Food & Drink

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Where to Eat on 11th Street in Columbia Heights

Perhaps the homiest restaurant neighborhood in the city, Columbia Heights’ 11th Street serves up indie bars and eateries on the blocks between residential Kenyon and Monroe streets. If you plan well, you could chow down on three meals a day here – and still have spots to go to for a nightcap. A.M...

Maple restaurant Washington, DC
Georgetown By Day & By Night

It’s easy to see why visitors and locals alike fall in love with Georgetown – gorgeous, historic architecture, tree-lined streets and a bustling, upscale retail and restaurant scene make for a winning combination. It’s worth the trip. Here’s how to spend a fun-filled day in the neighborhood.

8 Distilleries You Should Know About In & Around Washington, DC

It seems fitting that in close proximity to where Congress ratified the amendment that bought Prohibition to an end is a thriving vodka, gin, rum and bourbon distillery scene. In recent years many DC locals have turned their hand to craft distilling. See how spirits are made and sample the end...

Republic Restoratives Distillery - Washington, DC
Appetite for Perfection: DC’s Bib Gourmand Restaurants

Although Michelin stars are highly coveted, the Bib Gourmand designation (“Bib” is short for “Bibendum,” known as “ Michelin Man ” in English) signifies a restaurant serving high quality cuisine at affordable prices (to be precise: two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less). In...

Ottoman Taverna - Bib Gourmand Restaurant in Washington, DC
Cedric Maupillier Dishes on the French-American Mash Up at Convivial

A charming accent reveals Cedric Maupillier’s roots in the South of France. But the ambitious chef (also the force behind Adams Morgan’s Mintwood Place ) recently became an American citizen, and the menu at his new Shaw bistro borrows liberally from the cuisine of both countries. What’s the secret...

Chicken Coq au Vin at Convivial - Dining in Shaw - Washington, DC
12 Wine Bars to Get Your Vino Fix in Washington, DC

Ready for a glass of red? A bottle of white? Us, too. Take your pick of these standout wine bars – where you can have your pick of fantastic bites, too – in Washington, DC.

Mockingbird Hill - Wine Bar in Shaw - Washington, DC
20+ Rooftop Bars & Restaurants to Experience in Washington, DC

Summertime is the right time to head out on the town, find the nearest rooftop bar and order up your favorite cocktail or draft beer. Feel the breeze and ease back at these District locales, who have set up shop up top for your warm weather pleasure.

DNV Rooftop at The Donovan Washington, DC
14th Street & Logan Circle Dining in Washington, DC

On any night of the week, you’ll find DC’s hip and hungry crowding into the restaurants and bars along the 14th Street corridor – which runs through the heart of Logan Circle . The neighborhood grew up organically as pioneering Washingtonians moved in to the up-and-coming area—and signaled to chefs...

Outdoor Patio of the Pearl Dive on 14th Street in DC
Downtown DC By Day & Night

DC’s cosmopolitan downtown neighborhood offers a mix of in-demand restaurant options, high-end shopping and plenty of must-see museums. The bustling neighborhood (located next to the city’s equally buzzy Penn Quarter ) has seen a renaissance in recent years with the opening of CityCenterDC , an...

@jbcevents - FIg & Olive - CityCenterDC
15 Can’t-Miss Food Experiences at Union Market

Welcome to Union Market , DC’s hippest feasting ground, a revived mid-century produce- and meat-selling bazaar that holds food stalls, informal restaurants and kitchenware boutiques in NoMa . We’re focusing on 15 of the tastiest experiences to be had at the hub, which is open every day of the week...

@dcfishwife - Poke Bowl from District Fishwife at Union Market - Washington, DC