Cocktail of the Month: Negroni

Cocktail of the Month: Negroni

As a cocktail writer, I am often asked what my favorite drink is. What an impossible question! A multitude of ...

Matt Haley: a Restaurateur Extraordinary Beyond Food

Matt Haley: a Restaurateur Extraordinary Beyond Food

From the Washington area, Matt Haley saved his own life and built his restaurant empire in Delaware and elsewhere, all the while involvlng others and helping others.

After 25 Years, Christianne Ricchi’s Ristorante i Ricchi Continues to Thrive

After 25 Years, Christianne Ricchi’s Ristorante i Ricchi Continues to Thrive

Tucked away on 19th Street between M and N streets is Ristorante i Ricchi (1220 19th St. NW), a Washington ...

Chilling Out for the Rest of the Summer

Chilling Out for the Rest of the Summer

One of the most unpleasant aspects of summer in D.C. is the heat and humidity, which makes getting around ...

Our Picks for the 'Georgies'

Our Picks for the 'Georgies'

In honor of our 60th year of publication, The Georgetowner has launched its own annual listing of top spots to ...

The Latest Dish

The Latest Dish

Chef Update: Luc A. Dendievel will lead the culinary team as executive chef at härth restaurant at Hilton McLean Tysons ...

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month

GOOOOAAALL!!!!! It strikes once every four years – World Cup fever.

People from every corner of the world (even America) are ...

Casual, Everyday Delicious

Casual, Everyday Delicious

Our reputation as the home of Capitol Hill power lunches – which, in many ways, our chefs are still trying to ...

The Latest Dish

The Latest Dish

Loudoun County is the next…Loudoun County. One Loudoun, a development in Ashburn, will host metro-area restaurant groups ready to ...

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month

No matter where you go in Indonesia, you will see them. A small storefront with a counter, a vendor on ...

What's Cooking, Neighbor?

What's Cooking, Neighbor?

Whenever I'm feeling a little blah or beat, I treat myself to lunch at Patisserie Poupon. I never waiver ...

What's Cooking, Neighbor?

What's Cooking, Neighbor?

Crazy-busy barbecue ace John Snedden always finds peace and restorative strength at sea. Every chance he gets during the spring ...

Cocktail of the Month: Pirate’s Cocktail

Cocktail of the Month: Pirate’s Cocktail

It seems that rum and pirates are like smoke and fire – you can’t find one without the other. From ...

What's Cooking, Neighbor?:  Maziar Farivar, Peacock Cafe

What's Cooking, Neighbor?: Maziar Farivar, Peacock Cafe

In 1991, two brothers with limited savings pooled their resources to open a cute, 12-seat eatery on Prospect Street. With ...

A Quintessential Experience

A Quintessential Experience

Well, if you were despairing that you won’t get a chance to experience the swanky new Georgetown Capella hotel ...

What's Cooking, Neighbor?

What's Cooking, Neighbor?

Since taking over the top toque position at Blue Duck Tavern in late 2011, executive chef Sebastien Archambault has fine-tuned ...

Easter Brunching at Its Best

Easter Brunching at Its Best

If Washingtonians could go pro in one thing it would be brunching. With the Easter holiday around the corner, D ...

What’s Cooking, Neighbor? Gerard Cabrol,  Bistro Français

What’s Cooking, Neighbor? Gerard Cabrol, Bistro Français

In decades past, at a time when Washington had few full-service restaurants open past midnight, visiting superstars such as the ...

Restaurants Infuse ‘Cherry Picks’ into Menu 2014

Restaurants Infuse ‘Cherry Picks’ into Menu 2014

Every year the D.C. restaurant scene gets a little more creative when spring rolls around. In conjunction with the ...

Fabio Trabocchi's Fiola Mare

Fabio Trabocchi's Fiola Mare

As a beach-loving kid growing up near the Adriatic Sea in the Le Marche region of central Italy, Fabio Trabocchi ...

Cocktail of the Month: The Bamboo

Cocktail of the Month: The Bamboo

Sherry, other than being a hit song for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is etched in many people’s ...

Town House Not Making a Home in Georgetown

Town House Not Making a Home in Georgetown

The planned restaurant by culinary stars John and Karen Shields will not be happening on Potomac Street.

Your Most Burning Wine Question Answered

Your Most Burning Wine Question Answered

I am often asked to conduct tastings or classes for people who want to learn more about wine –or at ...

Fiola Mare Opens Friday at Washington Harbour

Fiola Mare Opens Friday at Washington Harbour

The long-anticipated Fiola Mare is set to open this Friday on the Georgetown waterfront at Washington Harbour.

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month

Naming cocktails after current events is nothing new, especially in a wonky city like Washington. Whether it’s an election ...

The Latest Dish

The Latest Dish

Chef Update: Reston’s Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro has appointed John-Michael Hamlet as its new executive chef. Previously, he was ...

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

There are few slow days at the critically acclaimed Michael Mina-branded Bourbon Steak, the contemporary American carnivore destination in the ...

Valentine’s Day Events in DC

Valentine’s Day Events in DC

Find your own way to say ‘I love you’ to a special someone on Valentine’s Day this year. There ...

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

Two years ago this week, a Georgetown couple followed their dream, opening Unum, a 50-seat boutique eatery in the former ...

Courage and Grace in a Glass: House of Mandela Wine Collection

Courage and Grace in a Glass: House of Mandela Wine Collection

The name Mandela immediately recalls the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. The face of the fight against apartheid ...

Pork Week Pops Up at Capella, Feb. 6 to 8

Pork Week Pops Up at Capella, Feb. 6 to 8

The Grill Room at the Capella Georgetown is hosting a Pork Cook Off to celebrate a full snout-to-tail dining experience ...

This Week: Eat Meat, Repeat

This Week: Eat Meat, Repeat

Vegans, be warned: this is not your week. It's Meat Week in D.C. and across America.

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

From its opening in 1960 in a Federalperiod house near Georgetown University, 1789 Restaurant has always been known for excellent ...

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month

As Washington – and much of the United States – thaws out from one of the biggest cold spells in recent memory ...

Winter Restaurant Week

Winter Restaurant Week

Say goodbye to your New Year’s resolutions of eating less. Winter Restaurant Week 2014 kicked off on Monday with ...

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

What’s Cooking, Neighbor?

When Nancy McKeon invites longtime friends and neighbors for a holiday dinner, the set-up and menu are the same, year ...

ENO WINE BAR

ENO WINE BAR

I arrived shortly after its opening one recent Saturday eve. I was greeted warmly by the staff and encouraged to ...

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month

I can hear the faint rumble of the ocean over the chill sounds of a mellow reggae beat. The cool ...

The Italians Are Coming, the Italians Are Coming!

The Italians Are Coming, the Italians Are Coming!

This past week, D.C. Wine Week introduced the city’s wine loving public to an array of wines and ...

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