In The Kitchen With Pinea: Southern Europe & Mediterranean Inspired
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In The Kitchen With Pinea: Southern Europe & Mediterranean Inspired

We have to admit we were saddened by the news that J&G Steakhouse closed their doors in the W Hotel recently. Having grown quite fond of Executive Chef Philippe Reininger’s kitchen concoctions (his crab cake is still one of our absolute favorites) we struggled to imagine what could possibly take its place. Would it be another … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen with Policy: Truth, Love, Liberty…and Brunch + Shrimp & Grits Recipe
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In The Kitchen with Policy: Truth, Love, Liberty…and Brunch + Shrimp & Grits Recipe

Because we’re relatively new to the District, we still have so many places we’ve never been to, and often times never heard of. Policy is one of those places – which is odd since they’re right next door to one of our favorite brunch spots – Lupo Verde. We suppose that just makes us oblivious. … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen With Rosa Mexicano: Celebrating 30-Year Anniversary With Special Rotating Desde 1984 Menu
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In The Kitchen With Rosa Mexicano: Celebrating 30-Year Anniversary With Special Rotating Desde 1984 Menu

Thirty years ago, founder and chef Josefina Howard opened the doors to the first Rosa Mexicano location in New York City’s Midtown East changing the city’s perception of traditional, authentic Mexican cuisine.  Today, there are 14 Rosa Mexicano restaurants around the world ranging from Los Angeles to Miami, Boston to Atlanta, and Puerto Rico to Dubai, … 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 »