Saturday in the Museum with Aelbert

Image: Aelbert Cuyp, Young Herdsmen with Cows (ca. 1655–60). Our weekly art post this week continues with the theme for this year of where food comes from. Today’s comes from the Met. The painting, Young Herdsmen with Cows, is from the Dutch Golden Age painter Aelbert Cuyp. The museum describes it: “Sun-streaked clouds scudding across […]

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Bindaas

Image: Shrimp Bezule Last Updated: September 2022 Current Status: Both full-service locations open for sit-down and both have indoor and outdoor seating.  They are doing take-out and delivery.  A third trimmed-down location in Penn Quarter, Bowls and Rolls, does sit-down and take-out. Overview: Bindaas serves dishes developed by the same chef as the legendary Rasika, […]

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Boogy & Peel

Image: Macha-roni. Nacha typical pie. Last Updated: September 2022 Current Status: Open for dine-in with indoor and outdoor seating.  Take-out and delivery also available. Currently closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Overview: Boogy & Peel is having fun with pizza, so much fun you might miss the serious work being done.  The pizza’s are the thirteen-inch, personal-sized […]

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Week in Review – 9/4 & 11/2022

Image: Terence Le Goubin, Paris (1950). If The New Yorker can do double issues then so can we! We have a ton of good stuff to make up for missing an update last weekend. So shall we get on with it?! Let’s… Updates to the D.C. Recommended Restaurant List Added: Tigerella – The Ellē team […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Henry Herbert

Image: Henry Herbert La Thangue, A Sussex Cider Press (1898). After taking Labor Day weekend off we return with our art post with one that focuses on manual labor of the season. Henry Herbert La Thangue was born outside of London in 1859. He studied at the Royal Academy and the École des Beaux-Arts in […]

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Amsterdam Falafel

Image: Loaded Up. Last Updated: September 2022 Current Status: The Adams Morgan location is open with outdoor seating. Take-out and delivery available. Overview: Amsterdam Falafel does essentially three things: falafel, chicken shawarma, and fries.  It does them well and during most hours it is available to feed your cravings.  Pre-covid it had a legendary toppings bar […]

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Chicken + Whiskey

Image: Display on the Tray Last Updated: September 2022 Current Status:  All three locations are open for dine-in and take-out and delivery.  With indoor and outdoor seating at all locations.   Overview: Sometimes in life, it is best not to overthink things.  If you want to open a Peruvian-style chicken spot and a whiskey bar, […]

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Ris

Image: Branzino Last Updated: September 2022 Current Status: Open for lunch and dinner, Monday through Saturday.  To-go options available with limited delivery options. Overview: In a space suitable for adults, but not stuffy at all, Ris Lacoste quietly serves the food that gained her fame and fans over the years.  The dishes are a mix […]

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