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The Road Less Traveled – Maine Shown Through @EpicureanDC_Blog Instagram Photos
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The Road Less Traveled – Maine Shown Through @EpicureanDC_Blog Instagram Photos

We’re Maine-ahs. We were born in Maine, raised in Maine, our families are in Maine, and we hadn’t been back since moving down to Washington DC almost two years ago. Maine has some extremely good qualities including its stunning scenery, gorgeous state and national parks (Baxter State Park being a favorite), rocky coastal landscapes, an … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen with Tico: Capturing Global Cuisine with an American Core
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In The Kitchen with Tico: Capturing Global Cuisine with an American Core

Relatively new to U Street is Michael Schlow’s Tico with George Rodrigues in the kitchen as Executive Chef. Walking in, the restaurant definitely fits into the U Street scene, but on the more posh and polished side of things. Designed by David Manfredi of Elkus-Manfredi Architects, Tico boasts a large open space, with an open kitchen view and low lights, and … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen With Slate Wine Bar & Bistro: From Pauper to Prince – A Well Deserved Second Chance
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In The Kitchen With Slate Wine Bar & Bistro: From Pauper to Prince – A Well Deserved Second Chance

A block and a half away from the Naval Observatory, the rows of embassies, and the homes of diplomats one can find, hidden behind the overgrown trees lining the sidewalks, Slate Wine Bar & Bistro. Unassuming in appearance, and small in size, Slate is quietly working to shirk the poor reputation it had acquired two … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen with America Eats Tavern: The Story of America’s Culinary Pilgrimage
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In The Kitchen with America Eats Tavern: The Story of America’s Culinary Pilgrimage

José Andrés’ newest adventure, America Eats Tavern located on the fourth floor of the Ritz-Carlton in Tyson’s Corner, is all about the story told through food. This story is America’s culinary pilgrimage, and Andrés takes us through with elegance from oysters, to the classic chicken potpie, to the comforting cobbler. Needless to say, we were excited to see … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen With Ulah Bistro: Eat Drink & Be Merry At Brunch
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In The Kitchen With Ulah Bistro: Eat Drink & Be Merry At Brunch

Ulah Bistro, located a stone’s throw away from the U Street Metro and across the street from DC’s  infamous Ben’s Chili Bowl, is another one of the Lalou Group’s restaurants. (Sister to Lupo Verde and Station 4.)  Labeled as a modern American cuisine restaurant, we were a bit confused by the decor when we first walked … Continue reading »