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Boss Shepherd’s, Federal Triangle

The Northeast corner of 13th and E Street has been several things over recent decades. I first remember it being developed as our city’s second Dean & DeLuca, although instead of being a store, it was just a high-quality, quick-serve … Continue reading

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Ghibellina, 14UP

(See the July 20, 2014, Review here.) What’s interesting if that I have some very knowledgeable diners agreeing with me about the pizza, and others basically saying that I’m crazy – that it’s okay, but not even close to being … 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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Diya, Tysons Corner, VA

If someone were to ask, “What’s the biggest Indian restaurant in the DC area?” then “Bombay Club” would be a pretty good guess, but that’s only if they haven’t been to Diya. Diya sits on the Vienna side of Tysons … Continue reading

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Masa 14, U Street Corridor

There was but one mission: to drink. Masa 14 has amazing happy hour deals, and they run weekdays until 7 PM. Everything at happy hour on this day was only $4. We arrived at 6:04, and made the most of … Continue reading

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Dickson Wine Bar, U Street Corridor

One very important thing to remember about Dickson Wine Bar is that it doesn’t open until 6 PM, even on Fridays. Happy hour runs from 6-7 PM, and on this day was featuring glasses of Gruet Blanc de Noirs ($5, … Continue reading

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Kora, Crystal City, VA

We were in the mood for Italian, so of course we started driving around aimlessly at 6:30 on a Friday night. Argia’s? Nah, just there. Ruffino’s! Has it re-opened yet? Nope, one more week. We headed to Kora. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

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Bravo! Bravo!, Downtown

I’d never been to Bravo! Bravo! before, but it turned out to be a perfect place for an after-work meeting that’s 1) downtown 2) quiet and 3) cheap. There can be no doubt that this odd, downstairs space turns into … Continue reading

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Kinkead’s, Downtown

Lots of people know about the half-price raw bar deals at Old Ebbitt Grill; relatively few know about the same bargain that can be found at Kinkead’s. For the first time in my life, I had the pleasure of meeting, … Continue reading

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Kababji Grill, Dupont Circle

Kababji Grill is the first American outpost of a Lebanese chain which opened to great fanfare in Dupont Circle a year ago, but has since fallen silent to the fickle fingers of the press. It is a handsome, polished space, … Continue reading

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