Category Archives: Restaurants

Thames Street Oyster House, Fells Point, Baltimore

It’s probably not a bright idea to walk into Thames Street Oyster House at 7:30 on a Saturday night, thinking you’re going to get a table, or belly up to the bar. If you’re going during prime hours, *do* make … Continue reading

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Virginia Peanut and Chestnut Soup at The Mount Vernon Inn, Mount Vernon

Tourist season is approaching, and even at 3:30 PM on a hot, sunny Tuesday, Mount Vernon had its share of crowds – although there was plenty of parking, and you could simply walk up and purchase a ticket ($20 for … Continue reading

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Fried Anchovy Bones at 2 Amys, Cathedral Heights

2 Amys is a diner’s best friend – the most important restaurant in the history of Washington, DC remains one of its very best, serving such diverse customers as families with infants in strollers, older couples out on date night, … Continue reading

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Del Mar, The Wharf

On a Sunday evening – early, just before 6 PM – the impressive and cavernous Del Mar was packed, with no tables available, and so we took our chances, walked in, and found room at the bar, where we were offered … Continue reading

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Little Serow, East Dupont Circle

I’ve been meaning to write this for quite awhile now, as Little Serow remains one of my very favorite restaurants in the area – remarkably, it has remained just as consistent and value-driven as it was when it first opened, … Continue reading

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Chloe, Navy Yard

We had a reservation at Chloe, and were cordially greeted, and given the option of sitting at a table, or the Food Bar – the tables seemed a bit close together, so we opted for the latter, mostly to optimize … Continue reading

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Bistro L’Hermitage, Occoquan

Bistro L’Hermitage should be compared to L’Auberge Chez François in Great Falls, because in some ways, it’s just as good, and in some ways, it’s better – both of these restaurants exude charm, and are worth the drive from Washington, … Continue reading

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Bistro 1521, Ballston

On 8/14/2017 at 1:55 PM, DaRiv18 said: We ate there over the weekend, it is worth a visit.  The bar program is biggest strength.  We found the menu, even as it has expanded from the previous iteration, was waaay too pork and chicken-centric, … Continue reading

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Milktooth, Indianapolis, IN

A new, and now by far the best, breakfast/brunch spot in Indianapolis: “Milktooth Chef Named among America’s Best New Chefs” by Liz Biro on indystar.com There were two semifinalists from Indianapolis for the 2017 James Beard Best Chef: Great Lakes award … Continue reading

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Bluebeard, Indianapolis, IN

On 7/2/2012 at 1:30 PM, And said: New additions to Indianapolis restaurant scene: Bluebeard In the southeast cultural district of Indy, Fountain Square, contemporary Italian-inspired cuisine featuring the best in local produce. The building also houses a wholesale bakery, Amelia’s. … Continue reading

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