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 […]


10 Jul 2014

Ice Cream Jubilee Opens Saturday at Yards Park

What better way to enjoy a warm summer day in Yards Park than with a tasty ice cream cone? Many of you have likely sampled the delicious ice creams from Ice Cream Jubilee¬†already; they have been out with their ice cream cart frequently over the last few months, including at the Friday night concerts. At […]


18 Jun 2014

Navy Yard Sweetgreen Opens Today

Sweetgreen’s newest location, in the first floor of the new 12Twelve building at 4th and N Streets, SE, is officially opening today! Bonus: for their soft opening today, pay what you want for your salad and all proceeds go to FreshFarm Markets.


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