Category: FYIDC

The Dish: Umami at Umaya

A downtown izakaya showcasing Japanese comfort food.  Eat, drink, eat. Repeat.That’s the mantra at the crux of Penn Quarter’s Umaya, where diners are encouraged to imbibe, relax and stay awhile. Izakayas, or gastropubs, are...

Holiday Gift Guide

Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers for everyone on your list.  Pay It Forward: Gifts that give back  HEIFER DARK CHOCOLATE SEA SALT CARAMELS ($25), heifer.org These single- and sustainably-sourced, premium dark chocolates support...

The Dish: Palmer’s Touch

Charlie Palmer adds new flare to his modern American steakhouse. With over 15 restaurant concepts, celebrity chef Charlie Palmer has built his dining empire upon a simple promise – ingredients of the highest quality...

The Dish: Food Meets Scene

Nobu opens in the West End to ample fanfare.  Nobu’s reputation precedes it as a place to see and be seen, frequented by the likes of the Obamas and Kardashians. Its opening in Washington’s...

The Dish: Small but Mighty

Himitsu in Petworth welcomes diners to make themselves at home. We hear it often: restaurant owners touting that they want diners to feel like they’re in their own homes.What you frequently don’t hear:“If you...