11 Upcoming Restaurants Showcased at New Kitchens 5.0

New Kitchens On The Block returns to Mess Hall on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The fifth edition of the renowned culinary event series offers a onetime-only opportunity to taste of 11 of DC’s most hyped new restaurants by the city’s buzziest, award-winningest chefs – before they open. Guests have the chance to savor signature dishes…

Bigger, Better Boqueria Opens Wednesday in Penn Quarter

Beloved Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant Brings Signature Convivial Spirit to the Neighborhood with New Menus, Expanded Central Bar Area, Lively Open Kitchen and Chef’s Counter Seating Restaurateur Yann de Rochefort and Executive Chef Marc Vidal are thrilled to announce the opening of their vibrant Spanish tapas bar and restaurant, Boqueria, in Penn Quarter at…

New Year’s Eve Dinner: Oysters and Champagne Edition

For those looking to enjoy dining out on New Year’s Eve (as opposed to waiting for parties or galas to start), the Clyde’s restaurant group has a few tasty deals available, especially if your tastes are for the sea! SHELLFISH & CHAMPAGNE Old Ebbitt Grill, Clyde’s of Gallery Place, Clyde’s at Mark Center, Clyde’s of…

Celebrate Labor Day with Boozy Brunch at Boqueria

Celebrate international flavors this Labor Day at the lively Barcelona-inspired tapas bar and restaurant, Boqueria. The bustling eatery will be serving its boozy brunch menu on Monday, September 3 (in addition to Saturday and Sunday) at the Dupont location. For $39 per person, guests can enjoy a generous selection of shared Spanish tapas, brunch dishes,…

Pizzeria Vetri Shows Off New Design

The exclusive pizza box design will be available for one week only June 7-14, 2018 Pizzeria Vetri and Amberella are choosing love this June! The award-winning pizzeria has commissioned renowned street artist, Amberella, to create a limited-edition pizza box design that champions equality and raises funds for local LGBTQ non-profit groups. The limited print box,…

The Real Gin Was the Friends We Made Along the Way

Written by Alicia Akins, local writer, first-time gin drinker, and recovering expat learning to make DC home.  See more of her writing over at her blog.   Gin and I aren’t friends. We aren’t enemies either. We just hadn’t had the chance to get to know each other. I’d heard varying reports about her: some…

WOMEN HOUSE Exhibit Opens with HOUSE PARTY March 8

Celebrate International Women’s Day with WOMEN HOUSE Exhibition Opening HOUSE PARTY at National Museum of Women in the Arts, March 8 Hot on the heels of the #5WomenArtists challenge, The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to announce the Women House Exhibition Opening Party, an exciting after-hours “house party” on March 8 from…

Lean In to your Classical Side with Gourmet Symphony

Gourmet Symphony presents… The Saloon Concert Series: American Expressions Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 5-7:30 pm One Eight Distilling An intimate evening of classical music, light fare, and cocktails inspired by the culture of Americana. The culinary concert program pairs works by Barber, Copland, and Shaw with local delicacies from Union Market purveyors and libations…

Spark at Engine Company 12 Opens February 3

Restaurant adventurer Conlan Northcutt visited Spark and had a glowing report. Spark at Engine Company 12 is DC’s newest smokehouse restaurant, opening its doors on Saturday February 3. Housed in the historic firehouse of Engine Company 12 in Bloomingdale, it boasts rustic interiors and a second floor event space generous enough to hold 400 people….