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Entries Tagged as 'dining'

First Bite: Beuchert’s Saloon

March 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill, DC, Eastern Market

The farm-to-table dining movement lands smack in the middle of Capitol Hill with the opening of Beuchert’s Saloon on Pennsylvania Avenue SE.  Yes, this long, narrow eatery occupies what was an art and frame shop, but that space years ago was a true speakeasy, serving homemade alcohol to those who made their way through a […]

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In the Rearview – 2012 on Capitol Hill

January 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Barracks Row, Capitol Hill, Capitol Hill North, Capitol Hill South, Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast, DC, Eastern Market, H Street, Near Northeast/Atlas District, New Hill East

The past calendar year has been an important one for many reasons.  Politically we reelected the President for a second term, right before our national leadership practically pushed the country off a fiscal cliff (again).  We learned that the Mayans were not correct, though for how many thousands of years ago we are talking it […]

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Le Grenier Brings Modern French Cuisine to H Street

August 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill, DC, H Street

Is it just me or is H Street growing up before our very own eyes? The neighborhood, long known for late night bars and entertainment, has more recently matured, establishing itself as a dining destination. In the last few years, outposts like Boundary Road, Shawafel, The Atlas Room, and Ethiopic, have given the street some […]

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In the Reariew – 2011 in Dining on the Hill

December 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Barracks Row, Capitol Hill, Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast, DC, Eastern Market, H Street, New Hill East

What an eventful year on Capitol Hill – and I’m not even talking about the warped and wishy-washy politics that went on in the big white domed building.  We here at The Hill Is Home attempted to bring you timely coverage of our neighborhood politics, cultural events, developing stories and (probably more than anything else) […]

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Love Our Sidewalk Cafes? Celebrate All Month!

August 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Barracks Row, Capitol Hill, Eastern Market, Near Northeast/Atlas District

Tablecloths whipping in the wind. Waiters waltzing with trays of sparkling beverages balanced in the air.  Small chic dogs tucked near hefty handbags and high heals. ‘Gents loosening their ties and pushing their chairs back for one more round. Are you in a sidewalk cafe in Paris’ Monteparnasse or overlooking Barcelona’s Las Ramblas? No, you’ve […]

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