Going Out Guide: food


Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 04/18/2014

Street Smart: What to do in Downtown Silver Spring

In Silver Spring, between the AFI, the Fillmore, and the cool restaurants, the good times are always flowing.

By Megan McDonough  |  04:38 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Events, Food, Live Music, Movies, Restaurants, streetsmart

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/17/2014

New fry alert: Shake Shack

Say farewell to the crinkle-cuts.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 04/16/2014

TKO’s boxing-themed burgers come to Brentwood

The owner of the Carolina Kitchen debuts his new burger concept.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:44 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Where to eat ramps, fiddleheads, morels and other spring ingredients

Find these seasonal favorites on local menus.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:41 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Nothing to envy about ‘Gluttony’ supper club

This place had everything: vodka syringes, chandeliers made of broken baby dolls ...

By Maura Judkis  |  04:17 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Celebrate Easter and Passover at local restaurants

From flourless cupcakes to homemade Peeps, here are some places to get holiday eats and treats.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:20 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, holidays, Restaurants

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Red Light’s racy dessert menu debuts April 10

Red Light has champagne and dessert, but you’ll want to look elsewhere for dinner.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Limepocalypse Now: Bad harvest could endanger your margaritas

With a lime shortage causing prices to skyrocket, it’s a bad time to be the owner of a Mexican restaurant.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:20 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Toro Toro’s all-you-can-eat meatstravaganza

All-you-can-eat meat and small plates? Sure, why not?

By Maura Judkis  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Grilled cheese restaurant GCDC to open April 11

Grilled cheese, tater tots and egg creams are coming to Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:49 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 03/27/2014

J.T. Pappy’s Gator Sauce is back at California Tortilla

Burrito fans need no introduction to the condiment, which suddenly disappeared about 18 months ago.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:24 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Skillet sandwiches pop-up at Black Whiskey

The sandwich pop-up features an ever-popular cauliflower sub.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Pop-ups, Restaurants

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 03/24/2014

How Erik Bruner-Yang won Cochon 555 by the hair of his chinny-chin-chin

The Toki Underground chef defeated foes from Red Apron, Red Hen and other high-profile places.

By Tim Carman  |  04:45 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cochon 555, Erik Bruner-Yang, Food

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/21/2014

New 14th Street Trader Joe’s has murals of U Street landmarks

Trader Joe’s attempts to capture some of the neighborhood flavor.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Food, Openings

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/21/2014

This thing you should try: The Partisan’s Snickers Terrine

It looks like a giant Snickers, but it’s more complicated than that.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Richard Sandoval’s Toro Toro asks: Have you ever been rodizio experienced?

A highlight of the pan-Latin restaurant’s menu is an all-you-can-eat meat dinner.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Three local bacon festivals for bacon lovers

Can’t get enough bacon? For three upcoming weekends, you’ll have the chance to eat beer, bacon and nothing else.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Here are the 2014 Rammy Award finalists

Winners of the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s annual awards will be announced in June.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Two restaurants almost got Rammy nominations they weren’t eligible for

Discrepancies between opening dates, eligibility requirements caused late change.

By Maura Judkis  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Amsterdam Falafelshop 14th Street to open March 23

Late-night falafel and frites on 14th Street.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Pi Day: 3.14 deals in D.C.

Deals around town for math nerds and pie lovers.

By Maura Judkis  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 03/13/2014

The best pierogi in the D.C. area, ranked

Eastern European dumplings are the perfect way to drive away what’s left of winter’s chill.

By Maura Judkis and Fritz Hahn  |  12:17 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014

G Sandwich is coming to Nationals Park

Mike Isabella is opening a ballpark branch of his sandwich shop.

By Maura Judkis  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals Park, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/11/2014

2014 Sweetlife Festival’s food lineup announced

Expect an Asian-style night market, food trucks, salads and more at the sold-out concert May 10.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Live Music

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Everything you ever wanted to know about 40 Eats

We answer your frequently asked questions about how the annual essential eats list comes together.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40 Eats, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Where the $20 Diner ate in his first year, by neighborhood

Tim Carman’s cheap eats column turns 1.

By Margaret Ely  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, The $20 Diner

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Bill Cosby says his ghost will haunt the new Ben’s Chili Bowl in Arlington

The comedian cut the ribbon at the Virginia opening of the legendary half-smoke depot.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:00 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/06/2014

‘Dog Days’: A documentary about bringing better food to D.C. streets

The film about D.C.’s iconic hot dog carts will have other screenings later this year.

By Tim Carman  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Film, Food, food trucks

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/05/2014

40 Eats: The dishes every Washingtonian must try in 2014

Korean fried chicken, the best smoked salmon sandwich you’ve ever had, and that pork and litchi salad.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40 Eats, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 03/04/2014

How Le Diplomate became the hottest table in town

Since it opened last April, Le Diplomate has been packed with diners looking for a little vie en rose.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  02:43 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Today is National Pancake Day at IHOP

Get a free short stack and make a donation to charity.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Republic’s live music events begin March 9 with Krist Novoselic

Krist Novoselic opens Republic’s live music lineup.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:16 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Live Music, Music, Restaurants

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Petworth’s Domku boycotts Russian beer to protest Ukraine conflict

Owner Kera Carpenter has replaced Baltika with a drink inspired by a Ukrainian political movement.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:51 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Mark your calendar: District Flea returns April 5

The market will host a variety of antique, vintage furniture and food vendors every Saturday.

By Margaret Ely  |  02:01 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Food, Shaw

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Poppabox: Bibimbap and waffles in Foggy Bottom

The takeout lunch spot serves cutely packaged bento boxes and wraps.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:04 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Where to find Mardi Gras king cake in D.C.

The Mardi Gras cake with a plastic baby figurine can be found at several area restaurants and bakeries.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:37 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Mardi Gras, Restaurants

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Zentan’s Jennifer Nguyen the latest D.C. chef to compete on TV

She joins a long list of local chefs who have appeared on TV.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:54 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Red Apron in Penn Quarter to open Wednesday with tigelles

A muffin-like Italian flatbread will be the star of the show at the new butcher and sandwich shop.

By Tim Carman  |  09:36 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Red Apron Butchery, Restaurants

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Rose’s Luxury, Rogue 24 among James Beard Award semifinalists

Finalists will be announced March 19.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:50 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Fabio Trabocchi’s Fiola Mare to open Friday

The seafood sequel to Fiola was delayed by a fire, but will open in Georgetown this weekend.

By Tom Sietsema  |  12:07 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Aggio, Bryan Voltaggio’s new restaurant: an explainer

The “Top Chef” vet opens a restaurant within a restaurant in Chevy Chase.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:53 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 02/14/2014

It’s not too late to save Valentine’s Day

You CAN get a day of reservation. (But you might be better off cooking at home, instead.)

By Maura Judkis  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, Valentine's Day

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/14/2014

B Too begins late-night service Feb. 20

The Belgian kitchen will be open until 1 a.m. on weekends.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Nine no-reservation restaurants worth the wait

If you plan ahead, you’ll be able to enjoy your turn on the wait list at these restaurants.

By Alex Baldinger and Maura Judkis  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Dining without reservation: Don’t let long waits scare you away from some of D.C.’s best restaurants

No-reservations dining in D.C. doesn’t have to be daunting.

By Alex Baldinger and Maura Judkis  |  01:28 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, Valentine's Day

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Eat these summer foods and pretend the Polar Vortex never happened

Winter: I give up.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:14 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Carolina Kitchen bringing Southern eats to Brentwood

The Rhode Island Row restaurant is the third from restaurateur Lance London.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:39 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 02/11/2014

DC Dosa offers buy-one-get-one dosas today

Lunch idea: Get a free dosa with the purchase of a regular dosa, priced at $8.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  09:21 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Where to eat breakfast tacos

More breakfast tacos can only be a good thing.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:55 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/10/2014

This thing you should try: French toast anytime

Try French toast in appetizer and dessert form.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Roofers Union soft opening tonight

The team behind Ripple has dramatically transformed the former Reef space.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:56 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Nurish Food & Drink opens Saturday in Anacostia

The owner of Domku takes on another under-served community with her health-conscious cafe.

By Tim Carman  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nurish Food & Drink, Restaurants

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Amsterdam Falafelshop expanding to L’Enfant Plaza

The new restaurant is part of a rapid franchising push.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:59 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Lupo Verde to open Feb. 20 with pizza, pasta and a cheese shop

The new 14th Street restaurant will serve an extensive to-go menu.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/03/2014

In-N-Out imitator CaliBurger coming to D.C.

The restaurant, modeled after the California chain, is popular in China.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 01/30/2014

At Menu MBK, your cheese chariot awaits

Frederik De Pue’s cheeses have a fancy set of wheels.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:51 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 01/28/2014

This thing you should try: Coppa di Torino at Alba Osteria

It’s topped with candied chestnuts and cherries and vaguely resembles Sputnik.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:53 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 01/28/2014

The most romantic restaurants in the D.C. area

We’ve rounded up the best spots for Valentine’s Day planners.

By Margaret Ely and Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:14 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, holidays, Restaurants

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Inside GCDC’s grilled cheese ‘lab’

A father-son duo experiments with grilled cheese in the basement of a D.C. law firm.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:51 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Roofers Union: Corn dogs and cocktails in Adams Morgan

The soon-to-open bar and restaurant serves homemade sausages with craft cocktails.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/22/2014

This thing you should try: Right Proper’s ‘Chick Filet’ sandwich

The Shaw brewery and restaurant mimics the fast-food classic.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Updated: Snow day specials and cancellations

Got an entertainment-related closing or promotion? E-mail goingoutguide@washpost.com.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  04:15 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Events, Food

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 01/17/2014

An early look at Joe’s Stone Crab, opening Jan. 31

The South Beach favorite is set to open near McPherson Square.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:28 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 01/16/2014

New food truck alert: Astro Doughnuts hits the road

The food truck will be serving up coffee and doughnuts in Arlington.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:15 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doughnuts, Food, food trucks, Restaurants

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Menu MBK to open, letter by letter, starting Jan. 24

Chef Frederik De Pue’s market, bistro and restaurant will open piece by piece.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Marjorie Meek-Bradley previews Roofers Union at Ripple

Ripple’s Marjorie Meek-Bradley previews her forthcoming Adams Morgan restaurant.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/13/2014

D.C. Restaurant Week: 13 critic-approved spots where you can still book a table

Picks from Tom Sietsema’s most recent dining guide participating in Restaurant Week.

By Margaret Ely  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Food, Restaurant Week, Restaurants, Tom Sietsema

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 01/07/2014

15 dishes that will warm your belly and restore feeling to your extremities

Because it’s Polar Vortex cold outside.

By Margaret Ely  |  12:02 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Bidwell to open in Union Market on Thursday

Union Market’s newest restaurant will grow much of its produce on its own roof.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:53 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 01/02/2014

CHIVITO THROWDOWN: Fast Gourmet vs. G Sandwich

The intersection of 14th and W streets is a Uruguyan sandwich battleground.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:45 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Food, Sandwiches

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Silo opens Saturday in Mount Vernon Triangle

The restaurant is the newest gig for veteran C.F. Folks chef George Vetsch.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:54 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Where to brunch on New Year’s Day

Where to find eggs before your hangover gets the best of you.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:43 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, holidays, Restaurants

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/26/2013

2013 in mumbo sauce

There were house-made varieties and a lawsuit.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/26/2013

2013 in doughnuts

So many doughnuts, so little time.

By Maura Judkis  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doughnuts, Food

Posted at 11:06 PM ET, 12/25/2013

Christmas Day dinner and a movie

Where to find Chinese, Indian and other cuisines before your Christmas Day movies.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:06 PM ET, 12/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, holidays, Movies, Restaurants

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Jose Andres’s latest gig: Tapas art adviser

The chef assisted with an upcoming exhibition of photographs and artifacts about tapas culture.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:51 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/19/2013

DGS Delicatessen celebrates Christmas Eve with Chinese food

The restaurant will offer a Chinese/Jewish fusion menu on Dec. 24

By Maura Judkis  |  01:59 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, holidays, Restaurants

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Boqueria’s gift for the holidays: unlimited brunch

Working downtown next week? You’re in luck if you like unlimited tapas.

By Margaret Ely  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brunch, Food, holidays, Restaurants

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Agua 301 opens Saturday, if you can find it

Get ready for waterfront views and pork belly al pastor.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:12 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/16/2013

A first look at Alba Osteria, opening Dec. 30

Roberto Donna’s newest restaurant features a bright-orange color scheme and wallet-friendly prices.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 12/16/2013

At the Fainting Goat, eat the restaurant’s namesake

You can have goat two ways at the new U Street watering hole.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:57 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Grilled cheese restaurant coming to Pennsylvania Avenue

The restaurant will offer grilled cheese by day, and wine and cheese at night.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:24 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Mountains of meat at Silver Spring’s Urban Butcher

Carnivores will want to read this blog post. Vegetarians and vegans, not so much.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:16 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Weekday brunches for the not-entirely-snowed-in

Weather the storm with eggs and a good bloody mary at these weekday brunch spots.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:55 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 12/06/2013

Owners pull the plug on PORC truck

Josh Saltzman and Trent Allen need the time to focus on other projects, including Kangaroo Boxing Club.

By Tim Carman  |  01:24 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks, PORC truck

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Jeff Black’s Republic to open Sunday in Takoma Park

The restaurateur’s newest project is one of only a few places in the neighborhood to hear live music.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:28 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/03/2013

New vending zones force some food trucks to alter business plans

Vendors who have developed followers away from D.C.’s main squares are not ready to forsake those locations.

By Tim Carman  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Dunya, Shaw’s new Mediterranean restaurant, opens tonight

The restaurant will feature wines from around the world and cocktails named for far-flung destinations.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:38 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants, Shaw

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Manischewitz-glazed wings? Manischewitz-glazed wings.

Star & Shamrock’s Thanksgivukkah menu really goes for it.

By Alex Baldinger  |  04:58 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, H Street, Thanksgivukkah

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/29/2013

Union Market: A one-stop shop for holiday gifts

We stalked the stalls at the gourmet destination, to see whether we could snag something for everyone on our list.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Food, Holiday Shopping, Shopping, holiday_activity

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 11/27/2013

D.C. as seen on TV: Meeting the city through the lens of food and travel shows

Following up with Washington restaurants that have been in the spotlight.

By Maura Judkis and Michael O'Sullivan  |  11:34 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 11/26/2013

City Tap House bringing even more craft beer to Chinatown

The Philly restaurant will feature more than 40 beers on draft.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:16 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 11/25/2013

High-tech Bolt Burgers goes analog

The snazzy touchscreen burger joint needs some tech support.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:23 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Market, restaurant and eventual supper club Little Red Fox opens Tuesday

Politics & Prose and Comet Ping Pong have a new neighbor.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coffee, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Capriotti’s opens to fanfare, and a visit from Biden

Vice President Joe Biden is a fan of the Delaware sandwich shop. We are, too.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:57 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants, Sandwiches

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Ted’s Bulletin gets into Thanksgiving spirit with special Pop-Tarts

It’s the most portable Thanksgiving feast ever.

By Margaret Ely  |  01:54 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Osterias all over: A guide to Italian restaurant nomenclature

Six osterias have opened in 2013, or are coming soon. So what is an osteria?

By Maura Judkis  |  01:03 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Who makes the D.C. area’s best jalape o poppers?

It’s time to give some love to a humble yet delicious bar snack.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bar Food, Bars

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Say cheese: Lupo Verde to open Dec. 16

The restaurant will feature a market with cheeses, pastas and sauces for sale.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Toki Underground to serve lunch, pop-up at Union Market

Waiting outside the H Street NE ramen bar until 5 p.m. is no longer necessary.

By Margaret Ely  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, H Street NE, Union Market

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 11/12/2013

The art of the pizza box, explored

For one night, what’s on the outside of the pizza box is (almost) as important as what’s inside.

By Margaret Ely  |  04:53 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Food, Pizza

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Ramen sliders: a fistful of noodles

Dozens of strands of noodles tenuously hugging a tiny burger until their inevitable collapse.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:17 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Thanksgivukkah at DGS comes but once every 77,000 (or so) years

The restaurant inspired by Jewish home cooking takes on two holidays at once.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:48 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Hanukkah, holidays, Restaurants, Thanksgivukkah, holiday_activity

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 11/11/2013

The Iron Gate will reopen under chef Tony Chittum next week

The historic restaurant will reopen Nov. 19 with a refreshed interior and multiple menus.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:41 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Bolt Burgers: the most high-tech burger you’ll ever order, coming soon

The Massachusetts Avenue burger joint wants to change the way you order.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:05 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Burgers, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Michael White’s Osteria Morini nears Navy Yard debut, with Nicoletta to follow

D.C.’s latest New York import is a homey Italian spot from chef Michael White.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:13 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Dolcezza gelato factory to open Dec. 7

You won’t find gelato any fresher than this.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:39 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Today in tacos: TaKorean goes to Yards Park; Impala Cantina tests ‘Impalocas’

A new location for Takorean; a new menu item for Tacos Impala.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:37 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, Tacos

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 10/30/2013

How to survive the impending Sriracha shortage

If the so-called rooster sauce becomes scarce, try these local versions.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:27 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Five things you can eat guilt-free after the Marine Corps Marathon

By Margaret Ely  |  03:08 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Events, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Cauliflower hoagie throwdown: Taylor Gourmet vs. G

Floret-filled hoagies appear on two local menus.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:08 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Hoagie throwdown, Sandwiches, vegan, vegetarian

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Union Market will add Tuesday hours beginning Nov. 12

You’ll soon be able to snack and shop six days a week at the Northeast market.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:58 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Market, food, restaurants

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Find a Food Day event near you

Thursday is Food Day, a movement to promote healthy, affordable and sustainable food.

By Margaret Ely  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Food

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Toki Underground to serve lunch, pop-up at Union Market

Waiting outside the H Street NE ramen bar until 5 p.m. is no longer necessary.

By Margaret Ely  |  04:34 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, H Street NE, Union Market

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is coming to town; America’s best sandwich chains

Joe Biden’s favorite sandwich place is opening downtown. Meanwhile, is Panera America’s best sandwich chain?

By Margaret Ely  |  05:27 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Sandwiches

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 10/16/2013

The D.C. burger scene, through the lens of public television

WETA premiers “Burgers in Washington,” its third local food feature.

By Margaret Ely  |  01:42 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Chefs for Equality is back, with a larger goal in mind

Chefs and mixologists will combine their talents to raise funds to lobby for same-sex marriage.

By Tim Carman  |  10:16 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chefs for Equality, Food

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Chipotle is testing vegan Sofritas on local menus

The spicy shredded tofu will be hitting local menus on Oct. 21.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:02 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013

For Ghibellina’s young owner, success means reconciling two Washingtons

By  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Bars, Food

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Your Taste of D.C. primer

A government shutdown (and what looks like a rainy forecast) won’t stop Taste of D.C. this year.

By Margaret Ely  |  12:38 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Beer, Events, Food

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Exercise, then indulge in Shake Shack tonight

A typical burger-and-fries meal at Shake Shack has 960 calories, so run hard.

By Margaret Ely  |  02:46 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Food

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Happy National Taco Vodka Day

Raise a taco and a shot to the weirdest hybrid holiday this side of Thanksgivukkah.

By Fritz Hahn and Alex Baldinger  |  01:08 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fake Holidays, Food, Tacos, Vodka

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Pork and plantains together on the same sandwich at Sophie’s Cuban

The New York chain brings tender roasted pork and stews to D.C.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Guanciale extra: Osteria Elisir to offer free tastings of lamb ragu

If you stay for lunch or dinner, Enzo Fargione will add a free half portion of his lamb pasta. And you don’t even have to make your own guanciale.

By Tim Carman  |  04:57 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Enzo Fargione, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 10/01/2013

The ‘nonessential’ government worker’s guide to cheap shutdown eats

We’ve got your guide to finding cheap eats in the event of a government shutdown.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:17 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Government shutdown, Restaurants, Shutdown

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 09/27/2013

It’s close, but no cigar: Check out El Centro Georgetown’s clever dessert

the restaurant’s chocolate mousse and hazelnut chocolate cake takes an interesting shape.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:09 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/24/2013

RJ Cooper’s Urban Table Dinner is BYOP (bring your own plate)

The Rogue 24 chef is encouraging guests to bring a plate that has personal meaning.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Baklava French toast debuts on Kapnos’ brunch menu

The honey-flavored dish is a sweet start to Kapnos’ new brunch.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brunch, Food, Restaurants, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Newton’s Noodles opening delayed

Today’s anticipated opening of the fast-casual noodle joint has been pushed back a day or two.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 09/20/2013

New regulations could usher in a golden era of street vending

The new rules should bring more food and merchandise options to the streets and sidewalks of Washington.

By Tim Carman  |  05:31 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Annual FreshFarm Market feast takes a spirited turn

Brian McBride from RW Restaurant Group assumes the head chef role, and he has big changes for the annual fundraising dinner.

By Tim Carman  |  04:16 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, FreshFarm Markets, Restaurants

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Dodge City hosts Tortas Bandido pop-up

Get corn and spicy sandwiches at the U Street watering hole.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:09 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Pop-ups, Restaurants

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Calling all celiacs: We’re looking for the best gluten-free pizza in D.C.

Extra points for restaurants with gluten-free crust that rises above cardboard.

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Cook your own beef on a hot rock at Zentan

One wouldn’t think a chef would trust mere patrons to prepare a piece of premium beef.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:59 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 09/11/2013

What’s good at Smashburger, Dupont’s newest burger joint

The burger chain opened its first D.C. restaurant on Wednesday.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:38 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Burgers, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Eat fast and win free tacos for a year at Smoke and Barrel

Do you have what it takes to win a year of free tacos?

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adams Morgan, Bars, Food, Tacos

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 09/10/2013

An early tasting of sandwiches from Duke’s Grocery

The London-inspired sandwich shop will win fans of its salt beef and BLT.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:16 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Between Two Slices, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Updated: Duke’s Grocery brings East London to east Dupont

The market, bar and cafe inspired by the diverse cuisine of East London opens Tuesday, Sept. 10.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dupont Circle, Food, Openings, Restaurants

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Historic butcher reopens (again?) near Union Market

The grandson of the Harvey's Market founder plans to open a throwback butcher shop.

By Tim Carman  |  05:37 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Harvey's Market, Union Market

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Photos: Doi Moi, 14th Street's brightest new restaurant

The street-food inspired Doi Moi offers nearly every table a window view.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:38 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 08/26/2013

The District Fishwife to open in Union Market in November

Australian native Fiona Lewis plans to give the District a taste of the fish markets she frequented back in Melbourne.

By Tim Carman  |  01:38 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Union Market, restaurants

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Video: The making of the People's Burger

A behind-the-scenes look at the making (and eating) of D.C.'s best burger.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:56 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Burgers, Food, Weekend Section

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Falafel bowls, curry ketchup and more locations for Amsterdam Falafelshop

The quickly franchising restaurant is nearing a deal for a third D.C. location.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Adams Morgan, Food, Restaurants

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 08/22/2013

How about a beer with that burger?

Five burger happy hours worth checking out.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:35 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Best Burgers, Burgers, Food

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 08/22/2013

The People's Burger: You voted. We made it. And ate it.

This is what happens when the best bits of D.C.'s best burgers join together as one.

By Alex Baldinger and Maura Judkis  |  11:25 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Burgers, Best of, Burgers, Food, Weekend Section

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Custom Fuel vs. &pizza: Comparing D.C.'s build-your-own-pizza players

How do &pizza and Custom Fuel stack up?

By Maura Judkis  |  04:54 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings, Pizza

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Traveling pie aficionados to hand out free pie, urge you to "Pie it Forward"

Get a slice of pie -- and kindness -- from a do-gooder group passing through D.C.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:49 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

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)
Tags:  Food, Tim Carman, Union Market

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 08/12/2013

New brunch alert: Table's five-course tasting menu

The Shaw restaurant decided to switch from a three-course to a five-course menu.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:58 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brunch, Brunch Guides, Food

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Help us build D.C.'s most insane cheeseburger

Madness, you say? I’m not here to tell you you’re wrong.

By Alex Baldinger  |  06:52 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Burgers, Food

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Woodlands Vegan Bistro hits the road with mobile soul food

The owners of Everlasting Life Cafe are serving vegan fare to the lunch crowd.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, food trucks, vegan

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 08/07/2013

What's on your all-star fantasy cheeseburger?

Imagine a fantasy cheeseburger built from the best you've ever had.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:59 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Doughnut ice cream sandwiches are D.C.'s newest doughnut novelty

Eat fast: Not only are these treats available for a limited time only, they also melt quickly.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:16 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doughnuts, Food

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 08/06/2013

It's National Root Beer Float Day. Yawn.

Root beer floats are disappointing. Beer floats, on the other hand, are better.

By Alex Baldinger  |  04:16 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fake Holidays, Food

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Five meat-free D.C. dishes you'll like more than a stem cell burger

If stem-cell sausage has you feeling like shunning meat, we've rounded up five meat-free D.C. dishes to eat right now.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:27 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, vegetarian

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 07/31/2013

First Bite: Casa Luca, a thoughtful spinoff

Seemingly every dish at Casa Luca, the casual spinoff of the modish Fiola, comes with a bite-size story.

By Tom Sietsema  |  06:12 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

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)
Tags:  Food, James Beard Foundation, Tim Carman

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Return of the Frank cart, Basil Thyme staying on the road and other street food news

Nathan Anda's hot dog cart returns for one night only; Basil Thyme not calling it quits after all.

By Tim Carman  |  05:28 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with these local franks

The chili-slathered half-smoke is no longer the totality of our city's encased-meat empire.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:28 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Free milkshakes at Z-Burger on Thursday

Say 'ZHeatwave' from 2 to 6 p.m. for a free shake.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:23 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 07/15/2013

This thing you should try: Frozen margaritas at Taqueria Nacional

Beat the heat with a frozen margarita made with fresh berries.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:49 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/12/2013

Who has better food trucks: D.C. or New York? August 'throwdown' will find out

Seven D.C. trucks will face off against seven New York trucks -- including the renowned Wafels

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, food trucks

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Is Washington a great food city?

Readers react to Mark Furstenburg's WP Magazine piece that says D.C. has a long way to go.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:50 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Break your fast with a special Ramadan meal at Darna

The Lebanese-inspired restaurant is offering its version of an Iftar, a meal to break the Ramadan fast at sundown.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:16 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Restaurants

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013

A short history of good D.C. pizza

According to local history blogger Sarah Addler, D.C. has boasted good pizza in one shop or another since the late 1930s.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Hey, New York Times, here's where you can get a good piece of pizza in D.C.

The New York Times review of "Our Town" may diss D.C. for its pizza and subs, but we've got plenty to offer.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:24 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Pizza, Sandwiches

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 07/03/2013

You can now have ice cream, coffee and beer delivered to your house by bike

D.C.'s latest bike delivery service pedals half-pints of artisanal ice cream from Jubilee Ice Cream

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:27 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike delivery, food delivery, Ice Cream

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Sliders food truck coming to downtown D.C. courtesy Kickstarter, Twitter spam

D.C. Sliders will serve beef, crab cake and pulled pork sliders, as well as salads, sweet potato fries and cupcakes

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:24 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food truck, food trucks, kickstarter, sliders

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Picnic time: Here's where to get the goods

Spread out your blanket for these picnics from local restaurants and markets.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Local filmmaker debuts D.C. food truck doc tonight on MPT

American University graduate Robert Paschen spent almost two years following the District's mobile vendors to produce "Capital Food Fight."

By Tim Carman  |  08:01 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks, Restaurants

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 06/14/2013

ChefDriven truck drives off into the sunset today

Owner Jerry Trice has sold his vehicle to the Everlasting Life Cafe, which hopes to start selling vegan and vegetarian fare on the streets in a few weeks.

By Tim Carman  |  12:24 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 06/13/2013

This thing you should try: rattlesnake and alligator sausages at Fat Shorty's

The "Wildly Exotic" section of the Fat Shorty's sausage menu isn't bluffing.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:07 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Gordon, Food, This Thing You Should Try

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)
Tags:  food trucks, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/07/2013

We ate three D.C. doughnut sandwiches so you don't have to

Doughnuts are easy. Doughnut sandwiches? Gird your arteries.

By Maura Judkis and Alex Baldinger  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doughnuts, Food

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Dolcezza offers gelato fans a sweet deal in June and July

Buy a small gelato or sorbet, get another for half-price.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:25 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Where to get a free doughnut on National Doughnut Day

Where to get a free doughnut on National Doughnut Day

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:08 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/04/2013

The doissant is D.C.'s answer to the cronut

When Chocolate Crust in Brightwood fried up its own croissant-doughnut hybrid, it needed a different name. Behold, the doissant.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 05/31/2013

D.C. committee recommends the city reject street vending regulations

Chairman Vincent Orange wants to enact emergency legislation to amend the rules.

By Tim Carman  |  10:28 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Local soft-shell crabs return to your plate

Did you sample any soft-shell crabs over the Memorial Day weekend? And if so, how were they?

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Cicada desserts: More than meets the (red, beady) eye

Cicadas are hitting local menus -- but they're not what you'd think.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Ambar's all-you-can-eat brunch is heavy business

Pacing and strategy are required for those willing to tame the doughy, cheesy, meaty $35 all-you-can-eat brunch menu.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

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)
Tags:  Food, Tim Carman

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 05/21/2013

D.C. area fundraisers for Oklahoma tornado victims

We’ll be rounding up local efforts to raise funds for cleanup and victim aid. Know of any? Let us know and we’ll update this post.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:16 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Another vegan option for D.C. ramen lovers at Taan in Adams Morgan

Taan's creamy, veggie-laden bowl is modeled after traditional pork-bone ramen, but with fresh soy milk offering up the richness.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Veggie Eats

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Sound Bites turns up the volume on culinary charity

Nosh for a good cause at the 9:30 Club this weekend.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:47 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Food and Music, Music

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Ghibellina's pizza is authentic, any way you slice it

The pizza at the new Ghibellina is served unsliced -- and that makes it better, says the chef.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:02 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

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)
Tags:  Anthony Bourdain, Food, Tim Carman

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Aunt Boo spices up Bayou Bakery's roux with a crisp Amen

When a High Priestess of the Kitchen summons, it's best to respond immediately, with a notebook and tasting spoons in hand.

By Bonnie Benwick  |  01:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Kickstarter could fund D.C.'s first cake pop shop

A Kickstarter is well on its way to launching D.C.'s first cake pop shop in Cleveland Park

By Caitlin Dewey  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Park, Food

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Taste-testing Mike Isabella's G sandwich pop-up at Graffiato

The celebrity chef is testing out his forthcoming sandwich shop's menu at Graffiato all week.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:30 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Openings

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Anthony Bourdain's "Guts and Glory" tour visits Constitution Hall

The author and "Parts Unknown" host will share stories from his travel and culinary career.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:07 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Olive oil cake custard for a cause at Shake Shack

The flavor is part of the Shack's fundraiser for No Kid Hungry.

By Maura Judkis | @maurajudkis  |  02:39 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Eat and drink your way through Passport DC's European Union embassy tour

Where to find kielbasa, halloumi, waffles and beer during Saturday's Shortcut to Europe.

By Maura Judkis | @maurajudkis  |  11:30 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/10/2013

CreamCycle hits the streets today with ice cream sandwich goodness

Old-fashioned carts are bringing ice cream sandwiches to a corner near you.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Jose Andres: We need food truck regulations that work for everyone

The restaurateur and food truck owner believes restaurants and food trucks can peacefully coexist on the streets of Washington.

By Tim Carman | @timcarman  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 05/10/2013

D.C. plans more than 150 central locations for food trucks

The new numbers didn't immediately calm the food truck association.

By Tim Carman | @timcarman  |  10:08 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food trucks

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/09/2013

The weirdest, most interesting ice cream flavors in Washington

Feeling vanilla? Get your chills with something more exotic.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edible Air Conditioning, Food

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 05/08/2013

DGS Delicatessen's lunch counter has goodness to go

Finally, the deli-inspired restaurant has a take-out sandwich counter.

By Maura Judkis | @maurajudkis  |  04:39 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Pay-what-you-can for Sweetgreen salads Wednesday

Sweetgreen is letting you pick your price for salads at its newest location at 1325 W St. NW until 10 p.m.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:47 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food

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)
Tags:  food trucks, Tim Carman