Tag Archives: First Bite

8 new restaurants to try around Washington

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

With so many restaurant options in the Washington area, it’s a good idea to gather some intel: Here are eight spots, recently vetted by Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema, that are worth a try. Primrose Ready your Instagram before stepping into this Brookland wine bar from restaurateur Sebastian Zutant and his wife, designer Lauren […]

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9 new restaurants to try around Washington

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

As summer continues to sizzle in Washington, the dining scene feels as hot as ever. Here are nine new restaurants to check out, vetted by Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema. Mola The owners of Nido are doing the same thing for Spanish food in Mount Pleasant as they did for Mediterranean fare in Woodridge. In […]

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Empellón’s New Fajitas Are Made With Super-High-Grade Japanese Beef — Are They Worth $125?

Source: Grub Street NY

Adjusting certain dishes to a new dining terroir can be a challenge for even the most ambitious and accomplished chef, but if anyone’s up to adapting the simple taco to the assorted expense account gourmands who prowl the glittering towers of midtown Manhattan, it’s Alex Stupak. That’s what I thought …

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Is Manhattan’s Newest Dim-Sum Hot Spot Really Worth a 3-Hour Wait?

Source: Grub Street NY

Once you’ve worked your way to the front of the ridiculously long cyberline — we left a name at 10 a.m. on a Saturday morning, went back to the apartment to do the laundry and have a short premeal nap, then returned for lunch two and a half hours later …

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11 restaurants around Washington to try right now

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

There’s an uncertainty that comes with trying a restaurant for the first time, especially if the place is new. No need to fret about these spots, though — they’ve all been recently visited by Post staffers, who have given them the seal of approval. The Smith There’s something for everyone at this (loud) dining room near […]

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New York’s Latest Must-Have Burger May Actually Be Worthy of the Hype

Source: Grub Street NY

“This place feels like someone’s idea of a dream man cave,” one of my guests observed the other day, as we wedged ourselves into one of the few decent-sized tables at 4 Charles Prime Rib — the new, extravagantly hyped, pint-sized West Village chop house from Chicago’s

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7 restaurants you should check out this weekend

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Eating out requires a certain amount of time and money. So where should you commit these valuable resources? Here are seven recently reviewed restaurants that have been approved by our critics. Central Founding chef Michel Richard passed away this summer, but his protege, David Deshaies, is more than capable of producing his own wow factor at the […]

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