Tag Archives: Tapas

Del Mar, The Wharf

On a Sunday evening – early, just before 6 PM – the impressive and cavernous Del Mar was packed, with no tables available, and so we took our chances, walked in, and found room at the bar, where we were offered … Continue reading

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Jaleo, Crystal City, VA

“Dad, I have a question for you,” Matt said as he came back from washing his hands. We had just played tennis, and pointed our car in the direction of Crystal City, thinking we’d go somewhere on 23rd Street. As … Continue reading

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Estadio, Logan Circle

(See the February 23, 2001 Review here.) I have a feeling this could result in a six-foot, six-inch foot in the arse, so I’m going out to Home Depot today and purchasing some Mark-B-Gone. After a trade wine tasting at … Continue reading

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Jaleo, Penn Quarter

The standard line about Jaleo is that Crystal City and Bethesda are shadows of the original downtown location, and based on my experiences, I tended to agree although these restaurants all wax and wane – my last meal at the … Continue reading

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Marx Cafe, Mount Pleasant

Marx Cafe is one of the most popular restaurants in Mount Pleasant. It bills itself as specializing in Greek and Italian cuisines, but the thing that caught my eye was the “Appetizers of the World” section – small plates, something … Continue reading

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Sol de España, Rockville, MD

Think the area’s best tapas are at Jaleo or Estadio? You may want to rethink that … Dani Arana, who spent three years as Chef de Cuisine at Taberna del Alabardero, now owns this restaurant with Daniela Jamarillo, and although … Continue reading

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