Restaurant Information/Press Oysters at Urbana

Best Shucking Happy Hours

Did you know that there is a “National Oyster Day”? Well – in my mind, everyday should be oyster day! But if you don’t want to sell an arm and a leg to enjoy these briny bivalves, Happy Hour is the way to go. Here are some reliable bets in the DC area to enjoy [...]

Wine wine

Refreshing Wine for Summertime

Now that we are officially in summer, and especially here in D.C., it gets hot fast! Heat advisories and temps this week are above 100 and that can only mean one thing:  cool, crisp, white wine — a nice Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, or Pinot Gris come to mind. Here’s a listing on where you can go [...]

DC Adam-Sobel

For the Love of Lamb! What are “ewe” looking at?

If you were at DC’s historic Eastern Market on Monday, May 21st, then ewe were one of the lucky ones to witness eighteen of the nation’s capital baaad-est chefs engaging in a fierce competition for who would take the title for serving the most lambtastic dish at the 2nd Annual DC Lamb Jam. Sponsored by [...]

DC

2nd Annual DC Lamb Jam! Where will Ewe Be?

Where else can you go with hundreds of people around and shout, “Hey! Nice rack!” and get away with it?
Save the date for Monday, May 21, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. when twenty of DC’s most talented chefs will ewe-night for the 2nd Annual American Lamb Jam produced by the American Lamb Board.
This ultimate taste-off [...]

DC

Spring Brings Anew at Urbana with a New Chef and Menu.

Urbana located inside the Palomar Hotel in DC’s Dupont Circle, has been one of my go-to spots for a proper gastronome happy hour for a while now. Not only does the bar and lounge ooze a swanky and sophisticated vibe, it has an eclectic happy hour menu with delicious appetizers, great ‘wood-stone pizzas‘ and [...]

DC

Spooktacular Roundup: Halloween special events and promotions in DC area restaurants.

Celebrate Halloween with all Treats … and no Tricks! Many DC restaurants and lounges will celebrate Halloween with everything from a Ghost Roast at Poste, to a Doggie Happy Hour Costume Contest at Jackson 20, Pumpkin Carving competitions at Helix Lounge and Bar Dupont, a Veuve Clicquot Champagne party at Urbana and the [...]

Restaurant Information/Press

Nationwide Ice Cream Social Scoops for Success July 15 at Kimpton restaurants.

You scream. I scream. We all scream for Ice cream! Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with local DC area Kimpton hotel restaurants on Thursday, July 15 from 5-7 p.m. in the living room lobbies of all participating Kimpton hotels for their Scoops for Success event. Guests will enjoy scoops of [...]