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Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Tom Sietsema’s Fall Dining Guide by the numbers

Now that we have all had a chance to page through Tom’s 40 restaurant Fall Dining Guide, lets talk stats.

By Justin Rude  |  01:18 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Ask Tom Sietsema: Cashion’s eat place to serve doughnuts, bear claws and pork burger

This week, Tom lead his chat with some of the hour’s juiciest tidbits.

By Justin Rude  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 08/13/2012

It’s Restaurant Week, again

It’s a really big week for the Washington-area dining scene. Also, Restaurant Week is happening.

By Justin Rude  |  01:25 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Got Plans? preview: Chat with us about summer movies

Film critic Michael O’Sullivan joins today's Got Plans? chat to discuss summer movies.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Waffles land on Blagden Alley

Hot on the heels of Tim Carman’s story on the District’s second-class status as a breakfast city comes news of the opening of a small waffle and smoothie bar on Bladgen Alley named, appropriately, Back Alley Waffles.

By Justin Rude  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Weekend box office: ‘Safe House’ and ‘The Vow’ go head to head

It’s almost a tie for these two films over the Presidents Day holiday weekend.

By Anne Kenderdine  |  02:09 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/16/2012

“In the Land of Blood and Honey,” take two

Angelina Jolie’s “In the Land of Blood and Honey” will open Friday at the Avalon Theatre. It screened locally, but wasn't in theaters long enough for many to see it.

By Amy Joyce  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Michel Richard gambling on Atlantic City

The celebrity chef is partnering with the new Revel resort to open three dining spaces there.

By Tom Sietsema  |  04:56 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Oscar-nominated animated, live action and documentary short films screen tonight

Really want to be informed for the Academy Awards? The Oscar-nominated live action, animated and documentary short films screen starting tonight.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Another option coming for food, drinks and a movie

The pioneer in the food/drinks/movies biz plans to open an eight-screen multiplex near Dulles Airport.

By John DeFore  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Coming from chef Bryan Voltaggio: Lunchbox

Volt chef Bryan Voltaggio is preparing to open a soup-and-sandwich concept in Frederick within a matter of weeks.

By Tom Sietsema  |  10:26 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Brian McBride to partner with fellow chef Robert Wiedmaier

Brian McBride, who has spent the past 25 years cooking at restaurants at the Park Hyatt, is leaving the West End hotel to go into business with his longtime friend and fellow chef Robert Wiedmaier.

By Tom Sietsema  |  06:34 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 10/13/2011

AFI’s Noir City festival opens Saturday

AFI hosts its annual Film Noir Festival, starting Saturday.

By Erica Balanc  |  01:19 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Feeds & Reads: Bad restaurant Web sites and ‘good’ graffiti

The Gurus round up the week’s must-read blog posts, tweets and restaurant/bar rumor-mongering.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:40 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/04/2011

Free & easy: Arts on Foot, Adams Morgan Day

By Jess Righthand  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Feeds & Reads: Washington’s cheapest eats and a (temporary?) farewell to Shaw’s Tavern

The Gurus round up the week’s must-read blog posts, tweets and restaurant/bar rumor-mongering.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:35 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Something for the weekend: Cajun cooking and cocktails

A pair of cooking and bartending demonstrations give you an excuse to check out the Cajun Experience on 18th Street NW.

By Justin Rude  |  04:07 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Food in focus: Freddy’s Lobster and Clams

Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema went to Bethesda for his dining column this week to check out Freddy’s Lobster & Clams , a new Maine-inspired seafood shack on Cordell Ave.

By Justin Rude  |  01:24 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/04/2011

Will 2011 be the year of the lobster?

This summer it looks like the city’s favorite lunch wagon will be facing a bit more competition in the realm of seafood sandwiches, as a pair of similarly New England-themed casual restaurants are set to make their D.C.-area debuts.

By Justin Rude  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Weekend Update: Outdoors 101 is in session

Spring has sprung, which means it’s time to get back into the swing of the outdoors. Find out where to go kayaking, fishing, camping and more.

By Alex Baldinger  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Hot Tickets: Ke$ha, DC101 Chili Cook-Off, Mumford and Sons

Hopefully your concert budget is in order, because there are a lot of great ways you could spend your hard-earned dollars on live music this week.

By Brandon Weigel  |  07:17 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:04 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Daytime diversions for a federal shutdown

What will be open if the Smithsonian museums close.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  08:04 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Maximum India at the Kennedy Center: What to see this week

A look at what’s on

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:40 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 02/11/2011

Hopslam cask to be tapped at ChurchKey

There will be beer from some out-of-town brewery and food too.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:31 AM ET, 02/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)