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Serving Up Adventure

Serving Up Adventure

5/5 Stars $$$ My favorite part of Valentine’s Day is taking the opportunity to dine out. So when my boyfriend told me he was coming down to visit the weekend before Valentine’s Day, I told him to forgo the chocolates and flowers and instead treat me to a meal at[Read More…]

by March 9, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Martin’s Elevates the Classic Brunch

Martin’s Elevates the Classic Brunch

4/5 Stars $$ No undergraduate will deny that having at least one hungover brunch is a college tradition. Some Georgetown students roll out of bed Saturday and Sunday mornings and stumble into Leo’s to question the life decisions they made the night before. And as I’m speaking of questionable choices,[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Asian

Asian

Raku | 1900 Q St. NW Raku is an example of how quality need not be compromised for quick service and accessibility. Just a few steps from where the Dupont Circle GUTS bus stops, Raku offers a convenient lunch or dinner spot even on a busy weekday. Although the menu and the presentation aren’t terribly inspired,[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
African

African

Dahlak Restaurant | 1771 U St. NW  Get your hands a little dirty and experience real Ethiopian food. The most popular and cost-effective dishes are the vegetarian combination and Dahlak tibsi combination. These platters have samplings of six vegetable and six meat tibsi, respectively, and are served with the traditional, spongy, Ethiopiand flat bread enjera. Make sure to wash[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Recipes

There is absolutely no reason in the universe for anyone to say, “I can’t cook.” Cooking is one of the most basic human activities, the first thing our prehistoric ancestors did after rubbing two sticks together to make fire and warming their hands over the flames. Anyone can cook, and,[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Desserts

Desserts

  Macaron Bee | 1669 Wisconsin Ave. NW   Serving up sweets just as cute as its name, Macaron Bee is located in an adorable yellow house on the north side of Wisconsin Avenue. This boutique, operated by a husband and wife team of bakers, sells a variety of colorful, gluten-free macarons — French confections similar[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Latin American

Latin American

Panas Gourmet Empanadas | 2029 P St. NW If you find yourself in Dupont Circle looking for some cheap and delicious eats, Panas should be at the top of your list. One of a few local options for delicious empanadas, these are not only the most authentic, but also among the least expensive. Coming in at around $2 a[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Caribbean

Caribbean

Sweet Mango Cafe | 3701 New Hampshire Ave. NW When it comes to channelling the Caribbean, 876 Cafe knows what it’s doing. Nestled a few blocks from American University, the restaurant doesn’t waste time with pretentious menus and over-the-top decor. There’s a festively tropical rum bar and plenty of Caribbean-themed art to channel[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Middle Eastern

Middle Eastern

Mourayo | 1732 Connecticut Ave. NW There is nothing quite like the shared looks of anticipation among friends that quickly turn to deep satisfaction or the mumbled attempts at describing the pleasure of great food.Mourayo allowed me this rare and distinct experience. The table quickly descended into silence as meals were laid before[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
American

American

Bayou Bakery | 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington, Va. Serving up Louisiana country cooking all day long, Bayou Bakery brings life to the term “southern hospitality.” My favorites include the build-a-biscuit where you can craft the ultimate breakfast sandwich with offerings like bacon, smoked ham, and egg topped with melted cheddar cheese,[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide