Going Out Guide: Tim Carman


Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Modern Times owner opens La Mano Coffee Bar in Takoma

The coffee shop focuses on local products and ingredients, whether Ceremony coffees from Annapolis or hand pies made in-house.

By Tim Carman  |  12:45 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Richard Sandoval on El Centro, Toro Toro and ‘Top Chef Masters’

The Mexican celebrity chef explains the difficulties of making your own tortillas and competing with his peers on the Bravo reality show.

By Tim Carman  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Taqueria el Poblano: Mexican cuisine by way of California

Taqueria el Poblano serves up tributes to Cal-Mex tacos and burritos.

By Tim Carman  |  04:10 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Peruvian pollo a la perfect?

The $20 Diner hunts for the best Peruvian chicken in the Washington area.

By Tim Carman  |  05:29 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Border Springs Farm shuts down its stand in Union Market

Owner Craig Rogers says Union Market's focus doesn't suit his needs.

By Tim Carman  |  12:26 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Revamped Woodward Table takes cues from Le Diplomate

Restaurateur Jeff Buben has adopted a more family-friendly approach to upscale dining.

By Tim Carman  |  02:20 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013

The robot will take your coffee order now

Does the automated coffee shop mark the beginning of the end for baristas?

By Tim Carman  |  02:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coffee, Our Robot Overlords, Tim Carman

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Two D.C. executives to receive James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards

District resident and agricultural visionary Gus Schumacher, co-founder of Wholesome Wave, was one of five people to earn the award this year.

By Tim Carman  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Cheap eats for discerning interns

The $20 Diner helps Summertime transplants find sustenance.

By Tim Carman  |  04:11 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Brothers McCracken test coffee program with Wydown pop-up on U Street

The specialty coffee shop will remain at its current location until the Louis at 14th is complete, perhaps in December.

By Tim Carman  |  01:44 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coffee, Tim Carman, U Street

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 06/27/2013

At Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant, spices, not flames, bring the heat

Lucy serves skillfully made dishes, many of them uncooked, in the area's newest Little Ethi o pia.

By Tim Carman  |  06:02 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 06/20/2013

La Familiar, a pupuseria that even a dorm rat could love

La Familiar in College Park serves Salvadoran specialties — and less-traditional eats — with care.

By Tim Carman  |  12:10 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Six D.C. food trucks included among America's 101 best

Pepe, Fojol Bros. and Rito Loco are among the locals included on the Daily Meal's list of the 101 Best Food Trucks in America.

By Tim Carman  |  05:01 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Finding satisfaction in small soups at Vannipa Thai

Soups and sauces take diners on a tour of Thailand.

By Tim Carman  |  12:35 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Glen's Garden Market makes concessions to 'local only' approach

The environmentally conscious market near Dupont Circle has added non-local soy milk, orange juice and other items to attract more customers.

By Tim Carman  |  04:28 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 05/20/2013

First look at M.E. Swing coffee bar in Del Ray

The Alexandria shop breathes new life into the historic D.C. roaster, which was founded in 1916.

By Tim Carman  |  04:18 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 05/14/2013

The top 10 moments from Anthony Bourdain's D.C. show

The cable show host and author skewered many of his favorite subjects during performance that was part stand-up comedy and part greatest hits package.

By Tim Carman  |  02:49 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Former Suna chef Johnny Spero is the new executive sous at Minibar

It's a logical choice for both sides. Spero's mind clearly leans toward the modern, as he repeatedly demonstrated at Suna (and by staging at Noma, the forward-thinking fantasia of Nordic cooking in Copenhagen).

By Tim Carman  |  11:40 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Food trucks to give Farragut Square a possible taste of the future

Seventeen food trucks will park on Farragut Square today and not sell a single meal from noon to 1 p.m. in protest to the proposed vending regulations.

By Tim Carman  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Mothership is Park View's new refueling zone

"Mothership is not just an iconoclastic punk, bent on blowing up all traditions. The place bows before the past, too, whether [chef Stephan] Boillon's Florida-Caribbean roots or the Caribbean bakery that previously occupied this space on Georgia Avenue."

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Qualia Coffee celebrates its fourth anniversary with a Geisha

The Petworth roaster will be selling the much-hyped coffee from an experimental lot flown in from Nicaragua.

By Tim Carman | @timcarman  |  06:43 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Alain Ducasse and St. Regis to close Adour on May 31

The luxury hotel plans to open the Mediterranean-inspired Decanter in the same space next month.

By Tim Carman  |  04:07 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Beard Foundation's Taste America tour will visit D.C. this fall

Charleston's Sean Brock is expected to visit Washington as part of a touring caravan of famous chefs promoting local flavors.

By Tim Carman  |  10:20 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Daniel Giusti to leave 1789 to work at Noma

A two-week stage at the famous Scandanavian restaurants turns into a job for the young chef. [ Read more ]

By Tim Carman  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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