Cedar: More Than Just Fair Game

My latest dining discovery, Cedar (822 E Street, NW), located in the heart of Penn Quarter, is a contemporary, rustic American local favorite specializing in wild game fine dining in a modern upscale hunting lodge atmosphere, among scenery of nature’s wild beauty. Every dish is delicately prepared and well-executed by their new Executive Chef, Aaron [...]

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Co Co. Sala opens chocolate retail boutique.

Whomever said that money can’t buy happiness — lied. The Rammy award winning Co Co. Sala, renowned as the chic fine dining place to gorge oneself on artisan coffee, gourmet chocolate, decadent desserts, and exceptional cocktails has opened a Chocolate Boutique! Yes, you read that right. A Chocolate Boutique: designed for a [...]

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Breaking News: Chef Enzo Fargione announces new restaurant, ELISIR.

Washingtonians have been waiting to hear the next steps of Chef Enzo Fargione, formerly of Teatro Goldoni, ever since it was announced on March 11, 2010 that the restaurant and Fargione parted ways. Most would agree that Fargione took Teatro to a new level, including its well-deserved 2010 Rammy nomination for the coveted Power Spot [...]


Carmine’s DC packs the house and stuffs the belly. Great for groups and family fun.

The new Carmine’s DC, a New York outpost of the famous family-style restaurant is doing what they set out to do — pack the house and stuff the belly. The largest restaurant in Washington, DC with more than 20,000 square feet and 700 seats, Carmine’s has managed to draw thousands within days of opening. In [...]

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Chat with CEO of Carmine's of New York, Jeffrey Bank.

Today I had the opportunity to meet the Chief Executive Officer of Alicart restaurant Group, Jeffrey Bank. He’s in Washington, DC to oversee the opening of the new Carmine’s DC located at 425 7 Street NW in the Penn Quarter neighborhood. Everyone’s been chomping at the bit awaiting its opening. Today when I was [...]