First Look: Joselito Set to Bring Authentic Spanish Cuisine & Old School Style to Capitol Hill
Jan06

First Look: Joselito Set to Bring Authentic Spanish Cuisine & Old School Style to Capitol Hill

Joselito Casa de Comidas—we’ll keep that to Joselito from here on out—is set to debut in its Eastern Market location in Capitol Hill on January 9th. Here’s a first look of what you’ll find from the new Spanish joint from the team behind Ballston’s SER. Joselito is dedicated to family and tradition. Proprietor Javier Candon named the restaurant after his late father Jose, whose childhood nickname was Joselito....

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Zengo’s Latest Test Kitchen: Indonesia to Argentina
Apr24

Zengo’s Latest Test Kitchen: Indonesia to Argentina

Richard Sandoval’s Zengo is back with its latest Test Kitchen series, this time showcasing flavors from Indonesia and Argentina. There’s a lineup of new dishes and drinks, all of which will remain available through June 30th. You can find the Test Kitchen: Indonesia to Argentina items marked with a “TK” symbol on the menu. In the past, Zengo’s Test Kitchen fare would typically combine the flavors of the...

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Review: China Chilcano is Crushing It
Apr02

Review: China Chilcano is Crushing It

Visiting José Andrés‘ new China Chilcano in Washington DC: China Chilcano from José Andrés opened at the start of the year to rave reviews. The Peruvian tapas joint, nestled into Andrés dominated Penn Quarter, focuses on the multicultural culinary influences of Peru. A few months in, is China Chilcano living up to the hype? On a recent visit, they crushed it out of the park. The culinary mash-up of China Chilcano includes...

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December DC Buzz: An Abundance of Holiday Restaurant Specials & Gift Ideas
Dec10

December DC Buzz: An Abundance of Holiday Restaurant Specials & Gift Ideas

Tis the season to be jolly… because Man Talk Food is here to help you coast through the holiday madness. We have loads of holiday-themed restaurant specials and deals, along with special gift ideas, and from there, some additional events and news. Dive in. Don’t forget to check out our comprehensive guide to D.C. Christmas & New Years dining. Holiday Specials *** Boqueria Offering Weekday Bottomless Brunch Boqueria is...

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Photos: Jaleo Crystal City Celebrates 10 Years With a Blowout
Sep25

Photos: Jaleo Crystal City Celebrates 10 Years With a Blowout

Jaleo Crystal City celebrated it’s 10th anniversary on a rainy Wednesday night, packing a crowd of enthusiasts eager to meander from station to station, eating and drinking the night away. The celebration was set up as a Spanish market, with different cities represented with their regional specialties. At the Barcelona table, there was a selection of Spanish cheeses, pan con tomate, and a whole jamon iberico leg being carved by...

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