Mourayo: Contemporary Greek Fare



You’ll find a lot more than the usual Mediterranean standbys of kebabs and spanikopita on Mourayo’s menu. This is upscale contemporary Greek fare focused on the bounty of the Aegean islands with a modern twist. Rave reviews are bestowed upon the grilled octopus with fava bean puree, the pork loin medallions with figs and almonds, […]

Cafe Paradiso: Woodley Park Italian Fare



Café Paradiso Ristorante Italiano offers upscale Italian cuisine in a chic contemporary environment. With a menu featuring a refined take on classic Italian dishes, this hotspot has quite a bit to please even the most discerning diner. You can start your meal at this Woodley Park restaurant with a piping hot bowl of zuppa, or […]

El Chalan Restaurant: The Tastes of Peruvian Cuisine



For classic Peruvian cuisine in Washington, come to the El Chalan Restaurant. Located a few blocks from George Washington University in D.C., El Chalan bills itself as the first Peruvian restaurant in town. Take a seat in the comfortable dining room. If you’re new to Peruvian food, ask the server, who will be glad to […]

Al Tiramisu: Italian Fare, Made from Scratch



Al Tiramisu calls itself the best Italian restaurant in the Washington area, and after a meal here you might agree. Located right at Dupont Circle, Al Tiramisu has authentic Italian food with many ingredients actually imported from Italy. The chef-owner likes to make everything from scratch, using only the finest ingredients, so you know whatever […]

Mandu: Authentic Korean Food in Washington, D.C.



Seoul native Chef Yesoon Lee presides over this eatery that’s quickly become a D.C. favorite. Home-style Korean food is prepared with authentic recipes and served up in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Start out at the bar and let the amiable bartender make you a Pear Cosmo to dissolve the cares of the day. Give your […]

Chez Billy: A Beautiful Meal



Washington, D.C. locals have been raving about Chez Billy since the day it opened its doors, so you owe it to yourself to sample some of the best cuisine in the area. Heavily inspired by classic French bistros, the dark wood interior here is classy and welcoming. The menu is eclectic and thoughtful, with a […]

Bourbon Steak: Here’s the Beef



For a truly special steak house experience, come to Bourbon Steak. Located inside the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown, Bourbon Steak is a new-fashioned restaurant with classic cuisine. Stop by the lounge for a drink before your reservation is ready, or stay and check out the menu of finger foods. Pick out a cigar […]

Taberna Del Alabardero: Spanish Food, Great to Share



Taberna Del Alabardero is the place for tapas, paella and good times. Located just a block away from Farragut Square in Washington, D.C., Taberna Del Alabardero serves traditional Spanish cuisine. Come into the restaurant and you’ll immediately like the décor, with tapestries, paintings and other decorations that serve as the perfect counterpoint to a delightful […]

Room 11: Make Room for Great Food



Tiny is one of the adjectives frequently used to describe Washington, D.C.'s Room 11. But great things come in small packages, and Room 11 has become a favorite spot to chill out with friends, sip a relaxing beverage, and indulge in one of the tasting plates like the lamb and chorizo kebabs or some Spanish […]

Ristorante La Perla: D.C.’s Classic Italian Food



Indulge your love of all things Italian at Ristorante La Perla. The plush decor is old-school formal, with a Venetian fountain, hand-painted tiles and murals, as well as a panoramic view of the Potomac. Owner and chef Vittorio Testa’s energetic charm enhances the restaurant’s ambiance as he strolls among tables to hobnob with patrons. House […]

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