Tag Archives: Wine

Dönnhoff: The Most Underpriced Wines in the World

Every so often, you hear something that sounds too good to be true, and the vast majority of times, it is – it turns out to be a fraud; but once in a great, great while, you hear a claim … Continue reading

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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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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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Mourir de ne pas mourir

L’Amoureuse Happy Labor Day (and unofficial last day of summer (hat tip: Allen, Éluard, McCarthy, Saramago)), Knock! Knock! Knock!, <groan>, 8 AM room service serving as a wake-up call to September, coffee and tea served in the impossibly elegant suite at the … 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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Vidalia, Downtown

(See the January 23, 2011 Review here). Five of us got together at the bar of Vidalia, sequestering the table nearest the kitchen, and drinking and noshing on a mish-mash of bar snacks and share plates. There was so much … Continue reading

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