Monthly Archives: February 2014

Casa Luca, Downtown

What does a restaurant maggot do when the entire town is flocking to Fiola Mare, trying to get the opening scoop? He goes to Casa Luca. šŸ™‚ Although Casa Luca has raised prices since it opened – in some cases … Continue reading

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Byblos Deli, Cleveland Park

I stopped by Byblos Deli today, and was instantly struck by the age-old dinginess of the place. Honestly, I’m surprised this restaurant is only ten years old – the last time I had this feel was inĀ China Cafe in College … Continue reading

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Bethesda Curry Kitchen, Bethesda

If anyone finds out where Anil Kumar landed, can they let us know? Anil Kumar is now at Bethesda Curry Kitchen, right across the street from Grapeseed, which opened on Tuesday, February 11th. On this very cold evening, the nearly … Continue reading

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Milan Bakery & Miss Doughnuts, Falls Church

Here’s your key to a successful visit to Milan Bakery & Miss Doughnuts. This tiny little strip-mall carryout bakery is a *Bolivian* bakery, and the doughnuts are being sold, I would think, so they can stay in business for the … Continue reading

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Mykonos, Reston

I’d been to Mykonos 1-2 times in the past (the last time I went, my young dining companion and I had gone ice skating first, and neither of us has skated in over five years). I called to make sure … Continue reading

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Gringos & Mariachis, Bethesda

Yesterday was supposed to be the first day forĀ Gringos & MariachisĀ (seeĀ List of Restaurant Openings – 2014)), and although they still had their soft opening signs up, it was pretty well full, and I was fortunate to find a single bar … Continue reading

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