Food and Drink
D.C.'s James Beard Awards finalists
After snagging 18 James Beard semi-finalist nominations, three D.C.-area restaurants/chefs made it to the final round.
Here are our finalists:
Deanwood’s new neighborhood haunt
The folks behind Ivy City Smokehouse and The Point are looking to put another neighborhood on the map.
What’s happening: The Strand will open inside the historic Strand Theater building in Deanwood later this year, the Washington Business Journal reports.
Mapped: Where to get cherry blossom treats in D.C.
Cherry blossom mania is here, and so are pink cocktails, cherry tea cakes, and sakura cider.
Why it matters: Cherry blossom season is a lifestyle.
Charted: How D.C. tips
Washingtonians are meh tippers, according to new data from Toast, a digital point-of-sale system for restaurants.
D.C. diners tip on average 18.6%, which is less than several other major metros out of the 12 Toast looked into, including Chicago and New York.
Where to find the best, most interesting burgers in D.C.
👋🏼 Cuneyt here. I was recently on a mission to find the most interesting burgers in D.C. (and spike my blood pressure in the process).
- Here are three hotspots to grab something more than just a classic patty and cheese.
D.C.'s best brewery is a New York transplant
Like many people in the District, the city's best beer is not native, writes Axios Denver's John Frank, our resident beer nerd.
- The best the city has to offer is a New York transplant.
What to know: It pours from Brooklyn-based Other Half Brewing, whose largest brewhouse is actually located in Ivy City.
Mardi Gras 2023: Where to find king cake in D.C.
It’s more than possible to get a taste of Mardi Gras in the District. Here are four local places serving king cakes.
José Andrés’ long-awaited Bazaar opens inside former Trump hotel
José Andrés’ latest Bazaar outpost opened Wednesday at the Waldorf Astoria downtown.
What to expect: The restaurant inside the Old Post Office Pavilion features two levels and was designed by the Spanish firm Lázaro Rosa-Violán Studio.
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