Tag Archives: Seafood

Swan Oyster Depot, San Francisco, CA

Because of three people, my dining companion and I spend five hours trekking to Swan Oyster Depot in Nob Hill. Call me crazy, but just don’t ever call me apathetic (pathetic is fine; just not apathetic). We found a parking space *way* … Continue reading

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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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Saltbox Seafood Joint, Durham, NC

I had high hopes of writing a multi-part, serial story about my trip to North Carolina, starting with the Prologue (the background behind my trip), moving forward to Part One (the hotel where I stayed on the first night), and onward for … Continue reading

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Drift on 7th, Shaw

You folks may have noticed that I’ve taken a bit of time off from writing reviews – I have a lot of personal items on my plate (details forthcoming at some point), and writing reviews takes quite a bit out … Continue reading

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Brine, Merrifield, VA

I’ll write a review of my meal at Brine, but I don’t feel like writing tonight, and I want to at least issue a brief warning (which I will delete) to people thinking of dining there this weekend: Go *now*. … Continue reading

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Full Kee, Bailey’s Crossroads

Full Kee in Bailey’s Crossroads is completely unrelated to the Full Kee in Chinatown and the Full Key in Wheaton. It is an independent restaurant that’s open until 2 AM, 7 days a week (!), and does not get enough … Continue reading

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Walrus Oyster and Ale House, National Harbor

Ketchup was replaced by Walrus Oyster and Ale House, a project which Bob Kinkead is nominally associated with – his other project was Ancora (do you even know what Ancora is called now? Have a click to find out) – Bob was a … Continue reading

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Smith and Wollensky, Downtown

I walked into Smith and Wollensky tonight a touch on the casual side. It’s the norm for gentlemen to be in a suit and tie, and I was wearing a polo shirt and slacks (not jeans). After a friendly welcome … Continue reading

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Addie’s – Minibites: February 26, 2012 – March 3, 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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Masala Art – Minibites: February 5, 2012 – February 11, 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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