Jack Rose’s New Executive Chef Jon de Paz Will Make You Go For The Food
Jun21

Jack Rose’s New Executive Chef Jon de Paz Will Make You Go For The Food

You go to Jack Rose for the whiskey. I get it. Believe me—nobody gets it as much as I do. But they damn sure are doing their best these days to bring you through the front door for other reasons, and a quick walk-through of new executive chef Jon de Paz’s menu overhaul proves that yes, there are plenty of alternative, and delicious, reasons to make your next visit. Chef de Paz brings a lofty resume to the Jack Rose team, having...

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La Jambe Debuts New French-Focused Cocktail Lineup
Jun10

La Jambe Debuts New French-Focused Cocktail Lineup

Shaw Favorite La Jambe’s New Cocktails La Jambe is another one of those D.C. places which I just can’t seem to stop talking about. There’s a good chance that if you’ve seen me out and about around town, then you found me sidled up at the bar here. So when they released a new cocktail lineup, you know I couldn’t resist heading over as soon as possible. La Jambe is focused more on its diverse and carefully...

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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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First Look & Photos: Fig & Olive Opening Party at CityCenter
Jun26

First Look & Photos: Fig & Olive Opening Party at CityCenter

Fig & Olive made its grand debut at CityCenter on Thursday night, hosting “An Evening in France” and announcing their presence in the D.C. scene. A packed house filled the expansive two-story space. Between the models from The Artist Agency posing on each level, the $100 raffle tickets for a luxe trip to France in support of Knock Out Abuse, and all guests being told to be dressed in haute cocktail attire, it was a...

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DC Restaurant Buzz: Drink Cocktails for Charity, Wine Dinners & Events, Seafood Specials & More
May21

DC Restaurant Buzz: Drink Cocktails for Charity, Wine Dinners & Events, Seafood Specials & More

After a brief hiatus, the DC Restaurant Buzz is back today. It’s a libation-heavy edition, including charity cocktail events, a number of different wine dinners and promotions, tap takeovers, new drink spots and much more, along with some seasonal springtime and seafood specials thrown in for good measure. Take a look. Chefs Behind Bars on Thursday, May 28 at Stanton & Greene On Thursday, May 28 from 6 to 8 pm, Stanton &...

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