Category Archives: wine tasting

Upscale/Downscale SF Dining: A Tale of Three Bowls

There are so many good places to eat in San Francisco that it’s almost overwhelming. Can you even get a bad meal? At any price point? In the course of our longish weekend in the Bay area, our food choices … Continue reading

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Where To Dine in New York’s Theater District?

There’s really not much in the theater District by was of good food. It’s all the tourists. They are happy going to Red Lobster.   – Life-long New Yorker and regular theater-goer. That might be true, but db Bistro Moderne, a … Continue reading

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Convivial, Cozy Spot in Shaw for the Francophile

If Momofuku and The Dabney had two of the hotter restaurant openings in DC this fall, then Convivial flew under the radar. The new restaurant, at City Market at O in Shaw is by the folks behind Mintwood Place. That’s … Continue reading

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Romantic Evening at Chez Billy Petworth

You’re operating in Petworth? And why not? It’s not that far to travel for good French food. And like others in DC, I have a disproportionate interest in French cuisine. Chez Billy certainly is worth the short Uber (x) ride. … Continue reading

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New Sommelier, Menu Additions at Rasika Penn Quarter

Always one of the most popular places to dine in DC, Rasika in Penn Quarter has taken it up a notch with new additions to the menu. And a new sommelier with a willingness to recommend unusual wines to pair with … Continue reading

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