Maura Judkis

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Maura

The restaurant’s new look is designed to appeal to millennials and power diners alike.

  • Aug 1, 2014

With a fast-casual, assembly-line Italian concept coming to Gaithersburg, let’s update the list of Chipotle wannabes.

  • Jul 29, 2014

A pop-up from two chefs who hail from New York’s famed wd~50 sets up for the summer.

  • Jul 28, 2014

The sandwich sold out within an hour in its first day on the menu at Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Maryland’s favorite seasoning blend is the star of a new sandwich from the D.C. doughnut maker.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Raw meat, in the form of tartare and carpaccio, makes a comeback on the fine-dining scene.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Raw meat, in the form of tartare and carpaccio, makes a comeback on the fine-dining scene.

  • Jul 14, 2014

As construction continues, Shaw’s Compass Coffee is finally beginning to look like a coffee shop.

  • Jul 10, 2014

This New York import’s “Yeeros” and salads will be ideal cheap eats for the lunchtime crowd.

  • Jul 9, 2014

The restaurant and bar features an extensive menu of Asian food and drink named after classic films.

  • Jul 8, 2014

Jenny Splitter’s play is one of the attractions of this year’s Capital Fringe Festival.

  • Jul 5, 2014

The Derek Brown brunch crawl is now complete.

  • Jul 3, 2014

The new gelateria will feature a walk-up window for streetside service.

  • Jun 27, 2014

The Japanese-French restaurant comes from the owner of Room 11 and the Petworth Citizen.

  • Jun 27, 2014

The show, about a woman whose wallpaper slowly drives her crazy, is not your typical musical.

  • Jun 26, 2014

Curators discuss the works of art that have made the Corcoran the institution it is today.

  • Jun 26, 2014

The vegan bakery will open a much larger sister restaurant.

  • Jun 26, 2014

The Kenyan food tents offer a culinary experience you will not easily find elsewhere in D.C.

  • Jun 26, 2014

Another childhood favorite gets an upscale update.

  • Jun 25, 2014

Chef Michael Walters creates two new dishes for every World Cup match, including the United States and Portugal.

  • Jun 22, 2014
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About Maura

 Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts for the Weekend section and Going Out Guide. She has also written for U.S. News & World Report,, ARTnews, the Washington City Paper and the Onion A.V. Club. If you see her out and about – at restaurants, museums, theaters, or Meridian Hill Park with her two dogs – say hi.