Monthly Archives: February 2012

Little Serow: a feast for the senses

February 9, 2012

Little Serow will transport you to another world. That world defies expectations and requires you to sometimes eat with your hands.  Just go with it — and don’t worry about whether you’re eating something the “right way.”  You won’t be disappointed. As I entered the dimly lit basement that seats about 28 people, I was...
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First Look at Mintwood Place: two forks up!

February 5, 2012

My first trip to Mintwood Place made me very happy.  It’s no wonder given that Mintwood’s owners (the same as Perry’s, next door) landed Cedric Maupillier as the executive chef.  Maupillier’s credentials are impressive and include stints working under Chef Fabio Trabocchi at Maestro and Chef Michel Richard at Central.  Last summer, he finished out...
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The Hamilton: A little of everything

February 5, 2012

The Hamilton sounds too good to be true.  At 37,000 sq. ft and three floors, this ambitious new venture from Clyde’s Restaurant Group that occupies the old Borders space at 14th and F St. NW, seems to do it all. It’s open 24 hours, has a live music venue, and several bars and dining...
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