Category Archives: Washingtonian

Get All-Day Breakfast, Bourbon Shakes at the Hilton Brother’s Southern Diner 

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Washington’s diner boomlet has ushered in a series of new-wave spins on the American classic, including a vegan diner (Fare Well), an upscale diner (Community), and Ari’s Diner, which doubles as an Italian trattoria come evening. The newest addition: Crimson Diner, a Southern eatery from brother-restaurateurs Ian and Eric Hilton (Chez Billy Sud, Brixton, American […]

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7 Places to Drink (and Eat) Activated Charcoal Around DC

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Black-colored foods in the world are few and far between: black beans, black sesame, black garlic, squid ink pasta. But in recent years, a whole host of other foods in striking black and gray hues—ice cream, lattés, pizza, tea, juice, and more—have taken over Instagram. The culprit? Activated charcoal, made from burnt coconut shells processed […]

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DC Needs More NYC-Style Bodegas and Delis Like This One In Eckington

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When Yong Kon and Yon Sun Ko were ready to retire after 35-plus years of running their Eckington corner store, they faced a few options. The husband-and-wife owners could sell the two-story building that houses Yang’s Market to one of the many developers transforming the Northeast DC neighborhood, or perhaps to an ambitious restaurateur who’d […]

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Great DC-Area Crab Feasts, No Car Needed

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You don’t need a beach house—or even a car—to dig into a delicious crab feast this summer. In addition to DC-area crab houses, we’ve found fun new pop-ups and markets selling live and steamed crustaceans to keep you cracking all summer long.  Newcomers and Summertime Pop-Ups The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse 1356 Okie St., […]

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Alligator Butter, Sashimi, and Other Strange Ingredients That May Show Up in Your Cocktail

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1. Alligator Butter A spiced butter with ghee, green Chartreuse, and seared alligator meat goes into the Cajun-inspired Gator Wrestlin’ & Paddle-Backs cocktail at Dram & Grain (2007 18th St., NW). 2. Trash Cordial At Columbia Room (124 Blagden Alley, NW), refuse—mint stems, citrus peels, pineapple trimmings—is turned into a herbaceous liqueur. 3. Sashimi Creator […]

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Bantam King’s New To-Go Window Serves Fried Chicken Skin Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Chinatown ramen restaurant Bantam King is further channeling its building’s Burger King past by bringing back a sidewalk to-go window on June 19. The curbside-only service will include Japanese-inspired fried chicken sandwiches and fries, but among the goodies we’re particularly intrigued by: a fried chicken skin ice cream sandwich. Given that Bantam King is a […]

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5 Easy Cocktails to Help Parents Cope With the Last Day of School

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School’s out for summer. For parents, it can feel like school’s out forever. To help moms and dads dealing with all the stress and schedule changes, we asked five bar stars–all parents themselves, so they can totally commiserate–to share recipes for painlessly simple cocktail recipes. Please remember to drink responsibly, even if your children are acting irresponsibly. […]

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A “LatAsian” Restaurant Taps Millennial Team For DC Opening

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DÔA, a South Beach-based “LatAsian” restaurant, is making headway in its search for a DC location. Restaurateur Arjun Waney—who’s behind scene-y Miami spots Zuma (Japanese) and Coya (Peruvian)—says his team is focusing on neighborhoods like Shaw, the 14th Street corridor, and West End. They hope to open next year. Waney “tapped a group of highly […]

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Everything You Should Know About DC’s Food Scene This Week

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Every week, Washingtonian food editor Jessica Sidman rehashes the latest news from Washington’s food and drink scene in a newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Hi there. Big news, everyone. Restaurateur Stephen Starr of the uber-popular Le Diplomate is preparing for DC restaurant number two. His next spot will serve “steakhouse cuisine from the grill” near […]

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This Shrimp Pasta Recipe Will Make You the Hero of Your Next Summer Party

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Matt Adler recently took over the stoves at Michael Schlow’s portfolio of Italian restaurants, which include Alta Strada in DC’s Mount Vernon Square and Fairfax’s Mosaic district and Casolare in Glover Park. But this is a recipe he uses for off-the-clock summer gatherings. The pesto can be made in advance, so the finished product is […]

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This Shrimp Pasta Recipe Will Make You the Hero of Your Next Summer Party

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Matt Adler recently took over the stoves at Michael Schlow’s portfolio of Italian restaurants, which include Alta Strada in DC’s Mount Vernon Square and Fairfax’s Mosaic district and Casolare in Glover Park. But this is a recipe he uses for off-the-clock summer gatherings. The pesto can be made in advance, so the finished product is […]

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Stephen Starr Will Open a Steakhouse Near Union Market

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Stephen Starr, the Philadelphia restaurateur behind Le Diplomate, is preparing for his DC sequel. His next restaurant will serve “steakhouse cuisine” near Union Market, according to a liquor license notice. An LLC registered by Starr is listed on the notice for 1250-1274 5th St., NE. It says the restaurant will have 150 seats plus a 20-seat patio. A publicist […]

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Try Injera Tacos and Yellowfin Tuna Kifto at Union Market’s New Ethiopian-Inspired Stall

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Chef Hiyaw Gebreyohannes grew up in his mom’s traditional Ethiopian restaurant, first in Toronto, then Michigan. But in recent years, he’s been trying to find new ways to make the cuisine hipper and more approachable in order to “put it on the American dinner table.”  In New York, he launched Taste of Ethiopia, a line of microwavable Ethiopian […]

Try Injera Tacos and Yellowfin Tuna Kifto at Union Market’s New Ethiopian-Inspired Stall” was first published on Washingtonian.

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Which Cocktail Are You?

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Are you quick-witted and mysterious, or carefree and fun? Find out which of these cocktails is the perfect match for you. Created by local mixologists, these specialty drinks and more will debut at Washingtonian’s Cocktail Classic, presented by Belvedere, on June 20 at the Observatory at America’s Square. Take our quiz for a chance to win two […]

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There’s a Secret Bar in the Back of Capo Italian Deli

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By day, Capo Italian Deli sells subs, pasta salads, and eggplant parm. But look beyond the display cases and the cash register, and you’ll notice what looks like a walk-in freezer door. It’s not. At night, it becomes the entryway to a secret* cocktail bar dubbed the BackRoom at Capo. When the red light is on, it’s open. […]

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8 Great Food Events Around Washington This Weekend

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The Art League’s first Art on the Vine fundraiser culminates with a wine-tasting party on Friday from 7:30-10:30 PM at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Old Town, featuring 12 wines from regions around the world. Tickets are $55 per person, and each ticket holder will receive a tasting glass, eight tastings, and one full pour as well as hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds benefit The Art […]

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Use Your Phone To Pay for Drinks At This New Beer Hall

If you’ve ever waited half an hour for a beer at a bar crowded with people waving $20 bills in the air, Peter Bayne can relate. With his latest venture, Franklin Hall, the co-founder of restaurant group Tin Shop DC and his business partner Geoff Dawson are setting out to ease your pain. The new beer hall opening […]

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The Ramen Hot Dog Is the Mash-Up Food You’ve Been Waiting For

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You’ve heard of the ramen burger. Now, take a look at the ramen hot dog. The $6 snack at Honeycomb Grocer in Union Market thankfully doesn’t use noodles as a bun. But it does have all the flavors of a big bowl of soup. To start, the all-beef sausage is cooked in ramen broth then griddled. (For […]

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The Best Fast-Casual Bowls Around DC

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This comes from our annual Best of Washington list. To see more from the list, including the best things to do, places to eat, and places to shop, click here. Sweetgreen The Harvest Bowl—kale, wild rice, apples, sweet potatoes, goat cheese, and toasted almonds with balsamic vinaigrette. We swap out the chicken for a seasonal […]

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The Best DC Happy Hours if You’re Hungry

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This comes from our annual Best of Washington list. To see more from the list, including the best things to do, places to eat, and places to shop, click here. Sushi Taro DC’s only happy hour to draw lines is this 11-seat luxe sushi counter, where all of the jewel-like nigiri and rolls and most […]

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These Are Readers’ Favorite Places to Eat and Drink Around DC

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To see the rest of our Best of Washington package, including our picks for the best things to eat, buy, and know, click here. We asked, you answered. Thousands of readers filled out our Best of Washington online survey, casting ballots for their favorite people, places, and things. Here are the winners and runners-up for […]

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These Are Readers’ Favorite Places to Eat and Drink Around DC

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To see the rest of our Best of Washington package, including our picks for the best things to eat, buy, and know, click here. We asked, you answered. Thousands of readers filled out our Best of Washington online survey, casting ballots for their favorite people, places, and things. Here are the winners and runners-up for […]

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Here’s Where You Can Drink During James Comey’s Senate Testimony

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  As nearly every cable news outlet counts down the hours to former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee tomorrow, many Washingtonians are gearing up to view the first hotly-anticipated event of the summer at a local bar. Below is a roundup of the bars opening early to screen the testimony. Drink up. Perhaps […]

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Get a Taste of Spanish Home-Style Cooking at Mola in Mount Pleasant

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Washington has seen a rash of Spanish restaurant openings this year, including Arroz, Joselito, and Pamplona. The latest, Mola, sets itself apart with simple Moorish-influenced food, incorporating ingredients like olives, dried fruit, almonds, saffron, and more. It opens today in Mount Pleasant from Erin Lingle and Karlos Leopold, the owners of Woodridge Mediterranean spot Nido. Don’t expect anything too […]

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The Best Things to Eat and Drink

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To see the rest of our Best of Washington package, including the best things to eat, buy, and know, click here. BEST PIÑA COLADA Colada Shop At this Cuban-accented cafe, cocktail whiz Juan Coronado roasts coconut milk, then blends it with freshly squeezed pineapple juice, coconut cream, and a healthy dose of Bacardi. The not-super-sweet […]

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