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Dying to Dine Series, Hungry Lobbyist

Dying to Dine: Washingtonian’s Death Row Meals, Part II

Part II of a regular series where we ask some of Washington’s favorite foodies, journalists, chefs, and industry reps what their “last meal” would be. Read Part I here.  A prisoner’s “last meal” typically has no boundaries or restrictions, and has elicited a bit of a cult following online. Recently, […]

Gabby, Restaurant Review

Magic with Chef Mikko

Chef Mikko’s passion for Nordic cooking comes alive in his new cafe in Dupont Circle. Chef Mikko spent 15 years as the Executive Chef for the Finnish Ambassador to the United States. During his time in D.C., he has cooked for a high-profile politicians, diplomats, royalty and more. Now you […]

Michelle, Restaurant Review

Test Kitchen Tuesday’s at the Oval Room Is Your New Weeknight Escape

DC landmark power-dining restaurant, The Oval Room, introduces a new Test Kitchen Tuesday menu that will be available throughout the summer months, exclusively on Tuesdays.  Priced at $45 per person, the three-course, prix fixe menu will change weekly and offer guests experiential-style dining.  Diners can sample dishes that are in the works, as well as entrées that […]

Hungry Lobbyist

Ode to #NationalFriedChickenDay

Apparently July 6 is #NationalFriedChickenDay! A quick look back at some of our posts indicate we like fried chicken a lot. Here are some of our favorites! Let us know where your favorite fried chicken is by commenting on a post, or chatting with us on Twitter @hungrylobbyist!   Happy […]

Gabby, Restaurant Review

Pappe aims to please

Pappe, which means ‘brother’ in Punjabi, doesn’t have a single open table when I dine there on a Tuesday night. This is a pretty extraordinary feat for a new restaurant in the holy grail of dining aka 14th Street. Pappe is the brainchild of Sanjay Mandhaiya and Shankar Puthran, who were […]

Alli Tucker, Restaurant Review

A “Revival” in Baltimore

Nestled in Baltimore’s historic and prestigious Mount Vernon neighborhood is a new hot spot for meals and adult beverages. Hotel Revival, a boutique hotel boasting 14 stories, is the place. As their website says, Hotel Revival “serves as a community gathering place, and contributes to the renewal of the area […]