Posts Tagged ‘ Chinatown ’

Early look at Azur

April 28, 2013
Early look at Azur

Open for just over a week, Azur seems to be getting off to a mediocre start.  Who hasn’t been looking forward to the opening of Frederik de Pue’s second DC restaurant (Table, being his first) in the former Cafe Atlantico/Minibar space?  (Read my write-up on the Daily Meal here for more background.) Azur has many ingredients...
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Daikaya: now serving ramen

February 17, 2013
Daikaya: now serving ramen

Daikaya was greeted with long lines when it opened the doors of its first floor ramen shop on Valentine’s Day. With the Sushiko chef/owner Daisuke Utagawa and co-founder of Eighteenth Street Lounge Yama Jewayni at its helm, it’s no surprise that the restaurant is off to a good start. Daikaya offers four types of...
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Restaurant review: Isabella’s Graffiato is pretty damn good

July 24, 2011
Restaurant review: Isabella’s Graffiato is pretty damn good

Damn you, Isabella.  Damn you.  I hate to say it, but nice job with Graffiato (6th & G NW). Why do I hate to say it? I’m conflicted.  Like others, I thought you were too arrogant during your first season on Top Chef.  Then, you made me a fan when you returned to compete...
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Restaurant review: This Texas gal liked Hill Country DC

May 14, 2011

I write to you from a BBQ-induced comatose state.  And my hair smells like smoke — the good kind. My best friend and I have bonded over many things over the years,...
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