Tag: restaurants

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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Who Knew?! River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar.
[ 0 ] April 20, 2016 |

Who Knew?! River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar.

When I get invited to “Meet the Chef” events, I am always intrigued to see the face/personality behind the food.  I am a true believer that you can taste the vibes of who is prepping the food in the dish.  Executive Chef and Owner, Caroline Ross, of River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar, has good […]

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Happy Hour @ Bayou Bakery (Capitol Hill Edition)
[ 0 ] April 15, 2016 |

Happy Hour @ Bayou Bakery (Capitol Hill Edition)

When the temperatures rise in D.C., you can barely find any space to walk on the sidewalks.  The shell shock of winter always makes Washingtonians appreciate the warmer days, which is why al fresco dining is so popular in this area.  JKGF discovered a new hideout (well not for long), that offers plenty o’ patio […]

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Where to Eat:  Firehouse Food.
[ 0 ] April 14, 2016 |

Where to Eat: Firehouse Food.

I had been to Old Engine 12 Firehouse Restaurant for brunch.  I am glad I went back for dinner.  I had left brunch feeling like I would not need to return to the North Capitol St, NW restaurant but dinner made it the comeback kid.  The callaloo soup, alone, is the reason to revisit this place.  […]

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Brunchin’ @bDCPennQuarter
[ 0 ] March 25, 2016 |

Brunchin’ @bDCPennQuarter

Sticky buns and bacon are the initial thoughts that come to mind when I think about B Penn Quarter (formerly Plan B Burger Bar).  Peppercorn dipped bacon and sticky buns draped in powdered sugar and strawberries are the stars of the show at this new brunch.  The brunch is so new, the menu is not […]

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