Food & Drink

Food & Drink: Get a taste of DC cuisine.

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
Shaw Dining in Washington, DC

A short walk from Howard University from the north or Mount Vernon Square from the south, the ultra hot neighborhood of Shaw has made a name for itself with its mix of eclectic retail, raved about restaurants and bragging rights to some very cool African American jazz history. No national chains...

Eat the Rich - Where to Eat in Shaw - Washington, DC
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
Discover Eastern Market’s Sights, Smells & Sounds

Nestled in the heart of historic Capitol Hill just north of Barracks Row, Eastern Market is a must-visit for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food and drink, and arts and crafts lovers. Designed to serve as the neighborhood town center, this popular community hub has attracted an eclectic group of...

Eastern Market - Things to Do and Places to Eat in Washington, DC
Neighborhood Guide to Winter Restaurant Week in Washington, DC

The winter season in the District would not be complete without Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week , which runs from Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 this year. Throughout the promotion, roughly 250 restaurants across the DC area offer three-course, prix-fixe meals for brunch, lunch and dinner, with brunch...

Birch & Barley Dining in Washington, DC
A Sit-Down with a Foodie Incubator Founder in Petworth

If you’re a fan of pop-ups, then EatsPlace should be on your list of dining experiences in DC. The neighborhood restaurant and bar doubles as a food incubator and restaurant accelerator. On any given night you might catch a new chef, try a cuisine you’re not familiar with or take a cocktail class...

EatsPlace Founder Katy Chang - Petworth Food Incubator - Washington, DC
Best Bets for Group Get-Togethers

Dining out doesn’t always involve a petite party of two. Whether you’re in town with a tour group, celebrating with a large group of pals, or scheduling a team meeting over a meal, these restaurants are pros at accommodating a crowd.s If you’re downtown: For solid American fare in a central...

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Capitol Hill Dining in Washington, DC

Capitol Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol Building and the Supreme Court. By day, the neighborhood is buzzing with everyone from senators and Supreme Court justices to law clerks and Capitol Hill staffers as they go about the business of making and interpreting the laws. By night, the...

Ambar Balkan Restaurant - Washington, DC
10 Places to Eat & Drink on H Street NE

From Ethiopian to Lebanese to Mexican, the food along H Street is a melting pot of flavors. Exploring the diverse neighborhood means you will work up quite the appetite. With that said, here are 10 awesome food and drink options to get you started.

Dining at Copycat Co - H Street NE
7 Things to Do in Woodley Park

Originally developed as streetcar suburbs or summertime escape from DC’s legendary heat, Woodley Park stars historic appeal, leafy attractions like the National Zoo and a host of cool restaurants and bars.

Smithsonian National Zoo entrance with flowers