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Restaurant Week Summer 2014: Pizzeria Orso and Willow Rocked It

During this past week, I went to Pizzeria Orso and Willow two times apiece. On one visit, I got the three-course Restaurant Week menus for $35.14, and on the other visit, I ordered a few small plates a la carte … Continue reading

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The Liberty Tavern, Clarendon

This is the first full meal I’ve had at The Liberty Tavern since Chef de Cuisine Miljohn Dimaano replaced Liam LaCivita (Matt Hill, who recently left Range, has assumed the Executive Chef role for this restaurant group – which includes … Continue reading

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Cowboy Cafe, Arlington

(See the May 10, 2011, Review here.) I was on my way to Arrowine, and the allure of Cowboy Cafe’s sign called out to me: “Hot food, cold beer,” it said. There was an open parking spot right there, I … Continue reading

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The Chesapeake Room, Barracks Row

(See the December 8, 2010 Review here.) I’d been to The Chesapeake Room three times in 2010 (July 8th, August 3rd, December 7th), and it slowly worked its way up my food chain (sorry) in quality, finally being raised to Italic and … Continue reading

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Magnolias at the Mill, Purcellville, VA

Every small Virginia town seemingly has its “restaurant by the train station,” and Purcellville, where the W&OD Trail ends shortly after mile marker 45, is no exception. Magnolias at the Mill is Purcellville’s “detour off of Route 7” restaurant, with a charming, historic mill … Continue reading

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Adour – Minibites, March 4, 2012 – March 10, 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 is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link and enjoy the full … Continue reading

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New Heights – Minibites: January 29, 2012 – February 4, 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 is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link and enjoy the full … Continue reading

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Little Serow – Minibites: January 22, 2012 – January 28, 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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Little Serow: Minibites, January 1, 2012 – January 7, 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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Salt and Pepper, Palisades

What a wonderful surprise this new restaurant is. It was a gorgeous, sunny evening, so my young dining companion and I grabbed a couple of seats on the patio. He, with his usual Diet Coke ($3, refilled without asking (from … Continue reading

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