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This cross-cultural kitchen fuses Korean, Mexican comfort foods

Over the past few decades, restaurateur Alex Lee has bonded with the local Latin American community. He founded a string of Casa Blanca bakeries (outposts remain in Alexandria, Va., Arlington, Va., and Hyattsville, Md.)....

Pizza joint heading to Navy Yard while Mount Pleasant gets Moorish cooking

Expansions

Presidential Restaurant Group wants to play ball, selecting Navy Yard as the next home for Declaration pizza. A second location is slated to open on the 1200 block of...

“I really have no complaints — this is a fantastic lunch on-the-go option.”

The tech-savvy quinoa eatery Eatsa landed in D.C. this fall at 1627 K St. NW and tacked on another (and bigger) location last month, spanning two floors at...

Enjoy a slice of Hong Kong in Blagden Alley

Tiger Fork in Shaw opened last night for its first dinner service, bringing a taste of Hong Kong’s fast-paced bar and dining scene to D.C.

The 85-seat bar/restaurant, inside in the former...

POTUS kicks back with family, friends and foreign dignitaries

Trump Wire

President Donald Trump has been in office for over a month now, yet he’s hardly been seen around town.

POTUS remedied that lack of visibility February 25 by making a...

What the critics are saying this week

Tom Sietsema heads to La Puerta Verde for a First Bite, deciding it brings “true Mexican spirit” to Ivy City.

Chef Carlos Camacho has a 20-year cooking resume that includes Great American...

Sip these seasonal tipples before they're gone

The temps may be a bit higher than usual around town, but they're still low enough at sundown to enjoy a made-for-winter cocktail (or two) before margarita/sangria season officially rolls around.

Uncooperative weather notwithstanding,...

The modern American menu will feature international twists

Award-winning chef turned aspiring restaurateur Haidar Karoum is making a comeback in a big way, opening up his first solo restaurant project this fall in Navy Yard.

The original star chef at Proof,...

Captain Gregory’s rolls out nightly tasting menus

Chef Shuffles

RAMMY award-winning pastry chef (2007) and Tabard Inn vet Huw Griffith is now executive pastry chef of Soapstone Market. The neighborhood market, which took up residence in Van Ness a few months back,...

Coconut fans will love this regal indulgence

From time to time there are specialty dishes that are difficult to find on most menus — not because they are unpopular, but because of the attention and care required to get everything just right....