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Johnny’s Half Shell, Adams Morgan

Twelve years ago, in 2004, the great Ann Cashion won the James Beard Award for Best Chef – Mid-Atlantic Region: Ann was, and still is, the *only female* to win the award from Washington, DC, and is a legendary, beloved … Continue reading

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Tail Up Goat, Adams Morgan

How to tell the difference between the two from a distance, on an island overrun with both: “Tail up goat. Tail down sheep.” Such is the origin behind the name of Adams Morgan’s hottest new restaurant, Tail Up Goat – … Continue reading

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Bedrock Billiards, Adams Morgan

At 1 PM, the best answer to “Where to play pool?” was driving into Sunday’s shitstorm known as the Marine Corps Hurricane, and heading up Rock Creek Parkway, and over on Calvert Road to Bedrock Billiards – this despite having … Continue reading

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Corduroy: Minibites, January 15, 2012 – January 21, 2012

Minibites are delicious samplings of Don’s culinary adventures, condensed, distilled, and always meant to be savored with your Monday morning coffee. The¬†DCDining.com Restaurant Guide, i.e., Le Grand Champ,¬†is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link … Continue reading

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Himalayan Heritage, Adams Morgan

Have you ever been to a restaurant where the prices are so downright reasonable, and the staff so pleasant, that you left feeling guilty because you didn’t pay enough? That’s exactly what happened to me at Himalayan Heritage. For the … Continue reading

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Casa Oaxaca, Adams Morgan

The Top Shelf Margarita ($9.00) at Casa Oaxaca is made with Sauza Gold Tequila and lime juice poured from a plastic pitcher, and the drink is served in a pint glass. I thought it would be perfect with an appetizer … Continue reading

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Bourbon, Adams Morgan

After a mob-scene launch party at Fiola, my friend and I took off for Adams Morgan where we met Bill Thomas and Jake Parrott at Bourbon – he was doing a television segment on Bourbon (the drink, not the restaurant), … Continue reading

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Cashion’s Eat Place, Adams Morgan

Cashion’s isn’t quite what it used to be when Ann Cashion owned the restaurant and was toiling away in the kitchen, but her old sous chef, John Manolatos (who purchased the restaurant along with GM Justin Abad) still runs the … Continue reading

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Cali Yogurt, Adams Morgan

Cali Yogurt (technically one word in all lowercase) is known for two things: frozen yogurt, and tea. So I made the mistake of combining both. A Green Tea Yogurt ($3.50 for a small) was ordered unadorned, which was also a … Continue reading

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Slaviya, Adams Morgan

Slaviya opened in April in the old LeftBank space, but I hadn’t been until last night. When I walked in, the restaurant was virtually empty – except, of course, for about two dozen people crowded around the dance floor. You … Continue reading

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