Category Archives: American

The Riggsby

The Riggsby, web site, 1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC, 202-787-1500, open many different hours as it is a hotel restaurant too (in The Carlyle). (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | … Continue reading

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One of the last remaining Howard Johnson’s is closing

What was once one of America’s most iconic and popular chains is now down to just two locations. According to NPR, one of the last three Howard Johnson’s restaurants closed its doors this week. Located in Lake Placid, N.Y., the … Continue reading

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Red Apron

Red Apron, web site, locations in Angelika Mosaic, 7th and D Streets NW (attached to The Partisan), and Union Market, sometimes they close fairly early in the evening. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | … Continue reading

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Rose’s Luxury

Rose’s Luxury, web site, 707 8th Street SE, Washington, DC, 202-580-8889 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Bon Appetit | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Gayot] I was skeptical, … Continue reading

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DGS Delicatessen

DGS Delicatessen, web site, 1317 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-293-4400 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Gayot] More like a restaurant with deli food rather … Continue reading

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The Partisan

The Partisan, web site, 709 D Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-524-5322 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] You could argue for putting this one under … Continue reading

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Ris

Ris, web site, 2275 L Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-730-2500 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Gayot] I went here one evening after a … Continue reading

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Gypsy Soul

Gypsy Soul, web site, 8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA (Angelika Mosaic Center, near Mom’s and Red Apron, dinner only until Fall 2014) 703-992-0933 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell … Continue reading

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Jose Andres America Eats

Jose Andres America Eats, web site, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean, VA (in the Ritz-Carlton, free valet parking with validation) 703-506-4300 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell … Continue reading

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Do Americans prefer hand-held foods?

Abigail Carroll opines: Are there any dishes or foods that you would classify as typically, or even exclusively, “American?” A number of iconic foods—hot dogs and hamburgers, snack food—are hand-held. They’re novelties associated with entertainment. These are the kinds of … Continue reading

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