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Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in DC

  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 D.C. has to offer is the best way to discover more about other cultures —[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide

Restaurant Review: All Purpose

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 exists between the two culinary traditions, All Purpose, the newest of many eateries in Shaw, represents a failure to identity with[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Third Time is the Charm

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 summer. In just a few short months, this modern restaurant’s homemade pastas have become the new standard in the District.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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

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 Washington, D.C. The third Alta Strada restaurant run by acclaimed chef Michael Schlow, the new location in City Vista,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Lost in Translation: From Spain to Italy

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. So, now that I’ve cleared the low bar of successfully maintaining conversations in Spain, I’m[Read More…]


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

★★★☆☆ $$$$ 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 Morgan. This tiny restaurant owned by an Italian couple has a curiously mixed reputation: heavenly pasta[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Italian Trattoria Forks Over Flavor With Robust Menu

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 eatery is the best place you’ll find casual and inviting fare prepared by a James Beard Award-winning chef. La Forchetta,[Read More…]

by June 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Fiola Pairs Up Perfection

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 offer, parents and children alike often play it safe and stick to the core locales (think[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

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 from Tony’s, mozzarella from Lisa’s, and the list goes on. I’d like to say I know my Italian food[Read More…]

by January 20, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Italian Ties That Bind

Italian Ties That Bind

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 and American culture Friday. The day’s events in Lorhfink Auditorium, which focused on Italian politics, culture and identity, were organized by the Italian Department, the Embassy of Italy[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, Uncategorized