Birria Boss Little Miner Taco Will Pop Up in Brookland This Spring

Chef Mackenzie Kitburi hopes to be selling breakfast, lunch, and dinner for takeout by May.

Little Miner Taco will continue its growth spurt with a new pop-up planned for Brookland this spring. Chef Mackenzie Kitburi already runs his brand’s two food trucks and brick-and-mortar shops in Brentwood and North Bethesda. One of the trucks is based in Baltimore.  The team’s goal is to serve takeout breakfast, lunch, and dinner on […]

As You Are Bar Seeks Perfect Space for Queer Dance Parties and Cafe

The multi-faceted business from partners Jo McDaniel and Rach Pike hopes to find its niche by welcoming all ages.

Two former employees of A League of Her Own in Adams Morgan are readying to open their own queer bar in D.C. Jo McDaniel and Rach “Coach” Pike founded As You Are Bar as a virtual gathering space for at-home happy hours and trivia during the pandemic. Now they’re looking for a brick-and-mortar space to […]

Zinnia to Replace Mrs. K’s Toll House in Silver Spring

The concept from Takoma Beverage Co.’s Chris Brown will feature a beer and wine garden, café, and fine dining restaurant.

When Mrs. K’s Toll House in Silver Spring closed last March after 90 years in business, it marked the end of one of the region’s most enduring restaurants. Now Takoma Beverage Co. owner Chris Brown has signed a 20-year lease for the stucco-walled, Tudor-inspired house built at the turn of the 20th century and will […]

New Shaw Italian Restaurant Quattro Osteria Will Serve Fresh Pasta

The restaurant from the owner of El Techo and a pair of brothers from Naples, Italy, replaces Bistro Bohem.

From his perch at El Techo in Shaw, restaurateur Louie Hankins has eyed the space next door. For eight years it belonged to Bistro Bohem, one of the many beloved neighborhood restaurants to succumb to the economic impossibilities of the global pandemic. “I kept looking at the bones of it and the exterior and felt […]

Espita Team Brings Twin Mexican Restaurants to La Cosecha This Month

Las Gemelas Taqueria opens March 15 . Las Gemelas Cocina Mexicana will follow soon after.

The team behind Espita is opening two restaurants inside La Cosecha this month. Diners will find Las Gemelas Taqueria on one side of the Latin market and Las Gemelas Cocina Mexicana on the other. The name, which means twin girls, is inspired by masa queen Yesenia Neri-Diaz’s young daughters. With the launch of the new […]

French Brasserie Duck Duck Goose Is Coming to Dupont Circle

Chef Ashish Alfred's third Duck Duck Goose should open in late spring. The others are in Bethesda and Baltimore.

Local chef Ashish Alfred opened his first Duck Duck Goose in Bethesda in 2016, where fans congregated to enjoy brasserie fare like a colossal côte de boeuf, duck confit, French onion soup, and a few surprises, like fresh pasta. Two years later, Alfred installed a Duck Duck Goose in Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood.  He hasn’t […]

Egyptian Favorite Fava Pot to Open Second D.C. Location This Spring

Falafel, koshary, and kofta sandwiches from Dina Daniel are coming to 1817 M St. NW.

Fava Pot founder Dina Daniel has never let adversity disrupt her mission to expose the region to Egyptian food. She launched her food truck in 2013 in the middle of a miserable winter. She’d pull up to office parks in Tysons Corner and hand out free samples, turning customer after customer into a fan of […]

D.C. is Stacked With New Burger Options. Start With These Three.

Newcomers include ABC Guys Burger & Fries, Sandi Buns, and Gee Burger.

If your pandemic food pyramid has toppled sideways, you’re not alone. Burgers, sandwiches, and pizza have become major food groups since the start of the pandemic, in part because our housebound lizard brains can click the order button and achieve near instant gratification. Fortunately, these items are among the most cost-effective and creative dishes for […]

Denizens Gets Into the Ghost Restaurant Game With Sunday Gravy

The brewery will start serving homey Italian food out of its Silver Spring location on Wednesday. Riverdale Park is up and running.

A local brewery is getting in on the ghost restaurant craze. Like others looking for additional revenue streams during the pandemic, Denizens Brewing Co. will start serving red sauce Italian food to pair with their signature Big Red Norm ale this week. Sunday Gravy first launched out of Denizens’ Riverdale Park location on Jan. 13 […]

Fat Choi, From Chef Will Fung, Sets You Up for Hot Pot Success at Home

The interactive home feasts are available for pick-up and delivery within Ward 6 starting next week.

Eating hot pot at a restaurant is easy. Show up, pick a broth, point at some proteins and veggies, and commence a leisurely, interactive meal with friends and family. But those who’ve avoided indoor dining during the pandemic have missed out on this tradition that’s especially desired in the winter.  Trying hot pot at home […]

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