RAMMY Ruby Anniversary: New, Favorite and Milestone Restaurants

July 25, 2022

Restaurant industry professionals and their fans gathered last night at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 40th Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced winners and […]

Laura’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

July 21, 2022

Growing up, my family would often make homemade sweets and treats, however, we were big into the Pillsbury Cookie dough game. When I went gluten-free, I began trying to make […]

James Beard Dinner Benefits Local Restaurants


Running a small local business successfully has always been a challenge and among the most difficult of those — and hardest hit during the pandemic —are restaurants.  The James Beard […]

Georgetown’s Chaia to Expand Nationally

July 18, 2022

“Chaia means life. And taco means taco. At Chaia we live for tacos.” — Chaia co-founder Bettina Stern Few lunch pleasures in Washington, D.C., are as serene as taking out a […]

Classic Roman Pizza in Glover Park: In Bocca al Lupo

July 14, 2022

Massimo Papetti grew up in Rome, eating pizza and playing soccer in the streets until his mother called him home for supper. (She had to call more than once, he […]

The Latest Dish: Puttery, Il Piato, Joy

July 13, 2022

Joon Yang (Epic Smokehouse, American Prime) and Chef Jon Mathieson have opened UnCommon Luncheonette, a diner at 1028 N Garfield St. in Clarendon where Riverside Hot Pot and Bowl’d used […]

Il Piatto: Hakan Ilhan Gives Italian Classics a Value-Oriented Spin at BLM Plaza

June 23, 2022

Il Piatto, a mecca for Italian classics in a classy, midtown setting, is restaurateur Hakan Ilhan’s latest offering to restaurant-goers looking for value. (His Georgetown spot is Brasserie Liberté.) The spacious dining […]

Business Ins & Outs — End of an Era: Sara’s Market Closes Tuesday

June 21, 2022

A Georgetown tradition of more than a century is ending in less than a week. Sara’s Market at 3008 Q St. NW will shut its doors for good at the […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Grapefruit Basil Gin & Tonic

June 2, 2022

This is the most delicious grapefruit gin cocktail and such a fun twist on a classic gin and tonic. I adore the tart, bitter, slightly sweet flavor of grapefruit and […]

The Point’s Ben Lambert Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight 

April 14, 2022

D.C.’s baddest night of doing good made a triumphant return to The Anthem on April 7 with Chef Benjamin Lambert of The Point DC winning the coveted champion boxing gloves […]