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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: September 2015: Peru! at Occopa, China Chilcano, Et Voila!, Mom & Pops, & Blackwall Hitch

Falling in Love with Peru All Over Again: Seven Signs the Culinary Trend is Here to Stay with Ocopa, the Peruvian Brothers and China Chilcano – Et Voila! Hides in Plain Sight – Elizabeth’s Gone Raw: Elegant Vegan Dining – Mosaic District Adds Gourmet-To-Go Spot with Mom & Pop’s – Blackwall Hitch Sails Into Old […]

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Nibbles and Sips: Around Town: SER: A Reboot of the Classic Dishes of Spain and The Kennedy Center Embraces Spain and Portugal

SER: A Reboot of the Classic Dishes of Spain Last summer when the Ballston Business Improvement District sent out an all-call seeking innovative restaurant concepts, the husband and wife team of Javier Candon and Christiana Campos-Candon and their associate Josu Zubikarai geared up for the local competition.  The challenge included some pretty heavy hitters in the […]

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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘8th Annual Oyamel Tequila And Mezcal Festival Kick Off’ by Cary Pollak

Jose Andres’ Oyamel Cocina Mexicana restaurant is celebrating its Tequila and Mezcal Festival now through March 15th. The annual event, billed as a “Toast to the Heritage of Mexican Spirits” features specialty cocktails and dishes from around Mexico. Complimentary tequila and mezcal tastings will be available in the newly expanded Butterfly Bar today, Thursday, March 5th, Monday, […]

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‘Nibbles And Sips Around Town’: Jose Andres’ Evocative America Eats Tavern, Penn Commons Opens, Cuba Libre’s Ceviche Classes, Restaurant Week, Vapiano’s “Dinner and a Movie Deal”, Mount Vernon’s Colonial High Jinks, and The National Gallery of Art’s Garden Café

Jose Andres’ Evocative America Eats Tavern Jose Andres’ newly minted America Eats Tavern in the Ritz-Carlton Tyson’s Corner evokes the casual elegance of Long Island’s tony Hamptons (Sag Harbor springs to mind), transforming the hotel restaurant space. Formerly occupied by French chef, Michel Richard, the charming spot is a breath of fresh air embraced in a rustic chic décor.   Andres, we’ll […]

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Nibbles And Sips Around Town: José Andrés Kicks Off Oyamel’s Tequila & Mescal Festival

The Greatest Mexican Fiesta in DC James Beard Award-winning Chef José Andrés and his partner Rob Wilder are at it again with the seventh annual Oyamel Cocina Mexicana’s Tequila & Mezcal Festival celebrating the heritage of these unique Mexican spirits. Beginning March 10th and continuing through March 23rd, Chef Colin King will highlight the flavors […]

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Nibbles And Sips Around Town: ‘Frenchifying Fairfax, The Gin Game Redux, J&G Steakhouse Adds a Secret Room, the Day of the Dead Comes Back to Life, and Olive You Too, Espana!’ by Jordan Wright

Frenchifying Fairfax If you blink you’ll pass the modest storefront of Le Mediterranean Bistro, a mere slip of a place in historic Fairfax City, Virginia that quiets down towards nightfall. Once inside the cozy bistro senses prick up. You might detect a whiff of foie gras lightly searing with brandy, lobster carapaces creating a rich seafood […]

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Nibbles And Sips Around Town: Easter & Passover, Peacock Café, Curious Grape & Garden Cafe by Jordan Wright

Greek Orthodox Easter Festival at Zaytinya Jose Andres’ popular spot, Zaytinya, is planning a five-week festival beginning March 31st and ending on Greek Orthodox Easter, on May 3rd. Head Chef, Michael Costa, who continues his mission to create dependably delicious flavor-forward food, has devised some truly savory bites for the Lenten season. Last week we […]

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