The Latest Dish: Cut at the Rosewood, Glover Park Grill, Porchetta District

January 4, 2021

Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger and Enrique Limardo of Seven Reasons fame are partnering with Alex Alevras to open a Mediterranean/Latin American fine-dining restaurant, Imperfecto, at 1124 23rd St. NW in the West End, where Greek celebrity chef Argiro Barbarigou’s first …

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November 11, 2020

Think Bar Before Restaurant. In Capitol Hill: Daru — from Suresh Sundas, formerly of Rasika, and Dante Datta, formerly of Elle — at 1451 Maryland Ave. NE will highlight South Asian ingredients in creative cocktails and classic curries. In Adams …

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September 18, 2020

Will Strozier and Rob Zahn, the Proper Social guys who brought us Proper 21, opened Proper 21K at 21st and K Streets NW in the West End/Foggy Bottom area. Made for social distancing, the 8,000-square-foot space is complemented by …

The Latest Dish: Church Hall, Lutèce, Proper 21K

September 3, 2020

Will Strozier and Rob Zahn, the Proper Social guys who brought us Proper 21, opened Proper 21K at 21st and K Streets NW in the West End/Foggy Bottom area. Made for social distancing, the 8,000-square-foot space is complemented …

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August 13, 2020

Kramerbooks & Afterwords owner Steve Salis will soon morph the landmark Dupont bookstore and 24-hour café at 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW into a bar and restaurant — with all-day breakfasts and signature Ted’s Bulletin pop tarts — called Kramers. …

Restaurant Association, Beard Foundation Name Finalists

May 11, 2020

Two culinary organizations — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington and the Greenwich Village-based James Beard Foundation — announced the finalists for their 2020 awards on May 4.

While most of the restaurant association’s RAMMY awardees will be chosen by an anonymous …

Gunpowder Potatoes: Comfort Food With a Bang

March 25, 2020

The plan was to be in London celebrating my niece’s 21st birthday at one of her favorite restaurants, Dishoom. Instead, I received a beautifully written cancelation notice. Like most plans around the world, the special outing was called off.

In …

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January 15, 2020

Ch-Ch-Changes: Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place on the Georgetown waterfront recently opened a new cocktail lounge named The Gardens, managed by Dean Cibel. The new lounge features 800 varieties of flowers, trees and greenery and 10,000 flowers from floor …

The Latest Dish: L’Annexe, the Ardent, Yria, Papadakis, More

November 6, 2019

In the fourth quarter of 2020, Eric Eden and David Deshaies of Unconventional Diner plan to open The Ardent, a 10,000-square-foot Mediterranean restaurant, at 200 Massachusetts Ave. NW in the Capital Crossing development. To create Capital Crossing, one of …

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October 11, 2019

Curt Large of Roofers Union, Geoff Dawson of Tin Shop, Franklin Hall and TallBoy and Ryan Seelbach of Takoda and Cortez plan to open The Boardwalk where Iron Horse used to be at 507 7th St. NW in …