Uptown Tap House

Another Exclusive Uptown Tap House Deal

The Uptown Tap House is presenting a great opportunity for Dining in DC readers to explore their new menu on any Tuesday or Wednesday from October 16th through November 16th. Any reader who mentions Dining in DC when booking their reservations through OpenTable.com will receive 20% off their entire bill on the night of their visit.


Lunch in Chinatown: The Long and Short of it

If you work in Chinatown or Penn Quarter, you don’t have to stand in line for substandard food any longer! Hooray! Busy lunchtime crowds have a delicious new option in the newly renovated, street level Lunch Bar at Zengo (Located at 781 7th St. NW).
With Zengo’s new affordable Lunch Bar, diners on the run can “eat quick”, [...]


Taco Tuesdays at El Centro D.F.

Taco $2 Tuesdays: Every Tuesday, in the Taqueria & Tequileria at El Centro D.F. (1819 14th St., NW), Richard Sandoval and his team offer authentic Mexican comfort food and fine Tequilas in three vibrant spaces, including an open rooftop (all year round)! Wash it down with happy hour bevs, like $4 beers, wine, and margaritas. Ole!

Enjoy [...]

Foodie Itinerary: Delicious To-Do Events April 16-22

Dining in DC’s Foodie Itinerary or To-Do List: Looking for some food-related events for this week or upcoming weeks? April is chock full o’ fun and delicious things to do and … eat! Below is a compilation of various, food-related events, such as tastings, festivals, and workshops or classes throughout the Washington, DC Metropolitan area [...]

Tax Day Dining Freebies, Deals, and Discounts

As you know April 15th is normally the day that income taxes are due to the IRS; however, in 2012 tax day falls on a Sunday. The next day, Monday April 16th is a federal holiday — Emancipation Day. So Tuesday, April 17th is TAX DAY! Many DC area restaurants, bars, and services are offering [...]

Kababji Grill, the hidden gem in Dupont Circle

The saying, “Never judge a book by its cover” and “Looks can be deceiving” are cliche but are ultimately proven by a visit to the Kababji Grill in Dupont Circle (1351 Connecticut Ave., NW), an import from Beirut. You would never be able to guess by peering into the front window of Kababji Grill [...]

If You Have to Choose, Choose Merzi

A guest post by Dining in DC contributor, Daphne Domingo
When thinking of a place to dine in Penn Quarter, a lot of DC’s top restaurants come to mind. While it’s fun to dress up for a night out on the town, some days, you just want to eat someplace quick and casual. Unfortunately, there aren’t [...]

Dining Deals exclusively thru DC Metro Magazine. No Coupons needed! 30% off DC’s Best Restaurants.

Start getting big discounts at your favorite D.C. restaurants by signing up today with VillageVines, a new members-only website offering preferred pricing and reservations at exclusive restaurants in Washington, DC.
If you are unfamiliar, this is how VillageVines works:

Members sign up at VillageVines.com – for free
Members access a carefully curated selection of [...]

Cava Grill Opens in Bethesda: Good Quality Food in a Fast, Casual setting.

Cava Mezze, the team behind the delicious Greek-inspired restaurants, Cava with locations on Capitol Hill, Clarendon, VA and Rockville, MD, have opened their first fast-casual concept, Cava Grill on Tuesday, January 18th, at 4832 Bethesda. Ave. in Bethesda, MD. The grill has opened in the Bethesda Row storefront formerly occupied by Marvelous Market, the same [...]

Bethesda Restaurant Week and Alexandria Restaurant Week to follow DC Restaurant Week.

Just when you’re starting to feel the crunch from all of the holiday expenses, DC are restaurants welcome you with open arms by offering dining deals too good to refuse.
DC Restaurant Week officially kicks-off today, January 17th. Most restaurants are booked for the week but check out the listing of extensions, some restaurants are offering [...]

Bibiana offers new budget-friendly Lunch suitable for foodies.

If you haven’t been to Bibiana, then you are missing out. I have dined for both lunch and dinner and will swear by the food and the service. Now with the addition of a new fixed price fall lunch menu at the 24-seat lounge and 12-seat bar, you have no excuse. The ‘Pranzo Al [...]

Nando’s Peri-Peri opens in Silver Spring.

[slideshow]Nando’s Restaurants have locations in 34 countries on five continents around the world, launching in Washington DC on 7th Street, NE in July 2008. Nando’s Peri-Peri’s location in downtown, Silver Spring (924 Ellsworth Dr.) is now open. You can catch a waft of their legendary Flame-Grilled Chicken from the sidewalk passing by. It’s tempting especially [...]

Dining in DC Does Dino

Sitting outside on Dino’s outdoor patio, along Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park, on a sunny warm Saturday a few weeks ago, my husband and I enjoyed the evening in the best way possible – sipping a fabulous Pinot Noir and eating excellent fresh seasonal Italian fare.
Dino offers several menu options including their “Restaurant Week” menu [...]

Free Food (or close to it) in the DC area

I have done some research recently for a friend (you know who you are) and I decided that a compiled list from multiple sources, could be very handy for some. So here it is…
Capitol Hill
1. Hawk and Dove
The way to an intern’s heart is through free food. The Hawk and Dove is the free-nosh capital [...]