Entries from March 2010

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Restaurant Review: Matchbox

Val and I have birthdays that are 7 days apart, so we normally wind up celebrating a birthday week, having various dinners, cakes, presents, etc throughout the week with friends and family.  This year’s birthday week was a bit more low key – not 73 different types of beer at Brickskeller – but fun all [...]

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Restaurant Review: RIS

Apparently this restaurant has been in the works for a while.  There has been buzz around town that Chef Ris Lacoste would be opening her own place since 2005.  I would imagine it takes a while to find the right space, the right people, the right devoted following (kidding…just barely) and the right time to [...]

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Restaurant Review (and Guide): Lauriol Plaza

Let me start my saving I’m a big fan of Lauriol Plaza, located a few blocks north east of Dupont Circle.  I’ve been going to Lauriol for years, ever since my friend Jim, who went to college in DC, took me for my initiation years ago.  Lauriol covers four floors, from the ground floor with outdoor [...]

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Restaurant Review: Mike's American

Guess which Washington DC metro area restaurant is #2 in the hearts of DCites?  Well since you’re reading this post, you might have guessed.  According to Urbanspoon users, it’s Mike’s American Grill in Springfield, VA.  Part of the Great American Restaurant group, Mike’s is part of a series of DC-based restaurants offering a great atmosphere, well [...]

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

We're coming back…we promise!

Seriously – we’re going to start posting regularly starting Sunday.  The massive amounts of snow and ski trips this winter have taken a toll on our blogging.  But, we’ve been eating, cooking, and taking pictures of it.  Check out Adam’s flickr feed for some previews!