Tag: restaurant reviews

Drinks on Me:  Ted’s Montana Grill
[ 0 ] July 18, 2014 |

Drinks on Me: Ted’s Montana Grill

Okay, okay…we know it’s summer and it’s hot. Cocktail specials are happening all over the city, but there are few you should try at a rugged themed restaurant called Ted’s Montana Grill. Three were enough to make us feel lovely, and helped pass that torrential downpour that appeared as a pseudo hurricane. Grand Agave: Patron […]

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Drinks on Me:  Mari Vanna
[ 0 ] July 11, 2014 |

Drinks on Me: Mari Vanna

I love this place and do not spend enough time here.  A cozy spot tucked in the absolute center of the Golden Triangle in this city, Mari Vanna is a diamond in the rough.  The bar is small and intimate so getting there before the crowd is suggested.  The dining room takes over two levels […]

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Etiquette Tuesday: Channeling My Inner Gordon Ramsey
[ 0 ] July 8, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday: Channeling My Inner Gordon Ramsey

The last time I was in the city I had the bright idea to visit Doug E. Fresh’s spot in my neighborhood.  Mistakes that will not be made again start with this one.  Doug E’s Fresh Chicken & Waffles is supposed to be a casual dining spot inviting the majority of their guests to carry […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Dino’s Grotto
[ 0 ] June 26, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Dino’s Grotto

After living over in the Vann Ness DC neighborhood for seven years, I grew a true appreciation for the neighborhood restaurants in the Cleveland Park area.  Situated right next door to my neighborhood, Cleveland Park was home to DC staples such as Palena (now closed), Lavandou (now closed), Vace’s and Dino’s (moved).  With so many […]

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Brunch this Weekend:  Béarnaise
[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

Brunch this Weekend: Béarnaise

Chef Spike Mendelsohn is making it hard to leave Capitol Hill for good eats.  With We, The Pizza, Good Stuff Eatery and Béarnaise lining the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, it is hard not to stop in and try at least one of his establishments while strolling through this neighborhood.  Béarnaise, the establishment from […]

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