By Albert Eisele 05/12/11 06:22 PM EDT
It isn’t often that a restaurant review presents an opportunity to learn about an unfamiliar cuisine and, at the same time, gain valuable insights into an international crisis, especially when the restaurant in question is within minutes of your home.
Emily Cahn 05/11/11 11:58 PM EDT
With paintings of President Abraham Lincoln adorning the walls and pennies arranged in a mosaic on the floor, a new restaurant in McPherson Square that bears the name of the 16th president stays true to its theme.
Cristina Marcos and Morgan Spencer 05/11/11 11:54 PM EDT
Art and Soul
415 New Jersey Ave. NW
Southern comfort food may seem like a world away from Capitol Hill, but it’s not. Just a few blocks away from the Senate side of the Capitol, chef Art Smith’s creative twists on Southern cooking taste even better than what’s on the table back home.
Morgan Spencer 05/11/11 11:53 PM EDT
With so many restaurants to choose from in Washington D.C., finding good, authentic international food can be a challenge. The embassies of Mexico, Ireland and France have suggestions for great spots that stay true to their culture.
Cristina Marcos 05/11/11 11:52 PM EDT
Looking for something a bit different from traditional, belt-busting Italian food? Save a table for you and your familia at Fiola da Fabio Trabocchi in Penn Quarter for a modern take on Italian cuisine, where you can experience the chef’s homeland like never before, complete with foam and edible 24-carat gold.
Emily Cahn 05/11/11 11:52 PM EDT
Baseball fans heading to Nationals Park this season will find a few new venues inside and outside the ballpark that spice up the experience at the three-year-old stadium.
Alicia Cohn 05/11/11 11:50 PM EDT
Residents all over Washington are eating food bought out of the side of a
truck, as the popularity of the mobile kitchen movement makes its way
along the East Coast.
The Hill staff 05/11/11 11:47 PM EDT
Offering fresh, delicious sushi, Yosaku has earned an outstanding
reputation as the most authentic Japanese restaurant in D.C. since its
establishment in 1982. Their wide variety of mouthwatering sushi and
rolls run at an average price and fill you up.
Alicia Cohn 05/11/11 11:45 PM EDT
They say the sky is big in Texas — so is the taste of Hill Country Barbecue in Penn Quarter. Located next door to the Shakespeare Theatre Co. and only a block from Verizon Center, Hill Country just opened its first D.C. location in March after four years in New York City.
Kate Oczypok 05/11/11 11:42 PM EDT
If you missed the Kentucky Derby last week and want to recreate your own, Co Co. Sala on F Street’s “Chocolate and Bubbles” happy hour will make you want to don a huge hat and take a jaunt downtown.