Archive | October, 2008

Annual ICFJ Awards Dinner

11/12 -The annual ICFJ Awards Dinner will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. It will feature US headliners together with overseas journalists. ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos will be the master of ceremonies and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour will present the keynote address. For more information, visit www.icfj.org.

Bistrot Du Coin

Bistrot Du Coin is a charming, chaotic restaurant conveniently located north of Dupont Circle near the Russia House at Florida and Connecticut. I was first introduced to Bistrot Du Coin by a good friend about three years ago and we enjoyed a terrific dinner there. Over the past few years, I’ve stopped in every now […]

Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Event

11/9 – The Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR) will pay tribute to the Washington area’s top women of food at the Willow Restaurant in Arlington, Va. This event was created to support the education and advancement of women in culinary arts, and will feature almost two dozen prominent D.C.-area women chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers, and farm […]

2008 Halloween High Heel Drag Race

10/28 – The annual Halloween High Heel Drag Race takes place tomorrow on 17th Street, between Chruch and R Streets NW in Dupont Circle. The actual race starts around 9 pm but the queens in costume will be parading around an hour or so beforehand. Crowds start gathering as early as 6 pm so come […]

DC City Blog TV: Media Mavens at the Park at Fourteenth

This past Tuesday, Dean and I headed over to the Park at Fourteenth for the Media Mavens event hosted by a broad array of local area bloggers will include KStreetKate.Net, ProjectBeltway.com, TheGlamazonDiaries.com, DCCityBlog.com, ANotSoCapitolIdea.com, Brightest Young Things, StoreAdore.com, SIN PR , and more. We arrived early in the evening (around 7PM) and were pleasantly surprised […]

EcoTuesday Launches in Washington DC

10/28 – EcoTuesday, a unique, structured monthly networking event for sustainable business leaders, will have its first event from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm next Tuesday at Tabaq Lounge. EcoTuesday’s structure includes an interactive dialogue and features a visionary speaker from the sustainable business world. EcoTuesday recently launched its first event in Silicon Valley in […]

Best Sushi in DC

It’s sort of funny to think that there was a time in this country (possibly the world) when sushi was a culinary oddity – something enjoyed by pot-smoking and/or gay Californians, snobs like Molly Ringwald and the Japanese. Then something very inexplicable happened – sushi reached a tipping point and became ubiquitous. So these days […]

Thai Chef

Although I like Asian Fusion restaurants like Raku I’ve always been a bit dubious about restaurants that advertise themselves as sushi / [insert other asian cuisine] restaurants so even though I’ve walked by Thai Chef and Sushi Bar hundreds of times and admired the design I’ve never dropped by, opting for places like Regent Thai […]

Sushi-Ko

When it comes to great sushi places in DC, most people keep a fairly short list but all of these lists are going to include Sushi-Ko.  In some ways, Sushi-Ko may be the most popular place in DC because what reallys separates it from other restaurants like Sushi Taro and Kotobuki is extremely affordable pricing.  […]

Best Places to Watch NFL Games in DC

We are well into the 2008-09 NFL Football season and we have been receiving a number of emails on where to watch specific teams. You can certainly catch your team at bars like Buffalo Billiards and Crystal City Sports Pub but below are spots that have a strong showing of fans that come out for […]