Weekend Roundup, Dec. 1 – 4

December 1, 2022

We’ve got another weekend of holiday fun in store! The Gay Men’s Chorus debuts their holiday show (as does Synetic Theater!) City Ridge and The Wharf celebrate the holiday season […]

Looking for an Escape? Try This Bahama Mama

October 6, 2022

“Mama… Bahama Mama… you tropical charmer… you stole my heart….” croons George Symonette in this traditional Bahamian folk tune. Known as the “King of Goombay,” Symonette reigned supreme in the […]

L’Avant-Garde Coming to M Street by Way of Michelin-Starred Chef Gilles Epié


Michelin-starred chef Gilles Epié’s soon-to-open L’Avant-Garde at 2915 M Street NW will serve “le vrai” (real) French cuisine in a suave setting. Epié is excited to have moved to a […]

James Beard Dinner Benefits Local Restaurants

July 21, 2022

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 […]

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 […]

Bourbon Steak: Indulgent Dining in a Sociable Setting 

April 14, 2022

A swank steakhouse with a modern bent in the heart of Georgetown, Bourbon Steak at the Four Seasons Hotel is a premiere destination for anything from a celebratory dinner to […]

Wolf Trap’s Bourbon and Bubbles Delights

December 1, 2021

Wolf Trap has a new favorite tradition for those cold nights: Bourbon and Bubbles, a spirited evening beneath the stars supporting Wolf Trap Foundation’s arts and education programs. The Nov. […]

Plan Your Virginia Autumn Wine Weekend Now

November 10, 2021

Did you know the Old Dominion is home to over 300 wineries? While it seems like a daunting task to feature every one, we wanted to start with a fall wine guide featuring […]

At wineLAIR, It’s All About Passion, Community and — Of Course — the Wine

June 17, 2021

It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one that alcohol consumption increased during the pandemic. That was either a good thing or a bad thing, depending on your […]

Apéro: Stylish New Wine-Dine Bar on P St.

June 3, 2021

Champagne and caviar are an unintimidating indulgence at Apéro, a stylish new wine bar and dining venue in Georgetown at 2622 P St. NW. Advanced sommelier Elli Benchimol has transformed […]