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Etete – Modern Ethiopian Food in DC

Etete

Etete 1942 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 http://www.eteterestaurant.com Walking into Etete in the Shaw neighborhood of DC feels like home. Its recent renovation did a body good, and its two-floor space is warm, inviting and pretty damn sexy! The food is amazing as well. Etete, meaning mama in Amharic, was the well-known restaurant of Tiwaltengus “Etete” Shenegelegne […] Read more…

Korean BBQ In Crystal City – KBQ Korean BBQ & Bar

 KBQ Korean BBQ & Bar 2450 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202 http://www.kbqbar.com Crystal City, located just outside Washington DC, is so close to me and yet I’ve never explored this area. I was actually surprised to see so many restaurants and bars and mad at myself for not coming to the area sooner! Luckily, KBQ […] Read more…

Celebrate The Start Of Passport DC With Chef Dana Herbert At Macy’s!

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Macy’s Metro Center will be hosting a 10th Anniversary event for Passport DC with pastry chef Dana Herbert. And guess what?? You’re invited! Celebrate The Start Of Passport DC With Chef Dana Herbert At Macy’s! If you’re unfamiliar with Passport DC, it’s a month-long celebration that highlights Washington DC’s booming international […] Read more…

Sakuramen – A Ramen Gem in Adams Morgan

SAKURAMEN 2441 18th St NW, Washington, DC http://www.sakuramen.info If you’re walking too quickly down 18th Street in Adams Morgan, you might end up passing this nondescript but amazing ramen restaurant. Set in the basement of a rowhouse, Sakuramen’s chill vibe is a pleasant contrast to Adams Morgan’s normally bustling (aka wild) 18th Street bar scene. Since […] Read more…

DC Foodie Events – Spring Edition

In winter, I plot and plan. In Spring, I move. – Henry Rollins If you haven’t noticed, it’s basically Spring in February right now. Cherry Blossoms are already starting to bloom (global warming?) and restaurants are opening up their patios for al fresco dining. More importantly, Spring foodie events are already popping up left and […] Read more…

The Chickery DC – Fast Casual Chicken in Dupont Circle

The Chickery DC 1300 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC thechickery.com The Chickery DC, located in the Dupont Circle area of DC, is a fast casual restaurant serving all-natural never frozen chicken and sides! The space is a decent size for dining in, has a rustic design, and an open kitchen layout. The prices are reasonable as well, so […] Read more…

Hen Quarter – Southern Comfort in Old Town

Hen Quarter 801 King Street, Alexandria, VA henquarter.com A post shared by FOOD | LIFESTYLE (@cupcakescaviar) on Oct 24, 2016 at 7:22am PDT  If you’ve read any of my previous restaurant reviews, you might notice I have a slight obsession with Old Town in Alexandria. There is a restaurant, cafe, and shop on almost every […] Read more…

Tapas & Sangria at La Tasca!

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There are a few reasons tapas restaurants bring me so much joy. I can order multiple plates without looking like a fat ass I can try out multiple items on the menu in one sitting See 1 and 2 above Although tapas restaurants are my fave right now, not all of them tapas restaurants are […] Read more…

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