Tagged: dining out

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Dining Alone? No Problem!

While dining alone isn’t as awkward as it used to be, there are still some places that could better learn how to cater to and serve parties of one. Just please don’t say “By yourself tonight?” or “Just one?” when I ask for a table…

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DMV Winter Restaurant Week, January 25-31, 2016

Restaurant Week already? Yep! While you’re enjoying traveling or staying home for Christmas and/or New Year’s, think about making those plans around the end of January. Kick 2016 off at your favorite restaurants this January 25-31, 2016 when Metropolitan Washington...

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culture: table for one

I admit that I’ve felt like this more than few times when I go out to eat alone. Many restaurants are fine with it, some are politely snippy, while a few are downright mean replete with awkward pauses, eye rolls...

day trip: Virginia ‘villes and ‘burgs

Since we figured too many people would be heading towards the beach this past weekend, Randy and I took a day trip in the opposite direction into Virginia. We didn’t really have a plan in mind, though stopping off for...

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DC Restaurant Week, Aug. 11-17

From OpenTable.com: DC Restaurant Week Gourmet Prix-Fixe Menus August 11-17, 2008 Enjoy special three-course, prix fixe menus at some of the city’s best restaurants. Pricing: $20.08 lunches, $3035.08 dinners; prices are per person and do not include beverage, tax or...

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food: Pimp My Stuffed Fowl

1. Turkey, 2. Goose, 3. Barbary duck, 4. Guinea fowl, 5. Mallard, 6. Poussin, 7. Quail, 8. Partridge, 9. Pigeon squab, 10. Pheasant, 11. Chicken, 12. Aylesbury duck It serves 125, takes eight hours to cook and is stuffed with...

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Go on. Stare, stare!

I have to wonder why people always seem so fascinated when I’m eating alone and I pull out a book. Do they expect that I’ll sit here staring into space in silence or maybe just natter on, talking to an...

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Table for Two: Rasika Restaurant

I still feel a little full from last night’s dinner at Rasika with Michael, oy. We figured that Halloween night would be a good night to grab a nice dinner out, unfortunately I came up with this idea when we’d...

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B. Smith’s Sunday Brunch: I’m still stuffed!

The first time I ever walked into B. Smith’s DC restaurant, I was still working at US PIRG and living the life of a poor non-profit worker. I had heard of B. Smith, and only just learned she had a...