Category Archives: Italian

The Red Hen

The Red Hen, web site, 1822 1st Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-525-3021, closed for lunch. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Excellent food, sometimes called … Continue reading

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How to eat well in Genoa [Genova]

Genoa is one of the best food venues in Italy, as is Liguria more generally. It is also one of the best places in Europe for vegetarian dining. Maximize the number of tarts and vegetable tarts you eat, skip hotel … Continue reading

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Fiola da Fabio Trabocchi

Fiola da Fabio Trabocchi, web site, 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC (entrance at 678 Indiana Avenue NW), 202-628-2888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | dishtip | Washingtonian | Esquire | City Paper | Don Rockwell … Continue reading

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Where to eat in Naples, Italy

photo credit: thilo_hilberer 1. Friggitoria-Pizzeria Giuliano, Calata Trinia Maggiore 33, open at 7 a.m. or so, one of the best pizzas I’ve had, and for only four euros. [Fodors | Time Out] 2. Mandara, Via Ponte di Tappia 90-92, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Siroc

Siroc, web site, 915 15th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-628-2220 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | MenuPages | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Everyone says this is the best or … Continue reading

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Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca

Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca, web site, 1100 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC (entrance is at 12th and H Streets), 202-216-9550 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | MenuPages | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] Not … Continue reading

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Bebo Trattoria da Roberto Donna

Bebo Trattoria da Roberto Donna, web site, 2250-B Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA (Crystal City), 703-412-5076 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | WETA | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] Where Oyamel … Continue reading

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Pasta Mia

Pasta Mia, 1790 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC, 202-328-9114, 6:30 to 10, Tuesday through Saturday (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | openlist | Yelp] This place is now all … Continue reading

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Italian

I Ricchi, has become ordinary by now. I find Galileo overpriced, inconsistent, and offering poor service, though occasionally wonderful. Obelisk is good but a bit boring for my taste. None of them beat what you can eat for $10 ($5, … Continue reading

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Il Pinito

Il Pinito, 5071 Nicholson Lane, Rockville, MD, 301-881-0085 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | City Paper | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] Definitely recommended, the sort of place you are convinced this area does not have. … Continue reading

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