Flight

Image: The bar in before times. Last Updated: November 2022 Current Status:  They are open for sit-down dining.   They are not serving at the bar currently.  Take-out and delivery, including of wine, is available. Overview: Despite the aviation theme, Flight feels like the little engine that could.  Committed to serving good and interesting wine […]

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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 – 10/2/2022

Image: Jean Cocteau at the Cannes Film Festival (1959). It was thankfully a relatively slow week when it comes to D.C. restaurants, with no notable closures, and we did not add any places to our recommended list, though we did revisit an old friend. There were a couple interesting think pieces about food and society […]

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Week in Review – 9/25/2022

Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-81). D.C. restaurants racked up some out-of-town praise this week. A couple places in our dining guide announced plans that seem to be looking to a brighter future. It is nice to do a weekly roundup of dining news and have it be mostly positive. Though there […]

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Week in Review – 9/18/2022

Image: Inge Morath, Rue Visconti, Paris (1954). This week has little breaking news in the dining world, but a lot of stand-back pieces to make you think. For our D.C. dining guide we added a spot, revisited a spot, and note changes at a couple other spots. So shall we get on with it? Let’s… […]

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