Restaurant

June 26, 2011 10:09 PM
I’ve never been to Montreal, so I can’t tell you whether Eltana’s Montreal-style bagels are the real deal. But even if they’re not, these...
June 26, 2011 10:07 PM
They’ve stacked the decks at this Carillon Point newcomer, which opened last December. Owned by Ted Furst, who, together with Peter Lewis,...
June 10, 2011 8:28 PM
Part of the fun of the Conservatory is the bait-and-switch of eating modern, gutsy food—in Madison Park. In this swish small village by the...
May 22, 2011 5:19 AM
In a city with its fair share of sensational bakeries, 6-month old Le Rêve on Queen Anne Hill fits right in. Let’s start with the kouign...
May 16, 2011 5:03 PM
We’ve all eaten at a hole-in-the-wall where, if it weren’t for food so good we crave it in our dreams, we wouldn’t set foot in the place....
May 16, 2011 4:57 PM
Almost a year ago, Jacob Wiegner left Spanish-romantic Olivar on Capitol Hill to open his own place in a revolving-door storefront at the...
May 11, 2011 9:23 PM
TulioTulio’s sweet pea risotto is the perfect bowl to savor on a mild day. The creamy risotto (cooked in a vegetable broth) creates a...
Poquitos
March 30, 2011 9:16 PM
"Poquitos" is about as fitting a name for Capitol Hill's new Mexi-palace as “Tiny” is for a 300-pound man. I got the chance to soak it all...
Fondue Palace Kitchen Lavendar
February 8, 2011 12:23 AM
PAIRWhat happens when a mild, buttery Camembert and a strong, pungent Gorgonzola join forces? They create Cambozola, which makes a dip-...
Independent Pizza
February 8, 2011 12:15 AM
Madison Park, long marooned at the farthest reaches of E Madison Street with just ice cream, burgers and pub food to stave off its...
hamachi crudo at the book bindery
February 8, 2011 12:08 AM
As a psychology major in college, I studied expectations. How both low and high expectations can turn into self-fulfilling prophecies. Part...
Cantinetta
January 31, 2011 6:42 PM
Sometimes, going out to eat is all about the food. But usually, there’s more to it. At the original Cantinetta in Wallingford, there is...
January 31, 2011 6:37 PM
It’s probably not fair, but everyone is going to compare Lecosho to Matt’s in the Market. Matt Janke opened Matt’s in 1996, when there was...
January 21, 2011 10:11 PM
If you ever found your way into Chez Gaudy—down the shadowy hallway and through the small rooms decorated in college-rental fashion—you won...
January 21, 2011 10:00 PM
In big cities like ours, there are a lot of “pretty good” restaurants. It takes something to really shine, to be great. Union, Ethan...