Category Archives: Restaurant Review

A Fine Food Day in DC

Yesterday, we took advantage of an invitation to a tech-related pitch lunch to eat at Fiola.  In our parallel lives as  IT consultants, we are sometimes invited to these events, where a software company extols the virtues of their product … Continue reading

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Quick! Before It Bursts!

New York has popup stuff happening all the time: restaurants and stores that are designed to be here today, gone tomorrow. Washington, not so much – until now. Hurry down to Georgetown, because this Sunday is the last day that … Continue reading

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Review: Chef Roberto Donna’s Alba Osteria

Those lucky patrons of the Olney Farmers and Artists Market who attended the Farm to Table Dinner in 2012 will remember the pasta course cooked by Chef Roberto Donna.  He has been busy around the city since then, opening, first, … Continue reading

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Corned Beef King Comes In From The Cold

We had heard that the Corned Beef King  truck that has made its home parked outside the Olney Exxon station on Georgia Avenue had moved inside, so we stopped by recently to check it out. Sure enough, there is now … Continue reading

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Putting the Urban in Silver Spring

Silver Spring continues to be a magnet for aspirational enterprises.  The latest one, opening this week, is Urban Butcher.  Envisioned as a restaurant with a retail component, all meat served is processed in-house, broken down from whole animals, and converted … Continue reading

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Change Lobsters, and Dance

I went back to Wegman’s in Columbia (see preview) looking for dinner, and stumbled across a treat: Thursday is Lobster Night.  At the Food Bar, they will steam to order a 1-pound lobster and serve it to you with corn, … Continue reading

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Where The K-Pop Never Stops

Honey Pig first showed up on our radar when we went to the brand-new Lotte Supermarket in Catonsville (just down the road from the H-Mart).  There’s a stall selling Honey Pig Dumplings inside the Lotte.  We bought some and were … Continue reading

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A Pennsylvania Interlude

We had an errand to run in Chadds Ford, PA, southwest of Philadelphia, so we took the opportunity to eat in Hank’s Place.  This used to be one of the places we stopped off on our way to Philly, when … Continue reading

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Boloco Opening – Do We Need Another Burrito Joint?

Bethesda is full of restaurants.  The whole DMV would seem to be saturated with fast-food burrito joints (even near my house in the wilds of upper Montgomery, there’s a Cal Tort), so do we need yet another?  And an interloper … Continue reading

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Eating Well in Crisfield – The Crab & Cruise

Last month, we were kindly invited to a two-day celebration of Maryland seafood hosted by Greg Cain, proprietor of The Crab Place, a restaurant and seafood shipping business in Crisfield.  I had never been to Crisfield despite living in Maryland … Continue reading

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