OYA-Dining-20101

Warm up by the Fire: Fireside Dining

We’re now officially in November. Once the cold sets in, there is nothing more comforting than dining and enjoying a glass of wine or cocktail beside the warmth of a roaring fire. The nation’s capital offers a variety of fireside dining to enjoy a hearty meal while listening to the crackle of flames. DC offers the best fireside [...]

DC Restaurant Week 2012 Top 20 Picks

DC Restaurant Week Winter 2012 January 9-15, marks the 20th cycle of DC Restaurant Week, which started in 2001. In July 2011, I posted my top ten picks and mentioned the ongoing controversy about the value of restaurant week promotions. I discussed that proponents support the concept because it bolsters business in an otherwise slow [...]

DC Restaurant Week First Timers: Newcomers to Restaurant Week

DC Restaurant Week takes place twice a year and since new restaurants open up every single month in the area, it is a great time to check out a place that you’ve been hearing about. According to my list, these spots are first timers to DC Restaurant Week. This post is the first installment of [...]

The First Annual Grape Festival at Zaytinya

Just in time to be thankful, the First Annual Grape Festival at Zaytinya is going on now through Sunday, November 27, 2011. Now you can partake in a celebration honoring the little fruit that changed the world, with special dishes, cocktails, wines, and tasting events! Jose Andresand his team at award-winning mezze restaurant Zaytinya, led [...]

Restaurant 3 Fireplace. Photo courtesy of Restaurant 3.

Enjoy a Comforting Combo: Dining Fireside and Prix-Fixe Menus

We’re not quite there yet, but we’re closer than we think. Once the cold sets in, there is nothing more comforting than dining and enjoying a glass of wine or cocktail beside the warmth of a roaring fire. Oh wait, there is! It’s even more comforting knowing that it you can enjoy a fine meal [...]

OYA-Dining-20101

Winter Comes Early to Washington, DC. Where to Eat by the Fire

While the weather outside is frightful, dining by the fire is so delightful. Once the cold sets in, there is nothing more comforting than dining and enjoying a glass of wine or cocktail beside the warmth of a roaring fire. The nation’s capital offers a variety of fireside dining to enjoy a hearty meal while listening to the [...]

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The Best of Fireside Dining in DC

When the temperature drops in DC, nothing warms the body more than a delicious hearty meal sitting next to a fireplace sipping a glass of wine or cocktail. DC offers the best fireside dining with opportunities to sample cuisine from the world’s best chefs.

Some of the city’s oldest buildings are located in Georgetown, including 1789 [...]