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Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in DC

By William Leo May 19, 2017

  The District is an amazing place to learn about other cultures, whether by exploring its museums or attending a heritage festival on the National Mall. For some, a taste of the many world cuisines...

Restaurant Review: All Purpose

By Viviana De Santis September 22, 2016

Developing on opposite banks of the Atlantic Ocean, authentic Italian food in its many regional variations and Italian-American food have become distinct cuisines. While Italians understand that no comparison...

Third Time is the Charm

By Mary Cate Whelan September 16, 2016

RPM Italian, the third restaurant collaboration between celebrity couple Bill and Giuliana Rancic, partners R.J. Jerrod and Molly Melman and chef Doug Psaltis, opened in the Mount Vernon neighborhood this...

Although offering a variety of traditional Italian dishes from pizzas to pastas, Alta Strada does little to differentiate itself from the District’s many other Italian eateries.

Highs and Lows at Schlow’s Third Alta Strada

By Mary Cate Whelan April 14, 2016

A traditional Italian restaurant with a simple menu, Alta Strada serves up custom Italian dishes that, despite their light and fresh flavors, fall flat in comparison with other Italian eateries in...

ITAL 101 Study Guide

ITAL 101 Study Guide

By Mike Radice and Mike Radice April 5, 2016

Scary newsflash. Classes are winding down in the next few weeks, and that can only mean one thing: finals (and a lot of ice cream and late-night Epi runs). In case you're already feeling overwhelmed by...

Lost in Translation: From Spain to Italy

By Laura Wagner May 18, 2014

With my semester abroad in Seville, Spain, coming to a close, I’m pleased to say that my Spanish has improved to the point where I’m finally able to express myself without wildly gesticulating at things....


The gnocchi and Gorgonzola at the Italian restaurant Pasta Mia was perfectly cooked and served with a generous amount of the restaurant’s signature, strong, rich cheese sauce.

Generous Portions and Classic Flavors Make Italian Eatery a Hit

By Yiwen Hu March 27, 2014

★★★☆☆ $$$$ Pasta Mia, which has been on the corner of Columbia Road and 18th Street for more than a decade, holds a special place in the hearts of Italian cuisine lovers in Adams...

Italian Trattoria Forks Over Flavor With Robust Menu

By Elise Widerlite June 24, 2012

3/5 stars $$$ Although located in slightly unfamiliar territory — near American University — La Forchetta is definitely worth the trip for classic Italian dishes done right. This new Italian...

Fiola Pairs Up Perfection

By Kyle O'Donnell January 26, 2012

Every time Hoya parents come to D.C., they are faced with the daunting task of finding a restaurant that offers delicious cuisine and suitable ambience. Due to the numerous options the District has to...

Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

By Courtney Mastrangelo January 20, 2012

In the spirit of D.C. Restaurant Week, let's do as the Italians do: mangiamo! That is what my typical New Jersey Italian family does. My kitchen is overflowing with fresh bread from Marra's, pizza...

Italian Ties That Bind

By Mariah Byrne October 18, 2011

Opening the university's celebration of the 150th anniversary of the unification of the Italy, Italian Ambassador Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata stressed the importance of the ties between Italian...

Make Way for DC’s Next Italian Hotspot

By Jaclyn Proctor October 7, 2011

Looking for somewhere to go when your family is in town? Want to venture outside of the Georgetown bubble? If you are exploring the monuments or Capitol Hill, Potenza is a great place to dine. Located...

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