Chocolate is synonymous with the most romantic day of the year, but these nine desserts at local DC area restos take the sweet treat up a notch for the most decadent, delectable, and delicious Valentine's Day yet.
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.
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.
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...
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:
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.
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.