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After the Skies Cleared

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan, Arlington, Ashburn, Ballston, Baltimore, Clarendon, Crystal City, Downtown, Events, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Metro, Misc, Music, News & Culture, Openings, Patriotic, Pets, Photos, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz It started out wet and misty and then in the late afternoon, the skies came down. By 4pm the rain was so hard, the US Park Service had to declare an emergency and opened up museums and federal buildings near the mall for folks to take shelter. The skies came down for over an hour, but once …

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Postmates Profit Rides on the Back of Couriers

In Adams Morgan, Arlington, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Clarendon, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Food, Georgetown, Grocery, Lawsuit, Metro, Mexican, News, Pizza, Review, Sandwiches by RUNINdc

Postmates roared into town 18 months ago with the promise of being able to deliver virtually anything to anyone in the District within an hour. They charge a 10% purchase fee and a nominal delivery fee based on distance of which 80% goes to the couriers The app is commonly used for restaurant food but people have been known to …

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Arlington’s Il Radicchio Debuts Brunch

In Arlington, Brunch, Clarendon, Review by RUNINdc

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 and specials thrive galore. Starting this week, Arlington adds another location to its Sunday Brunch list. Nestled between the intersection of Rosslyn and Courthouse, iL Radicchio has been serving endless pasta …

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Il Radicchio to Offer Sun Brunch

In Arlington, Brunch, Clarendon, Events, Food, Italian, Misc, News, Pizza, Wine by RUNINdc

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 all you can eat pasta, simple rotisserie cooking, and a wood-burning oven. They are now poised, under the direction of Executive Chef and General Manager Andrew Holden, to begin a new tradition …

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Bracket Room Packs it Big for the Superbowl

In Arlington, Clarendon, Football, Sports by RUNINdc

The Bracket Room is popular with the female clientele and Patriots Football in Clarendon VA It’s also a packed with fans during the games. But it’s not a regular run of the mill sports bar. First the food is something to cheer about.  The menu is cleverly designed by price (not by category) and offers an upscale version of traditional bar food …

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Spice on Wilson – Clarendon VA

In Clarendon, Mediterranean by RUNINdc

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.” The lamb is marinated for 24 hours.  The Amoroso Hoagie rolls brought in from Philadelphia are made with 680 day old Prosciutto, flown in from Parma, Italy.  The Chicken is …

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Spice | Clarendon

In Arlington, Clarendon, Review by RUNINdc

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.” The lamb is marinated for 24 hours.  The Amoroso Hoagie rolls brought in from Philadelphia are made with 680 day old Prosciutto, flown in from Parma, Italy.  The Chicken is …

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Eventide Closes in Clarendon to be Replaced by Douchey A-Town

In Clarendon, Closing by RUNINdc

Many fancy meals have been served in this once-popular Clarendon eatery. Many marriage proposals have been made.  Now Eventide just closed and will be replaced by Don Tito, a tacos, tequila and beer venue owned by the operators of Ballston’s A-Town Bar and Grill.  The Bar is set to open in March — this is exactly what we need — another douchey …

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Ya Me Jana

In Clarendon, Review by RUNINdc

The DMV is home to a several popular Lebanese restaurants (Northern Virginia alone has 14).  But there are few places that are as warm and welcoming as Me Jana Come here by yourself and sit at the bar or on a date or with a small to medium sized group.  There’s plenty of seating indoors and out — perfect for a …

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Clarendon Food Crawl

In Arlington, Asian, Clarendon, Food, Food Blogger, Mexican, News, Review by RUNINdc

 What a treat! You simply can’t beat five lovely restaurants in the heart of Arlington for only $40 per person. A play on those fun Pub Crawls that seem to be happening everywhere these days, the Clarendon Food Crawl, took lucky participants on a culinary tour of Ireland, Italy, Mexico & El Salvador, the Mediterranean, and Asia. Hosted by RuninOut and …

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Clarendon Food Crawl – Aug 9

In Clarendon, Events, Fun, Review by RUNINdc

On Saturday August 9, RUNINOut and Social Group DC will be launching Clarendon’s first-ever Food Crawl Over 50 DC-area Foodies will converge on Wilson Blvd to sample signature dishes from 4 restaurants in 4 hours. The event will start at 12:30pm at Ri Ra.  Then at 1:30pm we will split off into two separate groups and visit Facia Luna and Mexicali Blues. Each …

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Arlington to Crack Down on Bar Crawls

In Arlington, Clarendon, News by RUNINdc

The city of Arlington is looking to crack down on the notorious bar crawls. The county will vote this week whether to require bars to get a permit to host a bar crawl. If the county approves the change, bars will be charged for police patrols and trash cleanup. The latest bar crawls on St Patrick’s Day led to 25 arrests …