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Zengo introduces Bottomless Brunch

Richard Sandoval’s colorful Latin-Asian inspired restaurant, Zengo, located in the heart of Chinatown, will now offer Bottomless Brunch featuring unlimited small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails available Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  Priced at $35 per person and $10 per child under 10 (tax and gratuity excluded), guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat selection of [...]

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Beat the Heat and Stop the Sizzle: Best Bets for Summer Cocktails

Unless you wear an air conditioned body suit, you may have noticed that summer is back and in full swing. D.C. is notorious for its muggy summers, and our recent record heat wave has shown that this year is no different. During these hot days, there is perhaps no better way to chill than with [...]

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Giveaway: Win a Gift Certificate to ZENGO

Voted #1 for best Mojito, it’s no surprise that ZENGO (781 7th St. NW), is one of my new favorite places in the city. Offering an artful blend of Latin-Asian styles and flavors, Chef-owner Richard Sandoval, whose accolades include Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year and Mexico’s Toque d’Oro, spins regional ingredients into beautifully [...]

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Zengo’s Lunch: Quick/Slow

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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, [...]

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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”, [...]

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Foodie Itinerary: Delicious To-Do Events May 15-31

Dining in DC’s Foodie Itinerary or To-Do List: Looking for some food-related events for this week or upcoming weeks? Summer is almost here and May 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 [...]

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Embarking on a journey of taste at Zengo: Test Kitchen: Hanoi-Havana

How many times have you wished that you could be in two places at once? Well now thanks to Richard Sandoval’s ZENGO (781 7th St., NW), you can! From now until June 30th, diners can enjoy Test Kitchen: Hanoi-Havana, a special menu that was created to blend two incredibly diverse countries (and cultures) Vietnam and [...]

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Washington, DC area Restaurants and Chefs receive James Beard Award Nominations.

It’s that time of year again. The countdown to May and the annual James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards has begun. Today the nominations of the semifinalists for the Restaurant and Chef Awards, were announced. Judges from across the country will take a look at the list below and vote to narrow it down [...]

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

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You’re Invited: Saturday Night Sips to Benefit Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen.

Join the Social Epicurean (and myself) for a cocktail reception on January 22nd to benefit Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen.
Saturday Night Sips is celebrating the contribution young people make in fighting hunger both locally and nationally. The event will be co-hosted by Alice Waters, Joan Nathan, and Jose Andres. There will be [...]

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Dish of the Week Spotlight: Masa 14

I reported on the opening a week or so ago; however, to sum up, Chef Richard Sandoval, who brought us his marriage of Latin-Asian flavors, Zengo has partnered with award winning Chef Kazuhiro “Kaz” Okochi of Kaz Sushi Bistro to bring us their new joint concept serving Latin and Asian small plates. After several months [...]

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Tuesday's Feature: New Restaurant Openings

Even in today’s tough economy, miraculously somehow the local DC metropolitan area restaurant industry has managed to bode relatively well despite the downturn. It is even more astounding that there have been so many restaurants opening this fall. The following includes a brief listing of recent restaurant openings:
Kellari Taverna – Owner Stavros Aktipis and Partner [...]