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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Tadich Grill & The District, a Perfect Match
Nov23

Tadich Grill & The District, a Perfect Match

Tadich Grill Joins the D.C. Dining Scene: San Francisco’s iconic Tadich Grill opened its 2nd location at the start of October. It took them 167 years to get into the expansion game, so you can bet once they finally decided to pull the trigger that they were going to get it right. The District, of course, is a natural fit. It’s a town that loves old school, institution restaurants, and power lunch scenes befitting the...

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Who’s the Boss? Southern Farm-to-Table Fare at Boss Shepherd’s
Feb27

Who’s the Boss? Southern Farm-to-Table Fare at Boss Shepherd’s

Boss Shepherd’s, open since July 2014, is named in homage to Alexander “Boss” Shepherd. Shepherd was a powerful if controversial politician and one-time governor of the District of Columbia also known as the Father of Modern Washington. A fitting name for a restaurant very much a part of today’s modern Washington dining scene, far removed from the stuffy, stoic institutions more familiar to D.C.’s past....

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Revamped Happy Hour at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Feb24

Revamped Happy Hour at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

One step into Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab on the corners of 15th & H St. NW, and you know you’re in a power dining haven. The sprawling high-ceiling interior, formerly a bank, with its massive marble columns and classically designed bar scream power lunch. See and be seen. But Joe’s also wants to let you know that there’s more to them than that. Like a revamped Cocktail Hour with some...

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