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Ozio is a restaurant and lounge located in Dupont Circle. Cost – $$ Service – C The services at Ozio is what you would expect from a high-volume club with table service. Food – C Unless someone tells me otherwise, I would expect the food at Ozio to be pretty average. Decor – B Actually, […]

Old Glory

Old Glory is a restaurant and bar located at 3139 M St. in Georgetown. Cost – $$ Service – C I honestly think some of the staff at Old Glory is racist. Maybe they take the whole patriot thing a little too seriously there. Food – B Pretty good wings and ribs. It is actually […]

Mie N Yu

For a long time the nightlife in Georgetown was pretty one-dimensional: it was primarily bars and sports clubs tailored to meet the needs of Georgetown students who wanted to wear flip-flops, t-shirts and white three-bar hats out to the bar. Then Mie N Yu popped up and changed the dynamics considerably. With an uber-cool global […]


Zaytinya is a Turkish/Greek/Lebanese restaurant with a good bar scene located at 701 9th St. NW in Penn Quarter. Cost – $$ Service – B The wait staff are usually very good at making recommendations and educating first-timers on mezze etiquette. A good waiter will bring your order out in waves to ensure food is […]

Blue Gin

Blue Gin is a club located at 1206 Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown. Cost – $$$ Service – B I have gone there with people who knew the doorman and one of them used to work there, so that has probably tainted my experience at the place. I’ve never really had a problem though. Food – […]

Aroma Company

The Aroma Company is a small bar/club located at 3417 Connecticut Ave. in Cleveland Park. Cost – $$ Service – B Aroma is a neighborhood place that doesn’t get ridiculous so you don’t have to deal with cranky bar tenders. At the same time it can sometimes be a struggle to get a drink. Particularly […]

Georgetown Billiards

Georgetown Billiards is a pool hall located at 3251 Prospect St. NW. Cost – $$ Service – B+ Billiards is one of the few places I’ve visited in my entire life that has cool doormen. That, and the server is pretty damn cool as well. Considering they have to deal with snotty Georgetown kids constantly, […]

Nick’s Riverside Grill

Nick’s Riverside Grill is a restaurant and bar located on the waterfront in Georgetown. Cost – $$ Service – D Rude doormen and shitty bartenders who seem like they blow lines in the bathroom. What’s not to like? Unless things have changed in the past year or so, the service is as bad as it […]

Rock Creek Restaurant Bethesda

Rock Creek Restaurant is located at 4917 Elm St. in Bethesda, MD. There is actually another Rock Creek Restaurant in Mazza Gallery but I’m going to review that one independently because the two are so different. Cost – $$$ Service – A I couldn’t have asked for anything more. My server was the nicest guy […]

Nam-Viet Pho 79

I happen to live near Cleveland Park so whenever I get that MSG-infused hankering for pho I normally hike straight down to Nam-Viet.  Nam-Viet is actually a chain of Vietnamese restaurants located in Arlington, Alexandria and Cleveland Park and on Sundays I’ve heard the Arlington location is one of the busiest restaurants in the city. […]