Preview: West Elm DC Decks the Halls

West Elm recently opened their 14th Street NW location and business has been great. With a lack of retail that’s not food related on 14th Street, residents and visitors alike have been flocking to this well known store. West Elm has done a great job lately by adopting a business model that is unique to […]

Chouquette: Artisan, Small Batch Caramels from Bethesda, MD

Custom chocolates. Does it really get any better than that? Chouquette (pronounced shoo-ket) is an artisanal handmade chocolate company in Bethesda, MD. Small batch orders are their speciality allowing the users custom logo, or one of their choosing, to shine. Perfect for holiday gifts, corporate events, birthdays, weddings, or just to say thank you, this […]

The Great Thanksgiving Debate: Stuffing vs. Dressing

From the archives… Joining many great food debates such as; chili with beans or no beans, and tomato based or vinegar based BBQ sauce, the Thanksgiving rivalry between “stuffing” and “dressing” likely continues in your household. Depending on the regional composition of guests, they are likely to lean one way or the other. However, what […]

Table: Minimal Decor Meets Extraordinary Plating

Opened in 2013 and tucked in a non-descript nook just behind the convention center – not quite Shaw, but certainly not downtown –  Table has been wowing guests for almost two years. The clean modern exterior is a stark contrast to the older row houses along side the restaurant with a garage door front look, […]

Cafe Saint-Ex Brunch

Often overlooked with the onslaught of new establishments crowding out the popular 14th Street corridor, those in the know, know that Saint Ex is a neighborhood favorite with amazing food.  When we’re craving something hearty for brunch (and an outdoor patio when it’s warmer), we head to Saint Ex and indulge in these meaty brunch […]

Bistro du Coin: Our Two Favorite Snacks

We love Bistro du Coin with it’s high ceilings, traditional French/Belgian dishes, and large interior. However dinner and brunch can get very crowded with their ambiguous reservation policy. That’s okay. When you’re walking around Dupont, just left Kramer Bookstore, or are making your way from Logan Circle to Georgetown, stop in Bistro du Coin and […]

Taste of Chile

Who needs Monday Night Football when you can witness acclaimed local chefs and award-winning mixologists, go head to head in a battle of Chilean cuisine and spirits. Last night, the National Restaurant Association hosted an event to highlight and celebrate the regional ingredients Chile has to offer. Every patron and a panel of culinary critics […]