Tag Archives: Beer

2 Amys, Cathedral Heights

(For the Apr 25, 2011 Review, click here.) There are three people in the DC area whose lack of James Beard Awards show what a travesty the entire process is. One of them is Cathal Armstrong, whose time may now … Continue reading

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Et Voila!, Palisades

(For the Jan 22, 2012 Minibite, click here.) Out of the many times I’ve visited Et Voila! in the past, two things really stuck out on my most recent visit: 1) Claudio Pirollo is not merely Belgian; he’s also half Italian – … Continue reading

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Sauf Haus Bier Hall, Downtown

Wedged between Public Bar and Shake Shack, in the nebulous area between Dupont Circle and Downtown, is the month-old Sauf Haus Bier Hall, the hottest, noisiest place I’ve been to in years. Read on … If you got a knock on the head, and woke … Continue reading

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Brookland Pint, Brookland

I walked into Brookland Pint – the sibling restaurant to John Andrade’s Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel – last night, not realizing just how much publicity it had gotten pre-opening. Well, it’s safe to say, “The word got out.” The … Continue reading

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Spacebar, Falls Church, VA

I stopped by Spacebar last night and had a #11, House Tuna Salad ($8.50) with Provolone and Swiss on Rye, and it was good – they grill the tuna salad on the flattop before doing anything else, so it’s a variation on … Continue reading

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B Too, 14UP

I had driven nearly 1,500 miles in the past week, and had just rolled in from Morgantown, dropping off my two teenage companions in Fairfax. I was exhausted, my back was hurting, and I needed to tinkle. It was nearly … Continue reading

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Del Ray Pizzeria, Del Ray

One thing I believe to be true about Del Ray Pizzeria … May we please pause for a moment, and each pay our own silent tribute to Claudia Gomez? One thing I believe to be true about Del Ray Pizzeria is … 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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Sur La Place, Palisades

The other evening, I’d driven to Et Voila, only to encounter a full restaurant with no space at the bar. Not wanting to drive any more, I simply walked across the street to a moderately empty Sur La Place. I’d … Continue reading

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Menomalé, Brookland

In my last pre-hurricane meal, my young dining companion and I returned to Menomalé which we enjoyed before, and we enjoyed it every bit as much this time around. Matt began with a San Pellegrino Aranciata ($3.00), the blood orange version of … Continue reading

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