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Irelands Four Provinces

Ireland’s Four Provinces is a pub located in Cleveland Park at 3412 Connecticut Ave. Cost – $$ Service – B Ireland’s Four Provinces, also referred to as the ‘4 P’s’, is a neighborhood place that has pretty friendly servers and bartenders. If memory serves, they have doormen that work on the weekends who are also […]

Bangrak Thai Cuisine

Bangrak is a great Thai restaurant located at 43540 Yukon Dr. in Ashburn, Virginia. Cost – $$  Service – A Both proprietors came to the table to talk with us after we were seated, and the server had a perpetual smile on her face and was extremely helpful and gracious. Food – A They have […]

Smith Point

Smith Point is a bar/restaurant in Georgetown located at 1338 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Cost – $$ Service – D The bartenders inside are great. Unfortunately the stipulations at the door seem to be if you are not white and wealthy then this is not the place for you. Food – ? According to Tom Sietsema […]


Maté is a club / sushi bar located in Georgetown on 3101 K Street.  As with the majority of Latin Concepts venues in the area Maté has a slick, sophisticated vibe, good food and good music. Cost – $$$ Service – B+ Maté does a good job hiring attractive girls to work as servers and […]

Vace Italian Deli

The majority of restaurant reviews on DC City Blog focus on hot new places that open up in the area – places worth our time and effort to write about.  Every so often however, there comes a takeout place that is so good it becomes DC City Blog-worthy. Vace is an Italian Deli and Pizzeria […]


Tryst is a coffee shop/lounge located at 2459 18th St. in Adams Morgan. Cost – $ Service – B+ The servers deal with a lot of freaks and bad tips from what I’ve been told.  They also don’t have any mandates on how to behave so some of them can be a bit cantankerous but […]

Ha Dong House

Ha Dong House is a Korean restaurant on 2104 Viers Mill Rd. in Rockville, Maryland. Cost – $$ Service – B Korean restaurants aren’t normally known for their service…until you try to say a few words in Korean! Then they’ll warm up to you and start joking around with you. Ha Dong is no different. […]

The Reef

The Reef is a bar located at 2446 18th St. in Adams Morgan. Cost – $$$ Service – C The doormen are a bit annoying, which is typical for Adams Morgan. The bar staff is nothing to really write home about. That being said, they don’t do anything egregiously bad so they get an average […]


Saki is a restaurant / club located at 2477 18th St. in Adams Morgan. Cost – $$ Service – C They have some attractive waitresses, which is good I suppose. The doormen are normally dicks and that is inexplicable at this point because Saki has lost a lot of its momentum. Food – B- I […]