First look: Sneak Peek at The Shaw Bijou from Kwame Onwuachi
Oct27

First look: Sneak Peek at The Shaw Bijou from Kwame Onwuachi

Chef Kwame Onwuachi’s The Shaw Bijou is set to open on November 1st. As the finishing touches were being taken care of, the team opened their doors for a sneak preview to showcase the space, its concept, and several dishes and drinks. What To Expect A visit to the former Top Chef contestant’s digs will offer a a 17 course tasting menu, as well as a lavish, guided experience. When you enter you’ll be whisked away to...

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A Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans Food Retrospective
Jul30

A Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans Food Retrospective

Best Bites from Tales of the Cocktail 2016 I’ll be writing quite a bit on what I drank at Tales of the Cocktail this year, so it’s only fair that I dish on what I ate, too. This is Man Talk Food, after all. Can’t forget about that. From high-end, multi-course meals at landmark destinations, to affordable classics and all manners of party snacks that appropriately lined the stomach for the marathon of tasting rooms...

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First look: Ottoman Taverna Now Open in Mt. Vernon Triangle
May04

First look: Ottoman Taverna Now Open in Mt. Vernon Triangle

DC Gets More Authentic Turkish Cuisine: Restaurateur Hakan Ilhan has unveiled his latest concept and this time it’s a restaurant directly tied to his own culture — the authentic Turkish cuisine offered up at Ottoman Taverna. The restaurant is tucked into the Mt. Vernon Triangle neighborhood, and after a soft opening, it officially opened its doors on May 2nd. On the next evening lhan welcomed a group to showcase what...

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Blue Duck Tavern Unveils New Spring Menu
Apr15

Blue Duck Tavern Unveils New Spring Menu

Just in Time for Patio Season, New Seasonal Lineup from Blue Duck Tavern: The Park Hyatt Washington’s Blue Duck Tavern has unveiled their new spring menu for the year. With a freshly-planted herb garden lining their outdoor patio, they’ll be using their own ingredients whenever possible, while elsewhere they’re focused as always on sourcing fresh and locally from quality farmers and producers. One steady theme with...

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Improve your Cocktail Game at Bar Dupont’s Monthly Hands-on Cocktail Class
Mar31

Improve your Cocktail Game at Bar Dupont’s Monthly Hands-on Cocktail Class

Learn How to Make Craft Cocktails at Bar Dupont: Bar Dupont’s “Shaken Nights” Cocktail Class Series is back for its 2nd annual run. The hands-on monthly classes led by general manager Chris McNeal will get started in May and run through November, with each month showcasing a different theme. During each class, participants get to make three cocktails — and yes, you get to drink them, too — while also...

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