15 Mar 2013

First Bite: Beuchert's Saloon

The farm-to-table dining movement lands smack in the middle of Capitol Hill with the opening of Beuchert’s Saloon on Pennsylvania Avenue SE.  Yes, this long, narrow eatery occupies what was an art and frame shop, but that space years ago was a true speakeasy, serving homemade alcohol to those who made their way through a […]


02 Jan 2013

In the Rearview – 2012 on Capitol Hill

The past calendar year has been an important one for many reasons.  Politically we reelected the President for a second term, right before our national leadership practically pushed the country off a fiscal cliff (again).  We learned that the Mayans were not correct, though for how many thousands of years ago we are talking it […]


28 Dec 2011

In the Reariew – 2011 in Dining on the Hill

What an eventful year on Capitol Hill – and I’m not even talking about the warped and wishy-washy politics that went on in the big white domed building.  We here at The Hill Is Home attempted to bring you timely coverage of our neighborhood politics, cultural events, developing stories and (probably more than anything else) […]


08 Aug 2011

Love Our Sidewalk Cafes? Celebrate All Month!

Tablecloths whipping in the wind. Waiters waltzing with trays of sparkling beverages balanced in the air.  Small chic dogs tucked near hefty handbags and high heals. ‘Gents loosening their ties and pushing their chairs back for one more round. Are you in a sidewalk cafe in Paris’ Monteparnasse or overlooking Barcelona’s Las Ramblas? No, you’ve […]


17 Jun 2010

Hill Eateries Participate in Restaurant Week for Kids

Are you a parent who misses the days of fine and civilized dining?  Can’t find a sitter when you need one for a night on the town?  It seems some of DC’s hippest eateries have felt your pains as twenty restaurants will participate in the DC Restaurant Week for Kids June 20-27, 2010.  For lunch […]


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