Food & Dining

Where to Find Bastille Day Brunch Around DC

Washingtonian (Food) 7/12 9:38A Helen Huiskes
Apéro 2622 P St., NW This cozy, elegant neighborhood spot in Georgetown has a terrace and a patio—and is serving up caviar and champagne pairings for Bastille Day. Its weekend brunch will include eggs benedict on a croissant and crêpes suzette,...

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in D.C.

DC Eater 7/12 8:57A Vinciane Ngomsi
The epic Eiffel Tower fireworks display Bastille Day. | Photo by Mohamad Alsayed/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Honor France’s national holiday on Sunday, July 14 with prix fixe menus, free-flowing...

French Wine Bar Amelie Opens in Logan Circle

Washingtonian (Food) 7/12 6:29A Helen Huiskes
Amelie. 1315 14th St., NW Germain Michel and Olivier Filograsso became friends as teenagers in the wine-soaked Rhône Valley in southeastern France. When Michel, along with former restaurant colleague and current business partner Samie Didda, went...

A San Francisco-Style Burrito Shop Is Opening in Takoma Park

Washingtonian (Food) 7/12 4:43A Jessica Sidman
When Takoma Park Mexican restaurant Cielo Rojo moved into a larger location in the neighborhood earlier this year, owners Carolina McCandless and David Perez were left to come up with something else to put in its original 980-square-foot space....

How D.C. Chefs and Ice Cream Companies Became Fast Friends

DC Eater 7/12 3:00A Lenore Adkins
Shilling and Dolcezza teamed up this year to produce a super-popular Buttermilk Raspberry Jam gelato. | Natalie Flynn From for-sale pints to fine dining scoops, the cold collaboration game has never...

Le Dîner en Blanc Returns to a Secret DC Spot this September

Washingtonian (Food) 7/11 8:24A Ike Allen
Le Dîner en Blanc—the annual event that sees thousands of Washingtonians gather white folding tables, white folding chairs, white tablecloths, and picnic dinners, with no idea where to go until the last minute—returns to DC Saturday, September...

How to Celebrate Bastille Day Around DC

Washingtonian (Food) 7/11 7:37A Helen Huiskes
Calling all Francophiles—or anyone who needs a reason to drink rosé: Bastille Day is Sunday, July 14. Here are 16 places to commemorate the kickoff of the French Revolution (all events are on Sunday unless otherwise noted).  Bastille 606 N....

Supermodel Tyra Banks Brings D.C. a Haute Scoop Summer

DC Eater 7/11 5:55A Tierney Plumb
Entrepreneur Tyra Banks debuts her first official Smize & Dream store in D.C. this month. | Smize & Dream Smize & Dream swings open in Woodley Park on Friday, July 19 Fashion and entertainment icon...

Tyra Banks is Opening an Ice Cream Pop-Up in Woodley Park

Washingtonian (Food) 7/11 4:00A Ike Allen
SMiZE DREAM, 2653 Connecticut Ave., NW. One of the top-earning supermodels of all time. The creator of America’s Next Top Model. The onetime host of Dancing with the Stars and America’s Got Talent. Now, Tyra Banks is also the proud owner of a new...

Best of Washington 2024: Things to Eat, Drink, Shop, Do, and Know

Washingtonian (Food) 7/11 1:00A Washingtonian Staff
Best of Washington 2024: Where to Eat and Drink Our favorite new and classic spots to sip and savor. Best of Washington 2024: Things to Do 20+ exciting ways to make the most out of the city. Best of Washington 2024: Where to Shop Looking for the...

Best of Washington 2024: Where to Eat and Drink

Washingtonian (Food) 7/11 12:59A Washingtonian Staff
Best New Food Hall Love, Makoto location_on 200 Massachusetts Ave., NW language Website Food halls continue to open around town, but one emerges as the top new arrival: Love, Makoto. A collaboration between Eric Eden and chef David Deshaies–owners...

Duke’s Grocery in Dupont Circle is Reopening After a 16-Month Renovation

Washingtonian (Food) 7/10 7:05A Josie Reich
Duke’s Grocery, DC’s buzzy London-inspired pub, will reopen its original Dupont Circle location on Thursday, July 11, after 16 months of extensive renovations. “What was originally charming about the building became a little wobbly and unsteady,”...

DC Chef Robert Curtis Has Died

Washingtonian (Food) 7/10 3:23A Jessica Sidman
Robert Curtis, the former executive chef of Bourbon Steak who was preparing to open a Brazilian restaurant and bar in DC, has died. He was 35 years old. Friends, colleagues, and family remember him for being cool and collected, driven in his...

BLT Steak Has Closed in DC

Washingtonian (Food) 7/9 8:19A Jessica Sidman
BLT Steak, the sleek steakhouse near the White House frequented by the Obamas, has closed after nearly two decades in business. The dining room opened to much fanfare in 2006 as an offshoot of a New York bistro-steakhouse from chef Laurent...
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