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 »

Bookalokal: For Big Foodies in Small Settings + Discount Code & Credit
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Bookalokal: For Big Foodies in Small Settings + Discount Code & Credit

“The cocktail is America’s only true culinary gift to the world.” Just a few days before we attended a Bookalokal class hosted by T. Marshall Fawley III,  a founding member and CEO of Scofflaws Den LLC  (a spirit and cocktail education and consulting company), we had been reading about the history of Moonshine. There’s just something … Continue reading »

May Flowers Bring The Gibson Patio Opening & Spring Menu Debut at Marvin
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May Flowers Bring The Gibson Patio Opening & Spring Menu Debut at Marvin

Although we have had a rainy couple of days, it is safe to say that spring has (finally) sprung, and restaurants and bars alike are seizing the opportunity to showcase their “spring fever”. With the celebration of May Day came The Gibson‘s opening of their back patio and their next-door neighbor Marvin‘s spring menu debut. … Continue reading »

RedLight Cocktail & Dessert Bar Opens on 14th Street
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RedLight Cocktail & Dessert Bar Opens on 14th Street

Although the name “RedLight” acknowledges U Street’s seedy origins, Aaron Gordon, Robert Underwood, and brothers Ari and Micah Wilde’s new restaurant provides a sleek, sophisticated, and perfect after dinner scene. As you walk into RedLight, you will notice the grand 44 seat patio with beautiful mini-gardens ( just in time to enjoy the lovely spring … Continue reading »

Rooftop Riviera: P.O.V. Rooftop Terrace Seasonal Launch Party Debuts Spring Cocktail Lineup
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Rooftop Riviera: P.O.V. Rooftop Terrace Seasonal Launch Party Debuts Spring Cocktail Lineup

We’re becoming quite familiar with the W Hotel and all it’s little gems hidden away within its walls including J&G Steakhouse and the downstairs Living Room bar. We still haven’t made it into Bar 515, but someday. We’re determined like that. Instead we found ourselves in the P.O.V. rooftop lounge with all the scenic glory … Continue reading »