Posts Tagged ‘ Adams Morgan ’

Bar Charley’s “Stepdad” Cocktail and More

September 9, 2013
Bar Charley’s “Stepdad” Cocktail and More

Bar Charley opened last week in the space formerly occupied by Cajun Experience. The what? Yeah, that’s the usual reaction, which is why I’m hoping it will be more successful than its predecessor. One thing Bar Charley has going for it are some interesting and creative cocktails, some of which are better than others....
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Döner Bistro

February 27, 2013
Döner Bistro

Amsterdam Falafel better watch out. Döner Bistro is only a few blocks away and, like Amsterdam, its food tastes good to both the inebriated and sober alike. Plus, Döner has beer and wine! On its website, Döner Bistro explains what it’s all about: But what the f*** is a Döner? The Döner Kebab (meaning...
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Preview: Taan Noodles

October 31, 2012
Preview: Taan Noodles

Do you ramen? You should. Ramen shops are popping up everywhere so get on the noodle train, people. The latest addition to the DC ramen scene is Taan Noodles, officially opening this Friday in one of my favorite neighborhoods (AdMo). Taan Noodles is the creation of Executive Chef Jonathan Bisagni, whose resume includes stints...
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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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Repeal Day Fun at Jack Rose

December 6, 2011
Repeal Day Fun at Jack Rose

December 5th is Repeal Day.  On Dec. 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, thereby repealing the 18th Amendment’s ban on booze. The Prohibition era came to an end and each American’s God-given right to drink was restored.  That’s a holiday I’m always ready to celebrate. Oddly enough, I didn’t even know that Repeal...
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