Everything you need to know about #MeatlessMondays

Everything you need to know about #MeatlessMondays

There’s nothing new under the sun, and Meatless Mondays are no exception. What may seem like a new trend actually dates back all the way to World War I. In order to aid the war effort, families were urged to reduce their consumption of important staples like meat, wheat, sugar, and fats. More than 13 million families signed a pledge to take part in these conservation efforts. The campaign was instituted again during World War II.

With Trump in Town, Washington Restaurants Await a Visit (From Ivanka)

With Trump in Town, Washington Restaurants Await a Visit (From Ivanka)

President George Bush liked Peking duck from a restaurant in a Virginia strip mall. President Bill Clinton liked Indian food from the Bombay Club and the occasional run to McDonald’s. President Barack Obama spent eight years dining all over town, eating everything from upscale Italian at Fiola Mare to truffle macaroni and cheese at Equinox.

Where Should the President Dine in Washington? Restaurateurs Offer Tips

Where Should the President Dine in Washington? Restaurateurs Offer Tips

President Trump is settling into life at the White House, which is well-stocked with his favorite foods. The city’s restaurateurs are curius to see if the president, who is a homebody compared with his restaurant-hopping predecessor, will show any desire to engage with a culinary scene that became vibrant during the Obama administration...

7 soul-warming soups you need to try this winter

7 soul-warming soups you need to try this winter

This is about the time of the year when winter has officially worn out its welcome. The charm of the holidays has waned, and we all know there’s at least another month of blustery winds and dark, chilly days. Even though this season hasn’t been particularly snowy, we could all benefit from a restorative and comforting bowl of soup. Here are seven refined options to sample around town:

10 OG Servers You Need to Know in the DC Area

10 OG Servers You Need to Know in the DC Area

Cole has been a host, manager and server in his 16 years serving customers at chef Todd Gray’s Downtown mainstay, so he knows how to anticipate the needs of his tables. He notes that the DC dining scene is dramatically different from when he first started at Equinox, and the competition is fierce. “Our job is that when they arrive here, they feel they made a wise decision by the service they get and the food they eat,” he says.

Exactly Where to Eat During DC's Winter Restaurant Week

Exactly Where to Eat During DC's Winter Restaurant Week

The best time to experience DC’s buzzing food scene? During Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week (January 30-February 5) of course. With over 200 eateries offering 3-course meals for brunch, lunch, or dinner (or sometimes even all three), it can be hard to decide where to go. Here we’ve rounded up some highlights from the spots we think you should try.

Healthy Restaurant Dishes That Won’t Make You Hate Life

Healthy Restaurant Dishes That Won’t Make You Hate Life

Salmon is an excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, so it makes for a guilt-free beef substitute in a burger. Equinox’s Fennel Spiced Salmon Burger comes with mustard aioli on grilled brioche ($20). Even the side gets a nutritional boost courtesy of sweet potato chips.