Taïm Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Ready for its close-up. Last Updated: 6/14/2020 Current Status:  They are doing take-out, delivery and curb-side pickup.  Hours are 11 am – 8 pm. Before Times Review: First Visit: January 2019 The fast-casual moment continues with the arrival in the District of Taïm.  This is the first outpost of the NYC-based mini-chain that focuses […]

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Brasserie Liberté

Image: Duck Confit Last Updated 6/13/2020 Current Status: The expansive fresh French spot has reopened.  Dining is available on the patio with take-out and delivery available (Ubereats).  Hours are Monday–Friday from 4:00 PM–10:00 PM and Saturday–Sunday from 11:00 AM–10:00 PM. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visit: December 2019 In a cavernous space next to […]

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Fiola Mare

Image: Trout with roe and truffles. Last Updated: 6/3/2020 Current Status:  Fiola Mare is doing Take-out and Delivery.  They have started dine-in service on their large patio area. Gift Cards Employee Relief Fund Before Times Review: Last Visited: November 2019 Fiola Mare is a grand enterprise.  Sprawling over 9000 square feet of space on the […]

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Chez Billy Sud

Image: Escargot Last Updated: 5/26/2020 Current Status: Chez Billy and its adjoining wine bar (Bar à Vin) are open for take-out only, including wine sales.  Thursday – Sunday, Call: 202-965-2606.  They do have a sizable patio, so look-out for opening that up soon. Gift Cards Employee Relief – for all Hilton Bros (H2) enterprises. Before […]

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Week in Review – 8/11/19

Image: Florence Henri, Portrait of Lore Krüger (1937) via Haunted by Storytelling This week on the site there was a noticeable drop in traffic across all platforms.  August recess really does affect all of D.C.  We might have to mix up the postings for the next couple weeks until the start of school pulls people […]

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Pizzeria Paradiso

Image: The Atomica might blow your mind. Last Updated: 6/11/2020 Current Status: Sit-down is available at Dupont Circle and Spring Valley locations Monday through Sunday from 4pm to 9pm.  Take-out is available at Dupont, Spring Valley, & Georgetown Mon-Sun 1:00pm – 9:00pm, and from Hyattsville Fri-Sun 1:00pm – 9:00pm. Delivery is available from all these […]

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Reverie

Image: Duck in all its glory Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status: Johnny Spero’s special mix of avant-garde and comfort food can be had via sit-down dining on their covered patio in the back and through take-out and delivery (Skip the Line).  The sit-down dinner is a pre-paid $75 per/person prix-fixe.  They note: “We cannot accommodate […]

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D.C. Wine Shops – MacArthur in the Palisades

Image: The Italian section alone is worth the trip (seriously, how many places carry five different Gattinaras?!) We have been checking out wine shops in Washington with the goal of finding great neighborhood spots to help you enjoy wine.  This week we highlight a spot that is already on many people’s radar. MacArthur Beverages – […]

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