The Washington Post

Holley Simmons

Express Dining EditorWashington, D.C.


Duke’s Grocery, the beloved Dupont hang with an East London twist, is opening a second iteration in Woodley Park to be called Duke’s Counter.

  • Jan 28, 2016

Within the past month, two local pie-slingers — &pizza and Timber Pizza Co. — began serving a new option inspired by the classic sandwich. Try ‘em now.

  • Jan 21, 2016

  • Jan 20, 2016

Think you’re helping your server by stacking your empty plates? Think again. See what other mistakes you’ve probably made at a restaurant.

  • Jan 6, 2016

Starting January 8th, Blind Dog Café in Shaw will cease operations and become Union Kitchen Presents, a rotating platform for local restaurant and food start-ups.

  • Jan 6, 2016

Fancy toast, gigantic sushi and cake served with a side of cat cuddles topped our list. See what other dishes from Momofuku, Bad Saint and Maketto made the cut.

  • Dec 31, 2015

We surveyed D.C.’s dining scene and found the following over-the-top dishes and beverages to consume before the clock strikes midnight.

  • Dec 23, 2015

Mule Bone, a new restaurant from Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, will include a retail portion overseen by Desirée Venn Frederic, the founder of Nomad Yard Collectiv. It’s a playground for those who love color, history and antiques.

  • Dec 17, 2015

No joke: People are actually paying to be locked in a room — for fun — equipped with nothing but a few hints and their guile to get themselves out. We checked out four such puzzle palaces around D.C.

  • Dec 17, 2015

The Virginia city blends Civil War-era history with new shops and cool restaurants.

  • Oct 1, 2015
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