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OneUmbrellaFEST

OneUmbrellaFEST

Looking for your opportunity to giveback? OneUmbrella Foundation and partner organizations GVH Live, CliqTrio and more bring you OneUmbrellaFEST on Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm at Franklin Square Park inMore...
Arlington’s Il Radicchio Debuts Brunch

Arlington’s Il Radicchio Debuts Brunch

rlington is chock full of superior Sunday Brunch specials, so stellar that folks from DC cross the river weekly to get some.  Just drive down Wilson Blvd from Ballston to Rosslyn andMore...
DC Offers Free Rent for Innovators

DC Offers Free Rent for Innovators

DC is transforming from a government town to a technology hub and this year, DC wants to showcase its growth at SXSW. The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WCDEP) has partnered withMore...
Grand Trunk Debuts House of Cards.

Grand Trunk Debuts House of Cards.

Congress may have just given DHS a last-minute lifeline, but back in the imaginary world of House of Cards, there would be no resolution. Perhaps there was no better venueMore...
Il Radicchio to Offer Sun Brunch

Il Radicchio to Offer Sun Brunch

Nestled between the Courthouse and Rosslyn, IL Radicchio has been serving delicious Italian food since 1994.. IL Radicchio goes back to the basic idea of an Italian spaghetteria, with allMore...
Convivial on track to Open this Spring

Convivial on track to Open this Spring

Shaw’s resurgence is still hot and heavy.  People’s Best New Chef Mid-Atlantic Cedric Maupillier‘s Convivial is on track to open this summer.  Last year CityMarket at O with its 600-plusMore...
Will Kava be Legal in DC

Will Kava be Legal in DC

While in #MiamiBeach, I was in the mood to chill and get something to drink.  So I stumbled onto the Purple Lotus. “What kind of beer, do you have?” TheMore...
Sette Osteria Part Deux

Sette Osteria Part Deux

If you like casual Italian dining in a soft, relaxing atmosphere, then you’re in for a big treat.   M Cafe Bar has closed and retail developer Iraklis Krabassis willMore...
Carving Room’s Big Two Brings New Slices

Carving Room’s Big Two Brings New Slices

It’s a New York deli meets Casablanca cafe. he Carving Room, the Mount Vernon deli, just celebrated it’s Big Two and they’re dishing out some delicious carvings of poblano, pastrami, brisket, reuben and aMore...
Ming’s Rises over Chinatown Goliath

Ming’s Rises over Chinatown Goliath

Since opening in 2010, Michelle Tam’s Ming’s has co-existed under the shadows of  its landlord Tony Cheng’s the iconic Mongolian BBQ and Chinese Seafood restaurant which has been a huge fixture onMore...
Mardi Gras Bash @ Bayou

Mardi Gras Bash @ Bayou

Fat Tuesday happens only once a year, and unfortunately it fell on the day with the biggest snowstorm to hit DC this winter. The temperature was downright frigid and drivingMore...
Mardi Gras @Bayou

Mardi Gras @Bayou

A buffet of Crescent city cuisine and Live New Orleans tunes! From 5 PM until 9 PM, Chef Rusty Holman’s putting out an all-you-can eat spread of all your favoriteMore...

Snow Day Specials

Alba Osteria has all day happy hour with half priced pizza, $6 draft beers and more. Jackson 20 will offer snow day brunch from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., andMore...
DC Police Cracking Down on Johns

DC Police Cracking Down on Johns

Gone are the days when prostitutes plied the trade around Logan Circle and 14th Street.  They are not as prevalent as they used to be, but thanks to Backpage and Craigslist, theMore...
Tabard Inn – Timeless Dupont Tradition

Tabard Inn – Timeless Dupont Tradition

If you haven’t experienced Tabard Inn brunch yet, you haven’t experienced the charm and old-world ambience nestled in the heart of historic Dupont Circle Walking in, you are transported toMore...
Dogtown Brings New Orleans to RVA

Dogtown Brings New Orleans to RVA

DOGTOWN BRINGS NEW ORLEANS TO RVA Join Dogtown Dance Theatre for their annual Mardi Gras celebrations and parades! Open to the Richmond community, Dogtown will celebrate Mardi Gras this yearMore...
Patty Boom Boom to go Quiet

Patty Boom Boom to go Quiet

Popular Reggae nightclub, Patty Boom Boom will close next weekend after five years of operation — it will be replaced by Cloak and Dagger, a speak easy night club FromMore...
Wine & Theology @Parallel Wine Bistro

Wine & Theology @Parallel Wine Bistro

Adults in their 20s and 30s participated in a Wine & Theology session at Parallel Wine Bistro last Sunday.  The event provided  a relaxing environment for the young adults to get toMore...
Red Bull Sues Old Ox to Change Name

Red Bull Sues Old Ox to Change Name

The Old Ox Brewery released a public letter asking Red Bull  to drop its complaint.  Attorneys for Red Bull assert that consumers might confuse the brands because an “ox” andMore...
Mardi Gras Madness @Meze

Mardi Gras Madness @Meze

We may be thousands of miles from New Orleans, but that didn’t stop the Tulane Club of DC, an active University alumni group from celebrating a jubilation of food, drinkMore...
The Oldest Lesbian Bar in Country Closes

The Oldest Lesbian Bar in Country Closes

Their website states that they are the oldest continually operating lesbian bar in the country, but for now, it appears that the club can no longer claim that distinction.  Shortly after NewMore...
Mackie’s Bar & Grill in Old Town

Mackie’s Bar & Grill in Old Town

Sang Lee is a lawyer and before last year had never opened up a restaurant. A longtime Alexandrian, he and his wife Susanne were impressed with the great steakhouses in DC andMore...
Flying Fish to Close in Old Town

Flying Fish to Close in Old Town

RUNINdc has received information from several sources that Flying Fish will be closing this winter or early spring.  This month marks the 10th anniversary of the seafood restaurant which is painted byMore...
Chef Trey Massey Found Guilty of Rape

Chef Trey Massey Found Guilty of Rape

Trey Massey, 32, former chef at Restaurant Eve and Society Fair, was found guilty of rape and abduction. “Trey” Massey had a tempestuous relationship with a woman (his ex-fiance), whoMore...
Spice on Wilson – Clarendon VA

Spice on Wilson – Clarendon VA

Yasser opened Spice to showcase his wife Rahma’s amazing cooking. “We want to keep the quality high.  Each day we cook small portions in order to keep every dish fresh.”More...
McFadden’s Fined $12,000

McFadden’s Fined $12,000

ABRA continued the suspension of McFadden’s liquor license and fined the owners $12,750 Wednesday McFadden’s owners has agreed to close the business and has paid the fine. Five people were stabbedMore...
Ode to McFadden’s

Ode to McFadden’s

“Ode to McFaddens” Descending down the staircase to the masses down below The crowd is lit and dancing, smiling, laughing at the show The DJ’s on the ones and twosMore...
Mad Momos Closes

Mad Momos Closes

Posted today in Mad Momos’ Facebook Page: Dear Friends and Patrons of mad momos, Season’s greetings and Happy New Year to you. The management at mad momos thank you forMore...
Uptown Tap House Closes

Uptown Tap House Closes

It’s with great sadness to announce the closing of Uptown Tap House.  Since 2012, Uptown has served as a great sports bar, and gastropub in the Cleveland Park area. Live musicMore...
Restaurant Eve to Serve Filipino Food in Jan

Restaurant Eve to Serve Filipino Food in Jan

Filipino cuisine is getting all the craze.  Restaurant Eve will be serving Filipino food in January, taking inspiration from Meshelle Armstrong’s roots where guests gather at each other’s homes for a late meal.More...
ABC to Determine Fate of McFadden’s

ABC to Determine Fate of McFadden’s

The police report describes a brutal fight that occurred around 12:30am Saturday morning within a group of people who were celebrating a birthday. During the fight, a man yielding a knifeMore...
Lima Lounge to Close After NYE

Lima Lounge to Close After NYE

“ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END” After 10 years of being at the forefront of D.C. Nightlife, it is with both sadness and excitement that we announce LimaMore...
Five Stabbed at McFadden’s

Five Stabbed at McFadden’s

Five people were stabbed inside McFadden’s in Foggy Bottom early Saturday morning.  The incident took place at about 12:37 am in the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Ave NW, near George WashingtonMore...
Murphys of DC Closes

Murphys of DC Closes

We are sad to see Woodley Park mainsstay, Murphys of DC close — this is the second iconic Irish pub to close this year in DC — earlier this fall, Duffy’sMore...
H Street Organic Provides Fresh Produce

H Street Organic Provides Fresh Produce

H Street Organic Market in the former Z Mart space is a family-owned local grocery store providing an extensive selection of high quality, fresh organic fruits and vegetables. The store isMore...
Spice | Clarendon

Spice | Clarendon

Yasser opened Spice to showcase his wife Rahma’s amazing cooking. “We want to keep the quality high.  Each day we cook small portions in order to keep every dish fresh.”More...
Busboys Brookland pre-opens NYE

Busboys Brookland pre-opens NYE

The first official event at the new Busboys and Poets location in Brookland at Monroe Street Market will be a nerd-tastic New Year’s Eve party. The Remix of the NerdsMore...
Coppi’s – Cleveland Park DC

Coppi’s – Cleveland Park DC

The new location of Coppi’s Organic is a nice low key restaurant offering fresh ingredients and low mood lighting with great happy hour specials. Their Coppi’s revival drink was simplyMore...
Medium Rare – Cleveland Park
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Medium Rare – Cleveland Park

Medium Rare in Cleveland Park This Cleveland Park eatery specializes in one thing and one thing only: steak frites.   “A friend recommended Medium Rare, they specialize in steak andMore...
The Veal Ravioli @Noelia

The Veal Ravioli @Noelia

The veal stuffed ravioli was perfectly cooked and the veal: tasty and unbelievably tender —  couldn’t get enough of it!! Noelia Italian Kitchen
Rialto Calzone

Rialto Calzone

The Calzone at Rialto filled mozzarella and ricotta is great food for pizza lovers and fun to eat, too. Animated Gif courtesy of Jason Morenz The Calzone @Rialto View LargerMore...
Grille Twelve 24 – Mount Vernon Eatery

Grille Twelve 24 – Mount Vernon Eatery

    Executive chefs Jonathan Halpern and Brendan Andrews, formerly of The Grand Historic Venue, provides a Peruvian-style rotisserie chicken and gourmet sandwiches called Twelve 24  (Restaurant is located at 1224More...
Taste of Ocopa

Taste of Ocopa

I’m about to make Love w dis #Causita #Peruvian @OcopaDC @ESlammy @DiningTraveler @GirlMeetsFood @capitolbites pic.twitter.com/6jV5AtNnyb — DC Food Blogger (@dcfoodblogger) November 22, 2014 I Love #Peruvian #Scallops http://t.co/8irvwFsH5f @OcopaDC @SocialDCPRMore...
The Dignitary Bourbon Bar

The Dignitary Bourbon Bar

If you’re looking for a great Whiskey bar, this hotel bar inside the magnificent Marriott Marquis is sure to please.  The place has a sweet atmosphere and wonderful seating allMore...
Taste of Manor

Taste of Manor

A Restaurant and Lounge by day that transforms to a modern, sleek nightclub by night.  The Manor is the newest D.C. spot to enjoy lunch, delicious happy-hour specials and dinner later accompanied by your favorite beats and cocktails createdMore...
Aaron McCloud Departing Cedar

Aaron McCloud Departing Cedar

Nevin Martell @nevinmartell  just reported that Renowned Chef Aaron McLeoud, known for making tasty things from local and seasonal ingredients and for featuring wild game such as buffalo and venison is leaving Cedar atMore...
Plan B (Burgers, Beer, Bourbon) Opens Today

Plan B (Burgers, Beer, Bourbon) Opens Today

Yes, my three favorite B’s (except we’re missing Bacon) opens today at the Navy Memorial. “All of our burgers are fresh ground every single day. There’s no antibiotics. There’s noMore...
Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers

DC Panthers at McFaddens The Carolina Panthers is one of the most active NFL sports watch group in the Washington DC area. The group is led by Keith Hall.
Taste of Chaplin’s

Taste of Chaplin’s

Shaw has a new hot spot — a romantic ramen shop in a Charlie Chaplin themed bar.  The decor is quaint and old worldsy with ornate pillars and gilded mirrorsMore...
Lebanese Taverna Tyson’s

Lebanese Taverna Tyson’s

Again I am so happy and pleased to visit Lebanese Taverna. This time I went to the location in Tysons Corner. Going from the amazing experience in Woodley Park madeMore...
Fat Pete’s Eat, Live & Die BBQ

Fat Pete’s Eat, Live & Die BBQ

Fat Pete’s is a hidden gem nestled in Cleveland Park at the former Pulpo space.  With the loss of Palena and Dino’s, it sure is great to have a newMore...
Taste of Meskerem

Taste of Meskerem

Best Ethiopian food I’ve ever had, and best Ethiopian dining experience ever — and I’ve visited Addis Ababa in the past. Visited Meskerem at a Bookalokal dinner. We had a coupleMore...
Communicators Happy Hour

Communicators Happy Hour

Alba Osteria is a great find —  located in Mount Vernon Triangle, not too far from the Gallery Place/China town metro at: 425 I St, NW.  I went there forMore...
Tel’Veh  Negotiations on Hold

Tel’Veh Negotiations on Hold

Earlier this month, we reported that Tel Veh Wine Bar would be replaced by Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill. That news is changing once again. For now the deal is on hold while Tel’Veh  is workingMore...
Ford’s Fish Shack

Ford’s Fish Shack

by Kristen Lane I recently had the pleasure of dining at one of Ashburn’s more catchy dining establishments, Ford’s Fish Shack. A favorite to the local crowd and always saidMore...
Carmine’s Food Bloggers’ Dinner

Carmine’s Food Bloggers’ Dinner

by Anna Quayle & Kaitlyn Smith Going to an event at the Verizon center? If you have a big group, Carmine’s is the perfect place to go to enjoy anMore...
Mason Dixie Popup

Mason Dixie Popup

I had the pleasure on Sunday to enjoy the Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. pop up at Jack Rose Dining Saloon. On 18th street in Adams Morgan. Now to make thisMore...
Dino’s Grotto

Dino’s Grotto

Dino’s Grotto is located along the happening U Street Corridor at 1914 9th Street NW in DC. Touting itself as a Rustic Italian Restaurant it definitely is that, and more.More...
Farewell Chadwick’s

Farewell Chadwick’s

Chadwick’s is closing this weekend.  The long-time waterfront staple,  known for its daily happy hour deals and bottomless champagne brunch opened in 1967. The spot will live in infamy becauseMore...
Mr Smith’s to Open at Old Chadwick’s

Mr Smith’s to Open at Old Chadwick’s

One thing about Georgetown, history never fades away — it just changes its name.  When we heard this summer that old Georgetown favorite piano bar was closing, many of usMore...
Tel Veh Switches Gears

Tel Veh Switches Gears

Tel Veh has had a rough two years.  Going through three managers since it opened its doors the summer of 2012.  Known for its wine list and bottomless brunch, albeitMore...
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