CityDrinks: The New Old Fashioneds

An Old Fashioned is just that – a big boy brown drink of whiskey, sugar and bitters, served muddled or stirred. It has its own glass and a cameo in every movie set in the 50s and 60s. Modern mixologists … Keep reading

The Ten: Warming Winter Cocktails

So many choices, so little time. The Ten is your guide to the best of the best that D.C. has to offer.  Short days and long nights are a perfect excuse to spend more time at your favorite bars around … Keep reading

The Ten: Festively Festooned Eateries

So many choices, so little time. The Ten is your guide to the best of the best that D.C. has to offer. More than half the windows on our Advent calendar are opened as we enter the home stretch to … Keep reading

The Ten: Stellar Spots for Dining Solo

So many choices, so little time. The Ten is your guide to the best of the best that D.C. has to offer. Dining alone is an art. You need to pick the right restaurant, which boasts great solo seating options, … Keep reading

The Ten: Best French Fries

So many choices, so little time. The Ten is your guide to the best of the best that D.C. has to offer. This week’s installment tackles French fries. Most people are clearly passionate about them, since a recent study found … Keep reading

Sips & Suppers 2013

Photos by Elizabeth Parker The ultimate DC food event, Sips & Suppers, was held all across the city and into McClean and Bethesda this past weekend. We saw everyone from DC culinary scene fan favorites, Top Chef stars, CNN correspondants, and … Keep reading

The Week In Food

Well, did everyone do their patriotic duty and grill out this week? Some burgers, perhaps? Hot dogs? Maybe even grillin’ some pizza?! What’s more patriotic than a good ol’ steak, in a good ol’ DC steakhouse? Tom Sietsema re-re-re-investigates the … Keep reading

Grill the Chef: Occidental’s Matt Baker

Occidental chef, Matt Baker has cooked around the world, including the much-lauded Krish The Restaurant in Singapore. He’s also worked at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak in Miami and Brasserie Beck in DC. Today, we turn the tables and grill the … Keep reading