Food & Drink

Dive Bars

Dive Bars

Red Derby 3718 14th St. NW $$$$ Tucked away in Columbia Heights, Red Derby is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. Marked only by the red hat painted above its door, this restaurant-bar is notable for its cheap beer (cans only) and great happy hour, where every drink is[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Family-Friendly Feasts

Family-Friendly Feasts

Logan Tavern 1423 P St. NW $$$$ Omelets, coffee and pancakes all at one meal? Yes, please. To give parents the best exposure to the Georgetown student’s obsession with brunch, try Logan Tavern just off Logan Circle. The French toast sticks are soft and delectable; paired with a delicious maple[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
A Focus on Presentation Puts Proof at the Top

A Focus on Presentation Puts Proof at the Top

Starting on Wednesday night, I ate my way through parents’ weekend. While we indulged at a number of notable restaurants around D.C., Proof easily surpassed the others. At first, my family and I were slightly skeptical when we stepped through the door. While we’d selected the restaurant based on The[Read More…]

by October 23, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
New Georgetown Hot Spot Spices Up Exotic Drinks

New Georgetown Hot Spot Spices Up Exotic Drinks

4/5 stars $$ El Centro is a new restaurant specializing in classical Mexican cuisine. Reviving the space that used to be Third Edition, El Centro has two seating levels, four bar counters and an outdoor patio and looks to be the new favorite in the Georgetown bar scene. For those[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Sette Osteria’s dishes, including their tacchino sandwich, live up to traditional Italian taste standards.
JESS KELHAM-HOHLER FOR THE HOYA

Keeping It Simple at Gourmet Dupont Eatery

Sette Osteria’s traditional Italian cuisine was truly put to the test this Monday. Not only did it have to impress a self-professed foodie who seems to know every restaurant in Washington and me, a food lover, but it also had to win over a real Italian, straight from Milan, who had so[Read More…]

by October 13, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Getting a Taste of the Good Stuff

Getting a Taste of the Good Stuff

★★★★☆ $$$$ Washington, D.C., at least to students, is almost infamous for its battle of the burgers. Thunder Burger & Bar offers overpriced but elaborate options. Five Guys is home to cheap and easy fare that’s perfect for a quick lunch or adrunchies fix. Dupont Circle has plenty of options, each attempting to[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Babushka-Approved Russian Cuisine

4/5 Stars With its large population of international students, Georgetown certainly has many students who are looking for a taste of home. As an ethnic Russian, I have a hard time finding restaurants that can manage to satisfy my palate. Despite an abundance of European and Asian cuisine scattered throughout[Read More…]

by March 9, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
A Hidden Gem Thats Worth the Thyme

A Hidden Gem Thats Worth the Thyme

4/5 Stars $$ As a way of celebrating the fact that my friend and I were both without valentines on the actual day, we decided to be each other’s valentines and go out for a fancy dinner where we could both get dressed up. We were insistent on finding a[Read More…]

by February 21, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Elegant Dishes Bring Culinary Escape

Elegant Dishes Bring Culinary Escape

5/5 $$$ For a reviewer, a bad meal is often preferable to a good one. Rarely, if ever, is this through any fault of a meal itself. It is easy enough to make quick work of a dismal or mediocre restaurant, a trite snipe at the service or jab at[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

3/5 stars $$ When I lived in New York, whenever I was in the mood for something delicious, I would make the trek from Queens to Manhattan so that I could have the chance to sample the cuisines of a myriad number of distinct countries. However, some of my favorite[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide