Category: The Dish

The Dish: Wine for All

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), here are four friendly neighborhood wine bars make wine approachable to the average Joe. A number of wine bars across the city are actively working to counteract...

The Dish: Stay Then Play

Twelve of Washington’s luxury hotels with food and drink scenes to write home about. Off the Record // The Hay-Adams Hotel Come for the political cartoon coasters, stay for the inventive, wonky cocktails – “Hillary’s...

The Dish: Soul Food

Rose Previte’s new Middle Eastern-inspired restaurant Maydan centers around community. A little pushback from city officials about cooking with open flames in the middle of a restaurant wasn’t going to stop Rose Previte from realizing...

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...

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...