Category Archives: Dining

Crepes on the Corner coming soon, we swear


I meant to post this tidbit long ago. Crepes on the Corner, which will allegedly be my neighborhood’s first real restaurant (sorry Al’s Pizza, Hong Kong Carryout and Mandarin Cafe) is opening soon. In a month. Or two. Soon, OK! … Continue reading

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Merzi=Chipotle


Do not be fooled. The newish Penn Quarter establishment Merzi is from top to bottom the same concept as Chipotle, and in most ways, the same food, a vaguely spicy lump of soggy carbs slathered onto a cardboard tray/trough, rather … Continue reading

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Jumbo slice violates more than just your taste buds


After drinking to capacity on U Street NW, the last thing you want to worry about is getting sick from a bite of your Jumbo slice, one of D.C.’s most distinctive wares. But the Jumbo Slice outpost on Black Broadway … Continue reading

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A more lively Barracks Row: My neighbor, The Chesapeake Room


After living on Barracks Row for 18 months, it is amazing to reflect on the changes in the neighborhood as I move a few blocks east.  I wish there was some way to uncover recent photos of a less-developed neighborhood … Continue reading

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Ted’s Bulletin: 30 minute waits and pop tarts


After living on Barracks Row for 18 months, it is amazing to reflect on the changes in the neighborhood as I move a few blocks east.  I wish there was some way to uncover recent photos of a less-developed neighborhood … Continue reading

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A more likely Barracks Row: Zest-y!


After living on Barracks Row for 18 months, it is amazing to reflect on the changes in the neighborhood as I move a few blocks east.  I wish there was some way to uncover recent photos of a less-developed neighborhood … Continue reading

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DC-3: D’oh! The dogs disappoint


After living ON Barracks Row for 18 months, it is amazing to reflect on the changes in the neighborhood as I move a few blocks east.  I wish there was some way to uncover recent photos of a less-developed neighborhood … Continue reading

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