Author: Saman Hosseini


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The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The August Hit List: Albi, Compass Rose, DCity Smokehouse, and More

It is once more August in D.C., and while some have planned a convenient escape to Nantucket or whatever, the…

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The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The July Hit List: Tail Up Goat, La Jambe, Tiki on 18th, Peter Chang, and More

Our cicada friends have gone back underground for the next 17 years, and as the months approach when the District…

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The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The June Hit List: Cranes, Red Hen, Ellē, Taqueria Al Lado, and More

Just in time for patio season proper — you know, without the propane heaters and vinyl igloos — Mayor Bowser has…

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Go long on Champagne and caviar at Apéro. // Courtesy of Apéro DC; photo by Corbin Goldstein

Wine Hit ListWashington D.C.

The Wine Hit List, Early Summer Edition: Estadio, Apéro, Dauphine, and More

Just in time for Memorial Day, Mayor Bowser lifted many pandemic dining restrictions, so our bars are (mostly) back, and the city…

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The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The May Hit List: St. Vincent, Annabelle, Las Gemelas, and More

Spring was nice while it lasted … and now we’ve got the 2-for-1 combo of pollen in full flex and…

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A Detroit-style pie at Ivy and Coney.

The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The April Hit List: Rooster & Owl, 2Fifty, Ivy and Coney, Oyster Oyster, and More

Just over a year has passed since initial pandemic lockdowns. Vaccinations are in full swing, the curfew on alcohol consumption…

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Light red, lightly chilled, at Lulu's Winegarden.

Wine Hit ListWashington D.C.

The March Wine Hit List: Lulu’s Winegarden, Oyster Oyster, Lutèce, and More

Springtime in the capital, and things are looking up for a change. We’re relishing the last gasps of crisp weather…

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The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The March Hit List, Lunch Edition: HalfSmoke, Chiko, Panda Gourmet, and More

We’re not out of the woods yet, but glimmers of spring have made an appearance. On the home front, maybe…

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The Hit ListWashington D.C.

The February Hit List: Lulu’s Winegarden, Bammy’s, Little Serow, and More

2021 … OK, let’s try that again. Now that downtown less resembles a fortified Green Zone, and indoor dining (at…

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Wine Hit ListWashington D.C.

The Dabney, St. Vincent, and More: Introducing the D.C. Wine Hit List

Here’s to putting 2020 behind us, taking back our streets and neighborhoods from chaos, and indulging in celebratory bottles —…

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