FOOD & DRINK
Pursuit Wine Bar on H St closing
WASHINGTON - A popular wine bar on H Street in D.C. is closing its doors. Pursuite Wine Bar and Kitchen announced Friday that its last day would be December 17. "We appreciate the love and support that you all have continuously given to us," said the bar on Facebook. Back...
How DC’s Top Restaurants are Celebrating Christmas
One of the few restaurants on Washingtonian’s 100 Very Best Restaurants list that’s open on Christmas Day, Rockville’s beloved northern dim sum parlor is a tradition for DC area Jewish families on the holiday. Plan ahead, though: the queue for dan dan noodles, pan-fried pork dumplings, and cucumber salad can be especially long on Christmas.
Have You Experienced the Culinary Rollercoaster at Del Mar?
My visit to Del Mar was a mixed bag of experiences. The ambiance was lively, almost electric, with music adding to the atmosphere. However, it was a tad too loud for a quiet conversation, so I'd suggest opting for the upstairs or outdoor seating if you're looking for a more intimate setting. The service was commendable, with the staff being attentive and kind.
“D.C.’s first infrared sauna with float therapy experience COMING SOON!”
“Pure Sweat + Float Studio, the award-winning, community-focused retreat for health, healing and connection within, is excited to announce the debut of its first studio coming to Georgetown, D.C. Pure Sweat + Float Studio, slated to open in early 2024 at 3345 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007. An oasis...
Looking for Unique Holiday Gifts for Everyone On Your List? Visit the Shops at Mount Vernon
ALEXANDRIA, VA-As the holiday season approaches, The Shops at Mount Vernon is excited to offer a wide selection of unique and meaningful gifts. Located on the historic grounds of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, the Shops bring to life the spirit and legacy of America’s first president. With a focus on historical interest and craftsmanship, discover a curated collection of special items, with every purchase going to support the mission to preserve George Washington’s legacy. Mount Vernon members always receive a 10% discount.
Whiskey bar Jack Rose opens D.C. shop with rare booze and sandwiches
Jack Rose, one of the world's best-stocked whiskey bars, just opened a curated spirits and sandwich shop in Adams Morgan: Premier Drams.Why it matters: Owner Bill Thomas has made a career hunting rare, vintage, and superior spirits, and now his finds will be available for home bars.What's happening: Thomas transformed the raw bar room at neighboring Imperial into a bottle shop that houses 100-plus labels of bourbon, rye, American whiskey, Scotch, and other craft spirits. Shoppers can also snag barware and specialty glasses.An eight-person bar table will host tastings and events. An IPA-battered fish fillet sandwich. Photo courtesy of Julep...
“Tenleytown Winter Holiday Market This Wednesday”
“Procrastinators rejoice! Get all your last minute holiday shopping done at the Tenleytown Winter Holiday Market on Wednesday, December 13 from 5-10 PM at the newly opened East West Cafe (4619 41st St NW). With 20 local artisans, you’ll find something unique for everyone on your list. Come relax...
VIRGINIA NEWS – Fairfax County resident is winner of Netflix’s ‘Squid Game: The Challenge’
Mai Whelan won Netflix’s “Squid Game: The Challenge” and took home the grand prize of $4.56 million. Whelan is U.S. Navy veteran and a resident of Fairfax County. Whelan beat out 456 other contestants in the show’s two weeks of filming. “I didn’t have high expectations,” said Whelan. “I just wanted to move forward to see the set.”
“Goodbye to the Fried Chicken”, however, Doki Doki Sushi opens today in the newly opened The Heights Food Hall!!
As the year comes to a close, Moon Rabbit will be closing at Bryant St Market this Friday December 15th. Once we close, we will be retiring every past dish you have come to love. So if you are needing the crawfish and noodles pasta or the Sichuan maple fried chicken, this is your last chance to get it.”
Pets On Wheels offers destress breaks to Univ. of Md. students
This is part of WTOP’s continuing coverage of people making a difference from our community authored by Stephanie Gaines-Bryant. Read more of that coverage. The holiday season may not be the most wonderful time of the year for college students cramming for finals and preparing to go home for winter break.
Surprise Win in Temple Hills: $30,000 Prize Claimed
Fort Washington Resident Strikes It Big with a Low-Price Ticket. In a heartwarming turn of events, a Fort Washington resident's routine errand run in Temple Hills, Maryland, turned into a life-changing experience. This Maryland Lottery player, who had initially set out to complete her errands, decided to add a bit of excitement to her day by purchasing a few instant tickets. Little did she know that this decision would lead to a remarkable $30,000 win on a $3 scratch-off game.
2nd business leaving H Street Corridor in a month, community leaders working to slow trend
WASHINGTON (7News) — The Pursuit Wine Bar & Kitchen on the H Street Corridor announced it will shut its doors, marking the second business to leave the community in the last month. The owner told 7News he was not ready for an interview, but provided the letter to customers...
“DC Vegan Taps Former Executive Chef of Fancy Radish David Aaron Gravenmier”
“Alaskan born, New Jersey and Philly bred Chef, David Aaron Gravenmier has signed on as the new Executive Chef at DC Vegan, effective immediately. Chef David brings over 10 years of vegan restaurant experience as the former Sous Chef at Philadelphia’s wildly popular Vedge restaurant and Executive Chef at DC based vegan fan favorite, Fancy Radish.
4 Weird Things That Showed Up in Our Cocktails This Year
The migration-themed cocktails here are full of oddball ingredients, from Douglas fir to emu neck. The most intriguing? Hay-smoked bee larvae, which go into a tequila drink inspired by the almond harvest in California–and the pollinators that make it happen. Cyanide at Pineapple & Pearls. location_on 715 Eighth St.,...
Bar Del Monte nears opening in Mount Pleasant, aiming for “sometime early next year”
3054 Mount Pleasant Street, NW formerly Mount Pleasant Auto. Thanks to Nat (and eric) for sending: “The fencing is down around the forthcoming Two Amys spot [Ed. Note: Bar Del Monte in Mount Pleasant!!”. I’m told opening will be “sometime early next year.”. STAY TUNED.
PetMedic Urgent Veterinary Care to Open in Old Town
Signs are up at 515 King Street for a new urgent care clinic for pets. PetMedic will be opening in 2024 for dogs and cats. For pet owners, PetMedic provides same-day appointments for a variety of issues from digestive issues to injuries. allergies, ear infections and more. The company accepts pet insurance.
The Heights Food Hall Officially Opens Monday, December 11th
The Heights Food Hall at Wisconsin Place in Chevy Chase has announced it will open on Monday, December 11th. The new food hall is located in the space formerly occupied by Anthropologie and PF Chang’s on the 5400 block of Wisconsin Ave. The Heights will offer both indoor and outdoor patio dining and will be open seven days a week from 11am-Midnight. On Monday, December 11th, the food hall will open at 5pm.
New Aldi Opens In Berwyn Heights, Food Distribution Warehouse Now Operating In Landover Mall
BERWYN HEIGHTS, Md. – A new grocer opened in the area near the University of Maryland, College Park on December 7. 8904 62nd Avenue, just off Greenbelt Road and across from Beltway Plaza Mall, is now the site of an Aldi. The Aldi will be open from 8:30 AM to 8: 30 PM. The first 100 customers on the opening Thursday received a gift card.
Unraveling the Noodle Delicacies of Alexandria: Top 3 Recommendations
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional noodle joints in Alexandria. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
A Maryland woman is coming back from vacation with a new refrigerator | Night Cap
A Maryland resident, Rita Armstead, returned from vacation with more than just memories. During a family trip to Glendale, California, Armstead became a contestant on The Price is Right, winning a sleek new refrigerator. Tune in to hear about her exciting experience on the iconic game show.