Category: The Dish

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...

The Dish: RAMMY Time

Photos by Tony Brown As Washington’s restaurant scene threatens to burst at the seams, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s RAMMY awards (July 30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center) has staked its...

The Dish: The Trabocchi Tasting Trail

Photos by Tony Brown Eat your way through chef and restaurateur Fabio Trabocchi’s dining empire There is a distinct thread that underlies all four of Fabio and Maria Trabocchi’s restaurants – a cohesion governed...

Where to Get your Veggie Fix in D.C.

Upscale, in between and casual vegan and vegetarian food options in the District.  The national campaign to eat vegetables for a week ended last month and we’re back to old habits. Burgers beckon as a...

How Plum Relish is Redefining Lunch in the Workplace

Sarah Van Dell was unenthusiastic when talking about her past experience with office lunches. In her previous marketing and finance roles, she became exhausted by catered meals “full of soggy salads and boring sandwiches.” Inspired by...

Dish: Veg Out

Photos by Tony Brown Fine dining establishments where vegetables get star treatment. Vegan diners have long endured heaps of vegetable sides carelessly piled onto a plate and passed off as respectable entrees. But those...