23 Mar 2015

Dining:

BAR MADNESS: The Thirsty Thirty-Two!

In the prior post, I unveiled the winners of the last round. You’ve been patient and waited breathlessly for me to churn out sixteen polls (correctly). Your patience is now rewarded: behold what I am officially and very cornily calling the Thirsty Thirty-Two, because there is no alliteration editor to stop me. This next round […]


10 Mar 2015

Dining:

Opening This Week: Stanton & Greene

While some may still be mourning the end of the Pour House, others are ready to finally get a taste of its replacement,┬áStanton & Greene, which opens┬áthis week at 319 Pennsylvania Avenue. While the “official opening” is slated for Thursday, March 12, they will be holding three nights of discounted “previews” this Monday, Tuesday and […]


02 Mar 2015

Dining:

Granville Moore’s: More Than Just Mussels

Another side effect of this long cold winter has taken shape in the form of a mussel shortage. This can be tough news for any restaurant that has earned its fame from its flavorful bowls of the shelled treats. Granville Moore’s may have first been known for its mussels (Chef Teddy Folkman even beat Bobby […]


26 Sep 2014

Dining:

Tacos I Have Known and Loved: Chupacabra Taqueria

I begin my paean to the humble and beautiful taco with a place which hasn’t been open for such a long time, but which captivated my tastebuds since it used to be but a wee baby taco truck. Chupacabra Taqueria, 822 H Street NE (entrance is on 9th Street NE) is my first stop, because […]


23 Sep 2014

Dining:

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month With a Taco

When I moved to the Hill from the West Coast, one of the things that struck me was the dearth of Mexican food. I was pointed to a few places that were adequate, but the flavor was just not the same. I had been spoiled in California, with handmade tortillas made by first- and second-generation […]