Floriana: Checks and Balances

People choose where to dine for a variety of reasons, and sometimes convenience tops the list. I select Floriana, the Italian restaurant near DC’s Dupont Circle, as the location for a pre-theater dinner.  Since my friends have come to expect carefully curated restaurants when they dine with me, I feel the need to issue a qualifier […]

Posto: For Pre-Theater (CLOSED)

As much as I cherish a Saturday evening dedicated to dining, sometimes a restaurant isn’t the main event on my agenda. My husband and I regularly join friends for dinner and a show, where the meal takes on a more minor role in the evening’s entertainment.  Convenience inevitably becomes one of the determining factors in […]

Lupo Verde: The New Italian Kid on the Block

Is there a tipping point when it comes to having too much of a good thing? Will DC diners tire of new Italian restaurants considering that we’ve recently gained Ghibellina, Etto, Osteria Morini, Alba Osteria, Fiola Mare, and now Lupo Verde?  Will 14th Street, bursting-at-the-seams with new restaurants, eventually start to see some attrition?  We […]

Osteria Morini: Giving Me Something to Cheer For

Anyone who knows me is aware of my complete disinterest in sports. I did go to a National’s game back in 2012.  I had every intention of making it to a game last year, but it felt like such a hassle to go to a game, particularly to cheer on a somewhat uninspiring team. Recently, […]

Casa Luca: All in the Familia

After eating brisket for three straight Rosh Hashanah meals, I am ready for something different.  There’s nothing wrong with brisket for the holidays, in fact I absolutely love it, but I am ready to experience a family tradition that isn’t necessarily my own.  Enter Casa Luca.  This new Italian restaurant in DC embraces the family […]

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