Week in Review – 11/28/2021

Image: Errol Flynn and Greer Garson in That Forsyte Woman (1949). There was little activity on our website this week because of the holidays.  So no updates to our recommended restaurant list for D.C.  We did do a scrub of the D.C. Restaurant Gift Card List.  The page was initially created as a list of […]

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Week in Review – 11/21/2021

Image: Izis Bidermanas, le Petit Pont à Paris. As has often been the case in the last two years, the biggest news in the dining world is the public health issue. Other news includes shout-outs to local places from national outlets and two local businesses not clicking with segments of the local community. There are […]

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Saturday in the Museum with George

Image: George Mason, The Harvest Moon (1970) With the crispness of autumn finally taking hold and Thanksgiving approaching, we are highlighting a picture that is one last look at the harvest. The moon also put on a show this week, so we found something that pulls it all together for our weekly art post. This […]

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Fresh Baguette

Image: Salami Sandwich Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: D.C. location open for take-out. Very limited seating.  Maryland locations have more tables. Overview: Fresh Baguette started in Maryland with spots now in Bethesda and Rockville.  A couple years ago they planted a flag in Georgetown.  As the name implies it is French-style bakery big on […]

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Pennyroyal Station

Image: Mac & Cheese, Marrow & Brisket. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: Open for sit-down both inside and outside.  Take-out and Delivery also available. Overview: Jesse Miller made his name among D.C. foodies as one of a string of excellent chefs working in the overachieving kitchen at Bar Pilar.  Now his excellent cooking is […]

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Week in Review – 11/14/2021

Image: Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight (George Cukor, 1944). This week we added a spot to our dining guide and several were updated – some good news and some sad news.  It was also a big news week. Local chains start to go national, FedEx walks back its ID policy, Albi gets some love, and we […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Frank

Image: Frank C. Ward, Supper, 1943. As we near the end of the year and soon close out our theme of communal eating for this year’s Saturday art posts, we came across one that matches this week’s commemoration of Veterans Day. The work if from Frank C. Ward, a British artist. Born if Suffolk, the […]

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Maïz64

Image: Tortillas about to be served. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: Open for dine-in.  Orders can be placed via phone (according to the website) for pickup. Overview:  Maïz64 deserves attention.  As a fine-dining Mexican restaurant, it is making a claim to be taken seriously, yet be a vibrant, fun spot on the lower part […]

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