every Sunday from 11am-3pm.  […]

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