Tagged: restaurant

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Food in DC: La Tomate Caffè

La Tomate in Dupont Circle has always felt like an institution to me. It was often the chosen site of a first, second or third date. Plenty of variety, nothing too over-the-top and good prices on the lighter/pasta dishes. But...

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twitter tuesday: Impostors!

Unless you’re the one raking in money from the duped masses, chances are good that you don’t like spam. Estimates say that nearly 80-90% of all incoming e-mail these days is from spam senders. Thank goodness most of them haven’t...

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DC Metro Restaurants “Unleashed” Mar. 1-7

The RAMW has just announced UNLEASHED. Over 100 area restaurants will be offering specials during the week of March 1-7, 2010. This will be a great way for patrons to unleash the pent up dining passions that have been so...

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Brunch at Bar Pilar

After a museum visit downtown, we found ourselves wanting a little nosh and I mentioned Bar Pilar. While we were both thinking burgers, it turned out that they were only serving from the brunch menu (PDF) at that time. Not...

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100 Restaurant No-Nos?

I was waiting for this list to be complete before saying anything about it. NYT writer/blogger Bruce Buschel has written a list of 100 Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do in two parts: Herewith is a modest list of dos...

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weekend wrap-up: on the 7th day

Compared to Saturday, Sunday was actually pretty tame. I didn’t get to bed until late the previous night, so I slept right on through the time change, though the change in light outside was pretty easy to notice. In an...

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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food: brunch at the tap room

’nuff said. Ok, not really, but I think I can still feel some of this brunch creating a food baby in my belly. Since Sunday turned out to be such a nice day, I ventured forth to Clarendon to meet...

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brunch: Chef Geoff’s Downtown

Even though I cook a lot at home, I started to feel that I was only satisfying part of my foodie nature. Cooking at home is my option when a number of friends don’t materialize that want to go out...

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food: the people’s brunch

Move over Tonic, I may be a CommonWealth breakfast/brunch boy now. After going for the first time this past Thanksgiving, I knew I wanted to try more of their stuff. Kyle suggested we hit it for brunch and I was...