Tag Archives: Dupont Circle

The Riggsby, East Dupont Circle

I got the last seat at the bar at a crowded Riggsby, and immediately got an odd impression about the bartender. This was going to be an unusual evening – I felt it. He handed me the cocktail list, full … 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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Al Tiramisu, Dupont Circle

Sometimes, when you read restaurant reviews, a reviewer will close with “I’ll be back soon” (and then they never end up going back). But I really, really want to go back to Al Tiramisu soon, and here’s why: I’d been … 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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Tabard Inn, Dupont Circle

Tabard Inn was packed on a Tuesday night, but somehow managed to fit in a walk-in table for two. You have to start here with a cocktail, many of which were designed by the immensely talented Chantal Tseng. An Emerson … Continue reading

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Pesce, Dupont Circle

After a Chehalem wine tasting at Eola (which was full for dinner), a couple close friends and I meandered over to Pesce and nabbed a four-top. The last meal I had at Pesce was the best I’d ever eaten there. … Continue reading

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Public Bar, Dupont Circle

Imagine 40 flat-screen TVs in one bar. Public Bar is cavernous, with two floors plus a rooftop deck, almost 8,000 square feet of space (including the deck), and forty (40!) flat-screen TVs, about 30 of them on the main floor. … Continue reading

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Casa Nonna, Dupont Circle

The first thing I noticed the other evening when I opened the menu at Casa Nonna made my jaw drop: a $28 plate of Spaghetti Pomodoro staring me in the face. That would be $28 for a platter of dried … Continue reading

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