Posts Tagged "eastern market"


The Return to Acqua al 2 One of us was raised in California; the other in Chicago. Because of this, while in most regards our tastes are quite similar, we have very different comfort foods. For the Californian, it’s sushi, smoothies, and juice; for the Chicagoan, it’s Italian-American food, with a stress on the American part. So, with the Chicago family in town to meet the little one, we of course had to make a trip to...

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Eatbar Shows Us Whiskey’s Bright Side Ever since our first entirely delightful visit for apps and drinks shortly after Eatbar opened, every time we pass by–which is all the time since it’s right around the corner–we say, ‘We should go back there to try their burger … and more drinks.’ Though it doesn’t seem like such a difficult thing to pull off, we’ve somehow not yet managed to...

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How to Read a Cocktail Menu on Cook’s Cook We’re excited to announce that our main content for the day is actually over at Cook’s Cook, an international collection of food writers, chefs, and recipe testers. We’re excited to be in the company of such an eminent collection of food experts, where we hope to occasionally pitch in something about the right cocktail to match with your amazing dinner. In our first...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Eatbar on Capitol Hill An uneasy truce exists on Barracks Row in our neighborhood of Capitol Hill. From D to E, chain restaurants and fast food rule. From E to I, it’s funky ethnic restaurants (like the all you can eat, small plate, Balkan Ambar), farm to table establishments, and places that get Best New Restaurant awards (hey there, Rose’s and Pineapple and Pearls). That, at least, was...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Rose’s Luxury In our eighteen months here, we’ve learned that there are two bedrock realities to life in DC: friends move, and a table at Rose’s Luxury is impossible to get. Last Thursday, we grieved the truth of one of these tenets of DC life while happily thumbing our nose at the other. The residents of DC are a national and an international crowd. People come from somewhere else...

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