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Going Out Guide: January, 2014

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 01/31/2014

R.J. Cooper to remain at Rogue 24 for ‘foreseeable future’

The modernist restaurant will continue to operate as the chef and his partner battle in court.

By Tim Carman  |  03:10 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  R.J. Cooper, Restaurants

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Malort report: Chicago’s favorite awful-tasting shot invades D.C.

Chicago’s shot of choice is showing up on D.C. cocktail menus.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, This Thing You Should Try

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Watch online: ’12 O’Clock Boys,’ ‘Percentage,’ ‘House of Bodies’

A documentary about renegade dirt-bikers Baltimore and a pair of films from Flavor Unit Entertainment.

By Ann Hornaday and Michael O'Sullivan  |  12:02 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movie Reviews, Movies, Reviews On Demand

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 01/31/2014

‘Labor Day,’ ‘That Awkward Moment’ and ‘Gloria’ reviewed

Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin star in a new film based on a novel by Joyce Maynard.

By Macy Freeman  |  11:38 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  To See or Not To See

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 01/31/2014

‘Rush’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:12 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Your cup runneth over with five beer events tonight

Five fantastic events, all of which are worth your time.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:00 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Events

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 01/30/2014

9 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Jan. 31-Feb. 2

A warm weekend brings the Lunar New Year, Super Bowl watch parties and chocolate.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  02:55 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Weekend's Best

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/30/2014

La Colombe passes inspection, plans to open Saturday

The Philadelphia-based roaster is still awaiting final inspection before opening.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Coffee

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Earl Sweatshirt, Rosanne Cash and more must-see February concerts

There’s a month of buzzy shows ahead.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:44 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, February concerts, Live Music, Tour Dates

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

KoChix, where Korean fried chicken gets a sticky, open-ended approach

By Tim Carman  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurants, The $20 Diner

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 01:25 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Where to watch the Super Bowl with cheap beer, free food and giant TVs

Everything you need to know about watching Sunday’s game in the D.C. area.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Super Bowl

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 01/28/2014

El Rey launches new happy hour, immediately changes new happy hour

$7 DC Brau becomes $3 Natty Boh in less than 24 hours.

By Fritz Hahn  |  05:52 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, El Rey, Happy Hour, U Street

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Ink Lounge and Tattoo Bar want to see your yoga pants in the club

An 18-and-over party at Tattoo includes a $500 “Best Yoga Pant Competition.“

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:51 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Osteria Elisir closes, Fargione looks at reality show deal

Investors in Enzo Fargione’s comfy downtown restaurant decided to cut their losses.

By Tim Carman  |  02:20 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Enzo Fargione, 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 07:00 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Nightlife Agenda: State of the Union, Bluejacket tours and Buddy Holly

State of the Union drinking games, release parties for local beers and a tribute to the Day the Music Died.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Music, Nightlife Agenda

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014

See 2014 Grammy winners perform on D.C. stages

Lorde, Bruno Mars, Kacey Musgraves and others are headed to town.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  06:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Grammys, Live Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Where to watch the State of the Union speech

Play bingo, drink like it’s happy hour or take part in a post-speech discussion.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:01 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Politics, State of the Union

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 11:07 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Free and Easy: Cellist Yvonne Caruthers, Jazz Film Fridays and U.S. Air Force Band Concert

The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.

By Macy Freeman  |  11:07 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free and Easy

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 01/27/2014

The Source kicks off Chinese New Year with star Sichuan chef Peter Chang

Tickets for tonight’s dim sum-style feast are on sale now.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:43 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chinese New Year, Restaurants

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Food Truck Face-Off highlights fifth annual Meat Week

BBQ Bus looks to retain its crown as the best barbecue vendor on D.C.’s streets.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barbecue, Meat Week, Restaurants

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 01/24/2014

The East Side King pop-up at Toki Underground is happening now

Make a date for an early dinner of refined street food, via Austin.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:18 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pop-ups, Toki Underground

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 01/24/2014

‘Captain Phillips’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Macy Freeman  |  12:48 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dvds

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 01/24/2014

New movies ‘Gimme Shelter’ and ‘Hours’ reviewed

Critic Michael O’Sullivan reviews two new films.

By Macy Freeman  |  12:34 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  To See or Not To See

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 10:47 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Ticket alert: Katy Perry, Tokyo Police Club, S. Carey

Spring brings hot touring acts through Washington venues.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:47 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Live Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Watch online: ‘Artifact,’ ‘Redlands,’ and ‘Sun Don’t Shine’

Post critics review movies streaming online or on demand.

By Ann Hornaday, Michael O'Sullivan and Stephanie Merry  |  09:42 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movie Reviews, Movies, Reviews On Demand

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Carla Hall previews her new cookbook at Sips & Suppers dinner

“The Chew” co-host joins chef David Lawrence on a comfort food dinner.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carla Hall, Sips & Suppers

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Celebrate Burns Night with haggis and Scotch

Toast the birth of Scotland’s national poet.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:47 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Burns Night

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Woolly Mammoth to host plays inspired by the Trayvon Martin case

New 10-minute works are presented in conjunction with a nationwide effort.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:15 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Theater

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Video: Learn to mix mocktails like a pro

Firefly bartender Jon Harris recreates three cocktails without booze.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:49 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Mocktails

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Billy Joel will play Nationals Park on July 26

The piano man returns to the stadium.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/23/2014

9 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Jan. 24-26

Stock up on vinyl, meet the Nats or take the polar plunge.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Weekend's Best

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 01:29 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Jason Aldean is playing Nationals Park this summer (and so is Billy Joel)

The country star’s “Burn It Down” tour will visit the ballpark.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:29 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tour Dates

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Nightlife Agenda: After-hours culture, Oscars trivia and U.S. Royalty

The Going Out Guide staff highlights the week’s best DJs, bands, dance nights and parties.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  10:18 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Music, Nightlife Agenda

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Heiner Contemporary closes Georgetown gallery

The gallery’s programming leaned heavily toward painting.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  05:13 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Dupont Circle snowball fight to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Put on your warmest mittens: the Dupont snowball fight is back.

By Maura Judkis  |  04:26 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Snow

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 12:43 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Sting, Paul Simon to perform concert for Duke Ellington School

The touring duo will perform at Strathmore on March 12.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Chef shifts: Daniel Singhofen to Blue Duck Tavern, John Melfi to Fiola Mare

Changes at the West End favorite and the forthcoming Georgetown seafood spot.

By Tom Sietsema  |  12:39 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurants

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Bluejacket and head brewer Megan Parisi part ways

The three-month-old Navy Yard brewery is making changes to its collaborative brewing team.

By Tim Carman  |  09:33 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Bars

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/19/2014

Free and Easy: ‘Let Freedom Ring,’ Chinese New Year Family Day, Community Wellness Fair

The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.

By Lauren McEwen  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free and Easy

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Something for the weekend: Flight wine bar opens Saturday

A handsome space springs up on Sixth Street, near Graffiato and Daikaya.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:06 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Openings, Something for the Weekend

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 01:07 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Woody Allen turns pimp in ‘Fading Gigolo’ at the Washington Jewish Film Festival

Allen appears in John Turturro’s “Fading Gigolo,” one of the festival’s 64 films.

By Stephanie Merry  |  01:07 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 01/17/2014

‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,’ ‘The Square’ and other new movies, reviewed

Also reviewed: “The Square,” “The Invisible Woman” and “Life of a King.“

By Macy Freeman  |  11:31 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, To See or Not To See

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Craft beer alert: SAVOR returns to D.C. in May

After a year in the Big Apple, the festival returns to the National Building Museum.

By Greg Kitsock  |  10:57 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Events

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 01/17/2014

‘Riddick,’ ‘Enough Said’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:49 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 01/16/2014

8 things to do in the D.C. area on the long weekend of Jan. 17-20

Spend Sunday rocking with Afrika Bambaataa or catch a “Fifty Shades” sendup.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  04:32 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Weekend's Best

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/16/2014

The perfect seasonal treat? Try s’mores or luxe cocoa

Roasting s’mores on Irish Whiskey’s patio or sample spiked hot cocoa at Hank’s Oyster Bar.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend

A roundup of programs in honor of the civil rights leader.

By Macy Freeman  |  12:33 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/16/2014

The Post’s reviews of 2014 Best Picture nominees

See how critics rated the nine top Oscar films.

By Margaret Ely  |  12:07 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Oscars

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 08:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Still haven’t shared your essential Washington dish? Join the debate in Thursday’s Got Plans? chat.

We’re taking nominations and debating the options so far.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40 Eats, Got Plans?, Restaurants

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Bluejacket brewery tours begin Jan. 31

You’ve sampled the beers, now see where they’re made.

By Alex Baldinger  |  05:43 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Bluejacket

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 01/15/2014

What’s happening with Maketto?

Will Sharp updates the progress on the H Street NE restaurant/shop/cafe.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:34 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maketto, Restaurants, Vigilante Coffee

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Build your own three-course dinner and save over Restaurant Week

This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but it’s easy to order a tasty dinner for less than $35.14.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:43 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurant Week, Restaurants

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Hanoi House is set to become a Den of Thieves

Owner Eric Hilton is replacing the Vietnamese restaurant and lounge with a DJ-driven bar.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:03 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  14th Street, Bars, U Street

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Lauryn Hill returning to D.C. for a second date; tickets on sale Friday

After filling the 9:30 Club, the singer returns to the Lincoln Theatre Feb. 9.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live Music

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/14/2014

See Outkast this summer? Head to Delaware.

The duo will headline Dover’s Firefly Music Festival in June.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music, Tour Dates

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 01/14/2014

13 critic-approved spots where you won’t see a Restaurant Week menu

Don’t want to deal with Restaurant Week crowds? These 13 stellar restaurants aren’t participating.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:44 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurant Week, Restaurants

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Watch online: ‘Eating Alabama,’ ‘Milius,’ ‘That Guy Who Was in That Thing’

This week: three documentaries, including one about a couple who tries to eat exclusively seasonally and locally.

By Stephanie Merry, Ann Hornaday and Michael O'Sullivan  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movie Reviews, Movies, Reviews On Demand

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 07:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Nightlife Agenda: Hip-hop heroes, tailgating and partying until 4 a.m.

It’s a long weekend, so you can stay out late and party with Talib Kweli, DJ Maseo and local go-go bands,

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Music

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 01/13/2014

D.C. Meat Week returns Jan. 26

Area barbecue restaurants will be offering seven days of carnivore-friendly specials

By Alex Baldinger  |  05:31 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Eamonn’s in Arlington will become a second branch of Society Fair

A second branch of the market, wine bar and bakery shop will replace the Arlington fish-and-chips spot.

By Tom Sietsema  |  02:32 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurants

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Tonight: $1 PBR tallboys at Duffy’s

The pub’s new happy hour isn’t fancy, but it sure is cheap.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:09 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Happy Hour

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 09:30 AM ET, 01/12/2014

Free and Easy: ‘With Their Own Eyes’ symposium, Martin Luther King Jr. program and artist Sonya Clark

The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.

By Macy Freeman  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Free and Easy

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Gold extends Dino’s stay in Cleveland Park, signs lease in Shaw

The chef and owner hopes to open his casual Dino’s Grotto in March.

By Tim Carman  |  07:43 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurants

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Chef de cuisine Matt Hill to leave Range after Restaurant Week

Hill will depart at the conclusion of Restaurant Week on Jan. 19.

By Tim Carman  |  05:14 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryan Voltaggio, Range, Restaurants

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ tour in Baltimore; Earl Sweatshirt at 9:30 Club

Kanye West’s spectacle hits Charm City on Feb. 14.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore, Kanye, Live Music

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/10/2014

‘August: Osage County,’ ‘The Past’ and other new movies, reviewed

Also reviewed: “Lone Survivor,” “The Suspect” and more.

By Macy Freeman  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, To See or Not To See

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Something for the weekend: El Rey and Bidwell

Two new restaurants: One with an American bent, the other strictly Mexican.

By Margaret Ely and Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:55 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  El Rey, new restaurants, Restaurants, Union Market

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 01/10/2014

‘Thanks for Sharing’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:21 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Is Pasta Mia in Adams Morgan on the verge of closing?

Owner Roberto Broglia said the lease expires Feb. 28, which could mark Pasta Mia’s last day of service.

By Tim Carman  |  03:37 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adams Morgan, Pasta Mia, Restaurants

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Burst pipes force area bars to close

Lingering effects of the polar vortex have forced several bars to temporarily shutter.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:49 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, polar vortex

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 01/09/2014

8 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Jan. 9-12

Sip margaritas at El Rey on U Street and hear the best storytellers in town.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  10:59 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Weekend's Best

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Crave by Helen to replace Addie’s in Rockville

Helen Wasserman hopes to launch the “East meets West” menu in April.

By Tom Sietsema  |  10:29 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurants, Rockville

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Landmark announces movie theater near U Street

A six-screen theater in the Atlantic Plumbing project, set to open in 2015.

By Stephanie Merry  |  04:28 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Enough with the found footage already

“The Blair Witch Project” was almost 15 years ago. It’s time to move on.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  12:23 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Ri Ra: The illusion of Ireland in Georgetown

The Irish-accented chain moves into Georgetown’s former Mie N Yu space.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:52 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Georgetown

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Watch online: ‘C.O.G.’ and ‘The Immortal Augustus Gladstone’

A David Sedaris adaptation, and a faux-doc about a man claiming to be older than 150.

By Stephanie Merry and Michael O'Sullivan  |  03:36 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movie Reviews, Movies, Reviews On Demand

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Dying to try rare, pricey Geisha coffee? Here’s your chance.

Zeke’s Coffee is hosting rare coffee cuppings this weekend.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:47 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coffee, polar vortex

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Polar Vortex food and drink specials

Warm up and save money while it’s super cold outside.

By Margaret Ely  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Happy Hour, Restaurants

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 07:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Nightlife Agenda: A week of retro DJs, post-punk and go-go

SpeakEasyDC’s top storytellers take over the 9:30 Club, two popular ‘90s DJs team up at Flash, and a promising go-go band reunites.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Karaoke, Music, Nightlife Agenda

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Curious coffee drinker? This (dis)loyalty card is for you.

A frequent-buyer card that encourages spreading your coffee business around.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:48 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coffee

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 09:30 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Free and Easy: Zora Neale Hurston birthday, Winternational, Basics of Developing Personal Style

The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.

By Lauren McEwen  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free and Easy

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Chef Chris Watson parts ways with Ovvio Osteria

The chef disagrees with the direction being taken by ownership.

By Tom Sietsema  |  03:46 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Merrifield, Restaurants

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

Virginia bars will soon be able to tell you if they offer happy hour

But they won’t be able to tell you what their happy hour specials are.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:21 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Happy Hour

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Not everyone loves Toby Keith’s new Woodbridge bar and grill

The restaurant’s ban on weapons has advocates for the Second Amendment up in arms.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:55 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Woodbridge

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Time to dish: What are D.C.’s essential eats for 2014?

It’s time to name the dishes that every Washingtonian must try in 2014.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40 Eats, Restaurants

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 01/03/2014

‘The Wolverine’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:36 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

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 11:39 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Eight things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Jan. 3-5

There are plenty of choices for the frigid weekend ahead.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  11:39 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Weekend's Best

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Sounds for the new year: Pusha T, Neutral Milk Hotel and more January concerts

Mark your calendar for these concerts.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:27 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Live Music

 

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