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Restaurant Review: Buredo

★★★★☆ Edgy. Experimental. Imaginative. These words describe the vision behind Buredo, Downtown’s recently opened burrito-sized sushi restaurant that offers unprecedented creativity. The fast-casual storefront puts forth a strong effort to marry two of millennials’ favorite quick bites: sushi and burritos. In many respects, they succeed, offering imaginative variety on the[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Inside Dixie Liquor

“You want one?” The unmistakable voice of Sean Clark rang out across his tidy store. Clark, who co-owns and manages Dixie Liquor on M Street, handed his customer a clear plastic cup shallowly filled with a dark amber liquid. An apparent regular, the customer took the cup, and after a[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide

The Changing Social Dynamics of Safeway

We won’t try to hide it: Grocery shopping is one of our favorite things to do. Maybe it’s the neatly arranged food items that appeal to our obsessive-compulsive tendencies. Maybe it’s the world of new ingredients that appeal to our sense of culinary adventure. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly why,[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 1 comment Guide Columns, The Guide

The Elite Eats of Washington, D.C.

What kind of je ne se quoi transforms a typical French bistro into the hottest power player magnet in Washington D.C.? Where do the creme-de-la-creme congregate over pasta and ritzy bottles of red wine? The intersection between food and politics gets juicy when you take it to the top of[Read More…]

A Georgetown Tradition of Terrapin and Martinis

There’s the Oval Office, the conference rooms of the State Department and then, of course, the Georgetown dinner party. Back in the days of the Cold War, the influential members of the Washington political scene gathered around the tables of notable Georgetown residents to discuss the issues of the day.[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments The Guide

D.C.’s Daily Grind Steams in Coffeehouses

The coffee bean has deep roots in Western political life, and Washington, D.C., is no exception to this tradition. Originating in the modern Middle East, coffee is a fragrant and stimulating drink that proliferated explosively in Europe upon its arrival; by the time the first coffeehouse was opened stateside in[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Policymakers Reach Across the Dinner Table

It’s 10:31 p.m. on a Monday night, and we’re posted up just outside Uncommon Grounds in Sellinger Lounge — our favorite spot for undergrad people-watching. We spy a group of scrubbed pre-med students crowded around a wobbly table over by Bulldog Alley, poring over thick biology textbooks with steaming cups[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Health Center Hours Sickeningly Short

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) dominated news coverage last week for his almost-filibuster against the Affordable Care Act. Personally, I have never held strong opinions on the ACA, but catching the recent flu that has been gripping campus has shed new light on how profound an effect simple clinical health care can[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Trying to Reclaim the Magic

Trying to Reclaim the Magic

Harry Potter is the standard of literature for our generation. In my own life, characters from J.K. Rowling’s books inspired five of my first 10 Halloween costumes. In the real world, Rowling’s children’s franchise is the best-selling book series of all time. In recent years, however, Rowling has been faced with[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Construction Not Just for IAC

Don’t get me wrong: I love Georgetown basketball. But I am disappointed when basketball feels like Georgetown’s highest priority. Under University President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown has seen its largest expansion and renovation of facilities in recent history, with even more money to come from the $1.5 billion capital campaign,[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Opinion