Il Canale

Image: Red and White and Green. Last Updated: November 2022 Current Status: Open for dine-in, take-out and delivery.  Uncovered outdoor seating weather permitting. Overview: Though Il Canale serves other dishes, it is famous for its pizza and that is where we suggest you focus your attention.  Located in a converted old residential building on a […]

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Causa and Bar Amazonia

Image: Skewers from Causa Last Updated: November 2022 Current Status: They are both open for dine-in service.  Tasting menu only at Causa. Overview: Chef Carlos Delgado is doing something special in these paired spots.  Causa is a tasting menu restaurant on the first floor.  Upstairs is Bar Amazonia that does shareable plate options centered around […]

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Week in Review – 11/6/2022

Image: Clark Gable in “Honky Tonk” (1941). Welcome to our recap of activity on our site along with dining news from D.C. and beyond. This week, D.C. gets ready to vote on wages, we added a couple wine bars to our recommended list, and the food world lost two strong voices. All that and more, […]

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Vin Sur Vingt

Image: Locked, Stocked, and Bottled. Last Updated: November 2022 Current Status: Sit-down service inside and sidewalk tables under an awning outside.  Overview: It takes some moxie to open a wine bar on the same street as Cork and serve French food less than a block from Le Diplomate.  That is what the small wine bar […]

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Week in Review – 10/30/2022

Image: Emil Otto Hoppé, Reader. It felt like a quiet week, as if the chill in the air had slowed things down a bit. That doesn’t mean we didn’t find some interesting nuggets from the dining world to flag for your interest. And if you read to the bottom, there are some thoughts on D.C.’s […]

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Week in Review – 10/23/2022

Image: Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine (1940s). Apologies for getting this out late today. We were doing a deep dive on Initiative 82, that we will post in next week’s Week in Review. But there is all kinds of fun interesting stuff for this week. Lots of activity on our site. Some very D.C. […]

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Week in Review – 10/16/2022

Image: Dora Maar (c. 1935). Welcome to our weekly roundup of activity on our site and other dining news from D.C. and further afield. We added a couple spots to our dining guide. We take a look at the inflation debate and close with a heartwarming story about a legendary cookbook author, so read to […]

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Week in Review – 10/9/2022

Image: Ismo Hölttö, Lestadiolaisten Suviseurat, Oulu, Finland (1966) This week our update is short and sweet, and a little late out of the gate. Enjoy! Updates to D.C. Recommended Restaurant List Revisited: Thip Khao – The avant garde of Lao cuisine in D.C. is still going strong. Closed: The Berliner – The ode to German […]

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