Food & Drink

Food & Drink: Get a taste of DC cuisine.

20+ Hot Restaurants to Try Now in Washington, DC

In case you missed it, the nation's capital has officially become a top tier foodie destination with a stream of accolades . The city was anointed with its first Michelin Guide and named Bon Appétit magazine's restaurant city of the year and Zagat 's hottest food city in 2016. When you visit this...

The Dabney - Shaw - Blagden Alley - Washington, DC
Where to Eat & Drink Around the National Mall

Home to Washington, DC’s iconic museums and monuments, the National Mall is also surrounded by some of the city’s top restaurants.The area stretches from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River, so prepare to work those legs! These restaurants will help you fuel up before, during...

Art and Soul - Places to Eat in 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
15 Things to See & Do in Southwest Waterfront

A renaissance is underway along this 47-acre riverfront community, and the new development is called The Wharf . Despite big changes, this historic neighborhood maintains many important remnants of its past including its historic seafood market, world-class theater, leisure cruise boat pier and...

Sitting Down with Jamie Leeds, Owner of Hank’s Oyster Bar

Ten years ago, the crab cake was king of local menus, then Jamie Leeds opened a niche market: oysters. Thanks to her, the capital is enjoying oyster-centric gastropubs, but her baby, Hank's Oyster Bar , stands tall above them all. Leeds sat down with us to answer a few of our most burning questions...

Hank's Oyster Bar - Dupont Circle - Washington, DC
Breweries to Check Out In & Around Washington, DC

When you’re looking for a cold one, look beyond the big beer producers and taste something distinctly DC. Frosty, frothy, heady, hoppy, sour – whatever your preference, you can find it at any of these local breweries.

Shaw Brewpub - Right Proper Brewing Company - Washington, DC
Where to Find Pumpkin-Infused Treats This Fall in Washington, DC

Fall is pumpkin season, when local eateries and cafes outfit their treats with that classic flavor. As the leaves fall, journey to these DC spots that can satiate your sweet tooth while also bringing full-on pumpkin power.

Baked & Wired - Where to Find Pumpkin-Infused Treats This Fall in Washington, DC
Brookland Dining in Washington, DC

The concentration of Catholic churches and monasteries surrounding the campus of Catholic University in this leafy neighborhood earned it the nickname of “Little Rome.” In addition to the attendant Italian restaurants that come with that suitable nickname, Brookland is also home to a handful of...

Diners at Brookland Pint at Monroe Street Market - Restaurants in Brookland - Washington, DC
Never-Ending Excitement on 14th Street

Bars, restaurants, galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, music venues, vintage stores: the 14th Street scene has an experience for everyone. Locals and visitors throng to this exceptional streetscape for its endless allure and ceaseless excitement. Read up on the spots that make 14th Street buzz.

View of 14th Street NW - Washington, DC - Credit The Harper
7 Ways to Fit in Like a Local

You don’t have to hire fake Secret Service agents to look like you belong in DC, even if your flight just landed yesterday. As sure as the Parisians tie their scarves just so, Washingtonians have certain habits, ways of speaking and quirks, and if you know a few of them in advance, you’ll feel...

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