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Mount Vernon Square

Mount Vernon Square, one of D.C.’s historical neighborhoods, is named for the park containing the Carnegie Library. Only two blocks from Chinatown and seven from the White House, this Metro stop may be the perfect starting point for an adventure in Northwest D.C. — and a great spot to grab[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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Columbia Heights

Also located in the Northwest quadrant of the District, Columbia Heights is considered to be D.C.’s most ethnically and economically diverse neighborhood. Take a trip to one of the its main attractions — a 546,000 square-foot retail complex — and after shopping you’ll have no shortage of quality eatery’s available[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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Waterfront

Recently renovated to be a D.C. destination, the Waterfront in the southwest quadrant is far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life in the center of the city. Close to Fort McNair, a United States Army post, the area is home to theaters and a variety of restaurants.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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Behind the Bar

Boris Viktorovich As a recent college graduate, Boris Viktorovich is making his mark on the D.C. bar scene. Working at hot spots such as Bandolero in Georgetown and Range in Friendship Heights, Viktorovich has developed his own approach to craft cocktails.  Now seen behind the counter at Mike Isabella’s 14th[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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A Taste of France

While studying abroad in France, I unsurprisingly spent a lot of time thinking about food. Sometimes I was trying to figure out ways I’d be able to bring some of my new French favorites home with me, and at other times I was trying to adapt my American favorites to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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Rosslyn

Rosslyn is a familiar area for most Georgetown students, but many might not know the delicious treasures hidden between its skyscrapers and beyond the GUTS bus stop.   Choupi 1218 19th St. N, Arlington, Va., 22209 0.3 miles from Metro stop French | $$$$ Don’t let Choupi deceive you. Although it’s a food truck that is only[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Late-Night Bites

Late-Night Bites

George’s 1205 28th St. NW $$$$ A quaint location on 28th Street, George’s King of Falafel and Cheese-steak is a great place to stop in at any time of the day, but with its Thursday-to-Saturday hours extending until 4 a.m., it is the ideal place to be for Mediterranean food in the late hours[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Desserts

Desserts

Pitango 1451 P St. NW $$$$ Sourcing ingredients from family farms, the product atPitango Gelato is not your average ice cream. Traditional flavors like gianduja (chocolate hazelnut), stracciatella(vanilla with chocolate chips) and pistachio keep customers flowing through the doors, although crema is a must-try. New flavors, like black tea, constantly appear on the menu. Try the affogato:[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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