Cocktail of the Month: Soju

If selling liquor were an Olympic sport, the Koreans would snag the gold medal in a win more convincing than Alex Ovechkin body checking a pee-wee league player.

Capital One Café Opens in Georgetown

Besides the brews and sweets provided by its partner, Peet’s Coffee, the corner spot has desks, couches, private nooks, meeting rooms and a conference table with a television and screen projector.

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Plum and Nectarine Puff Pastry Tarts

These tarts are no fuss and really let the fruit flavor shine. Feel free to switch up the fruits: peaches, apples, pears or fresh figs would all work well here.

An Inviting Streatery Offers an Italian Interlude

Chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s Italian artistry pops up in Georgetown at Officina in Via Umbria’s Wisconsin Avenue location, where chef de cuisine Niko Cezar offers a compact dinner menu.

With Streateries Added, Outdoor Dining Thrives in Georgetown

The pandemic-inspired dining areas, with social distancing in effect, are popping up next to vehicular traffic on M, N and K Streets, as well as on Wisconsin Avenue.

Cocktail of the Month: The Vodka Martini

Though the U.S. team failed to qualify for the World Cup, you can still give a nod to the host country by making a toast with vodka while watching your team of choice.

Plastic Straws Could Be Out the Door

A 2017 documentary titled “Straws” is drawing as much attention to plastic straws as Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” did to climate change. However, no group of skeptics about the dangers of plastic straws has appeared (as yet).

Cook on a Whim: Triple Berry Crème Fraîche Scones

These scones are the perfect weekend treat (or any day, really). These would also make great shortcakes with some freshly whipped cream and berries sandwiched between. 

Paolo’s Ristorante Closes

Part of Capital Restaurant Concepts, a company co-founded by Paul Cohn and Bechara Nammour in 1984, Paolo's was known for its happy hour, breadsticks and olive tapenade, pizza and minestrone soup.

Cheers to 85 Years: Martin’s Tavern

By Gary Tischler and Robert Devaney Change is everywhere, even in Georgetown, with its brick sidewalks, college and church spires, old mansions and row houses...