Archive | January, 2008


Bambu is a nice little Asian fusion place located in the Palisades on 5101 MacArthur Blvd.Cost – $$ Service – B The service is fine. It is nothing special really but they are generally prompt, error-free, and fairly polite. Food – B Personally, I like the food there. The sushi is definitely edible and I’ve […]

Bossa Bistro & Lounge

Bossa is a lounge / restaurant located at 2463 18th Street in the heart of Adams Morgan. As you can guess from the name, they are Brazilian influenced although between you, me and the World Wide Web I can’t really figure out why they are Brazilian influenced because they don’t seem to serve Brazilian food […]


Baffetto’s is a no-frills pizza place in Adams Morgan located at 2005 18th St NW. Cost – $ Service – A Every single time I order from Baffetto’s, whether it’s in person or over the phone and regardless of hour, I get the same great service with a smile. Delivery is also very quick, sometimes […]

Sake Club

Sake Club, not to be confused with the clubbish Saki on the main strip in Adams Morgan, is a sushi restaurant located in Woodley Park at 2635 Connecticut Ave. Cost – $$ Service – A- I have always found the service to be pretty good at Sake Club. The hostess is always courteous and friendly […]

New Heights

New Heights Restaurant is a DC landmark. For just about 20 years it has been offering patrons some of the top “New American” cuisine in the Washington, DC area. Over that time it has developed quite a loyal following amongst DC insiders. For the gin connoiseur, the downstairs bar dubbed “The Gin Joint” carries a […]

Tattoo Bar

Tattoo Bar is located in the continually emerging K-street corridor at 1413 K Street. Tattoo is a Michael Romo venue (Fur, Lotus, Play) and was designed by Michael Francis of Queue Design. The venue’s mission is “focused on bringing the love of rock ‘n’ roll back to the DC nightlife scene.” We visited the place […]

Eighteenth Street Lounge

Unmarked and situated between Daily Grill and Five, Eighteenth Street Lounge has a reputation of being a long-time DC hot spot with a velvet rope and trendy crowd. I suspect a lot of it may be relative to what my idea of a picky doorman type of nightclub is, but ESL remains one of my […]

Italian Pizza Kitchen

Italian Pizza Kitchen is a small pizzeria located in the Van Ness / Tenleytown area that just opened up this past year (2007), at 4483 Connecticut Ave.  They have what I consider to be some of the best pizza in the DC area actually and I am A) A big pizza eater; and B) a […]

2 Amys

There is a cool little neighborhood in the Glover Park area on Wisconsin that lays claim to some popular DC-spots. Probably the most notable is 2 Amys, an Italian-style Pizzeria that has gained a reputation for having the best pizza in DC. They refer to themselves as a ‘Neapoloitan’ pizzeria and take that designation relatively […]