A Night of Beer and Cheese at Scion Restaurant 

This is a sponsored post. Because we already know that wine and cheese are good together If you haven’t got anything planned for Wednesday, May 7, then you will want to purchase tickets for Beer & Cheese: An Evening with Funkwerks, Odell, & Right Proper, which will be held at 5pm at Scion’s Restaurant in Dupont Circle (2100 P…

Dolcezza Opens Factory to the Public

As a Dolcezza fan, I’m passing along this release from Dolcezza Gelato, my personal favorite gelato (or ice cream) in the DC area. Dolcezza Gelato is pleased to announce our state-of-the-art gelato factory + coffee lab factory at 550 Penn Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, just steps from Union Market, will officially open to the…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: 100,000 People Can’t be Wrong Edition

Friday September 20 DC Murals (3pm to 5pm) DC Mural and Art4All present a lecture by artists on the significance of their public pieces at various locations around DC.  In addition, Caitlin Carroll will present  her recently completed documentary film on DC’s murals.  For more information click here. The Anacostia Library is located at 1800…

Revenge is a Dish Best Served on H

H Street – it’s not just for boobs and vaudeville anymore. Rising from the ashes of the recently vacated Red Palace space is…..drum-roll…..long-planned Italian eatery Vendetta, which was originally slated for the 1300 block. Observant Sherlock-types may have seen small ads for it whilst frequenting RnR or the Biergarten. Vendetta will boast two bocce courts…

Restaurant Review: Ambar on Barrack’s Row

I must admit that I was skeptical. Despite the fact that Ambar, the new Balkan cuisine restaurant occupying the space that was once Jordan’s 8 on Barrack’s Row, is the newest culinary project of Ivan Iricanin, who has made me salivate at Maza 14 and El Centro. This guy is good, I knew, but even a great artist…

Monthly Wine Tasting at Le Grenier

New local favorite Le Grenier, at 5th and H Streets NE, knows how to keep the local crowd happy.  Every month the French restaurant will feature new wines by the glass, introduced at a free [read: FREE] tasting the first Tuesday of every month.  I sat down at the beautiful and dimly lit bar to…

Hip Hip Hikari!

New Japanese restaurant Hikari Sushi opened this week at 644 H St NE, adding another exciting cuisine option to the burgeoning corridor. According to Thrillist, it’s named after the fastest bullet train in Japan. The polished decor includes samurai swords and red lanterns, and there’s an impressive skylight lining the entire staircase. The first floor…

Quick Byte: Celebrity on H!

Stop the presses, everyone. Dr. Horrible himself, Neil Patrick Harris, was spotted at hot ramen spot Toki Underground last night before going to help light the White House Xmas tree. Contrary to rumors from a tipster calling himself “Kumar”, NPH was not on ‘shrooms and ecstasy, but had ‘shrooms in his bowl of ramen and…

Taste of Myanmar

Come feast on 15 delicious dishes of Burmese food for just $10!   On Thursday the 15th, EventStir and RuninOut will host a family style meal of typical Burmese fare at [aptly named] Burma in Chinatown.  Think Groupon-meets-Square: you join the event, pay $10, then get to eat your heart out with your new group…