Food & Drink

Food & Drink: Get a taste of DC cuisine.

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
8 Farmers’ Markets You Should Visit in Washington, DC

Did you know there are about 200 farmers' markets in and around Washington, DC? Whether you are looking for local vegetables or prefer to catch a chef demo and score some samples, there’s something for everyone.

Farmers' Market Fresh Tomatoes - 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
Capitol Riverfront By Day & By Night

Capitol Riverfront was a vital commercial section of the District from the late 19th century until the end of World War II, as the Washington Navy Yard, the nation’s longest continually operating naval facility, served as a beacon for a thriving community. Billions of dollars in investment in the...

Couple at Yards Park Capitol Riverfront
Exploring Shaw’s Alleys & Offshoots

In the 19th century, hundreds of intersecting alleys existed behind DC’s blocks of rowhouses. The brick-paved zones were home to stables, workshops and working-class dwellings. Today, many of these alleys are gone, but a few remain – and they’ve become some of the hottest areas for bars,...

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
Dining Guide to Michelin Restaurants in Washington, DC

For roving gastronomes and travelers who revel in experiences centered on food, it’s time to reserve a table in the nation’s capital. The first edition of Washington, DC’s Michelin Guide is now available , and it’s brimming with starred restaurants, affordable hot spots and essential eating...

9 Things to See & Do On U Street

The part of the city that never sleeps, find eclectic food options, late-night dancing, rich culture and so much more on U Street .

@amandaeisner - Washington, DC Skyline from U Street
NoMa’s Union Market

It’s a Sunday afternoon at NoMa’s Union Market , and a couple is slurping bivalves at Rappahannock Oyster Bar while, nearby, a mini-skirt wearing tween struggles to eat a taco while walking. Just across the way, there’s a line forming for either the beer, the bratwursts or both at Red Apron...

Rappahannock Oyster Co. Patrons
Downtown Dining in Washington, DC

Downtown DC buzzes with activity all day long and well into the evening with its mix of sophisticated shopping, dining and cultural offerings. The neighborhood’s proximity to The White House has also made it a prime destination for politicos and tourists alike. For foodies, you’ll find everything...

Casa Luca - Fabio Trabocchi Restaurant - Washington, DC