BBQ Done Right in Spring Valley

BBQ Done Right in Spring Valley

The Fuchs family’s 90-year-old Wagshal’s empire has a new crown jewel: Pitmasters Back Alley BBQ.

The new venture ...

Cocktail of the Month: The Spirit of Africa

Cocktail of the Month: The Spirit of Africa

Africa is an exotic continent with an unbridled spirit: a place full of starry-eyed dreams of safari, mystifying native people ...

Live Jazz, Sultry Dining  at Newly Opened Sotto

Live Jazz, Sultry Dining at Newly Opened Sotto

On March 3, Ari Gejdenson of Mindful Restaurant Group unveiled his newest venture: Sotto on 14th Street NW. The space ...

Inspired by Whistler: After Peacock Room

Inspired by Whistler: After Peacock Room

Walking into After Peacock Room is like opening an elegant coffee table book and spending an afternoon in its glossy ...

The Latest Dish

The Latest Dish

Sette Osteria plans to open this March in the Logan Circle space formerly occupied by M Café Bar at 1634 ...

The Lesson of Terroir

The Lesson of Terroir

Theodor Putala Theodore Putala | Jan 28, 2015

The story of how I, a wine amateur, ended up preaching the gospel at the Wine Bar on the second ...

It's Restaurant Week: What to Check Out

It's Restaurant Week: What to Check Out

Restaurant week is here. So, don’t miss your opportunity to book a table and get great lunch and dinner deals. Prices range from $20 to around $50 for three- or four-course meals.

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month

Without a doubt, winter has arrived in our nation’s capital. Whether it’s a Georgetown preppie clad in cashmere ...

The Latest Dish

The Latest Dish

Pizza Studio plans to open two personalized fast-casual restaurants this month. It’s a gourmet-pizza-quick-casual-create-your-own pizza-cooked-in-two-minutes concept. They will be ...

Could Nobu Be Coming to West End?

Could Nobu Be Coming to West End?

It is speculated that Nobu Restaurant is in talks for a West End space at 2501 M St. NW., two blocks east of Georgetown.

Dog Tag Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

Dog Tag Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

Dog Tag Bakery invites Georgetowners to celebrate its grand opening and celebrate veterans this Saturday at 3206 Grace St. NW.

Cocktail of the Month: Peep Show

Cocktail of the Month: Peep Show

Folks who arrived in Washington within the last decade would find it hard to imagine what 14th Street looked like ...

Latest Dish: November 19, 2014

Latest Dish: November 19, 2014

Hakan Ilhan plans to open L’Hommage Bistro Francais at the m.flats apartment building at 450 K Street NW ...

Cocktail of the Week: Roasted Pumpkin Spice Margarita

Cocktail of the Week: Roasted Pumpkin Spice Margarita

Pumpkin, along with apples, cinnamon and cloves, is one of the classic flavors of fall. The mere mention of this ...

Cocktail of the Week: The Jungle Bird

Cocktail of the Week: The Jungle Bird

I remember seeing the pictures when the Petronas Twin Towers opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in the mid-1990’s overtaking ...

The Latest Dish

The Latest Dish

Internationally renowned Inn at Little Washington chef-owner Patrick O’Connell is working on a new book called “Magnificent Obsession.” It ...

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 ...

Chadwick's to Close; to Be Replaced by Mr. Smith's

Chadwick's to Close; to Be Replaced by Mr. Smith's

Another Georgetown classic is about to vanish, and another Georgetown classic was about to vanish.

Chadwick's on K Street ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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