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What to Try at Banana Cafe

What to Try at Banana Cafe

Banana Cafe is renowned for its Cuban, Mexican and Puerto Rican cuisine. This winter, when you’re trudging around in the snow and your ass is colder than Hilary Clinton, stop by Banana Cafe for a big bowl of comfort. The seafood soup ($9.99) tastes like they took the...
McCormick Grill Mates KCBS Match-Up, AFI Docs + NoVA Summer Beer Fest

A New Way To Brunch: Bookalokal

by Jaclyn Jecha We’re always looking for new things to do in the city. The concept of Bookalokal is simple: find a unique food event hosted by different people around the city, sign up and enjoy meeting new people and sharing a meal or other foodie experiences. You...
McCormick Grill Mates KCBS Match-Up, AFI Docs + NoVA Summer Beer Fest

Chocolate City Beer Debuts Sakura Washington Belgian Ale

Washington’s steady march towards culinary respectability continues this summer with the growth of the District’s own homegrown microbrewery, Chocolate City Beer. Coming up on their one-year anniversary, Chocolate City has teamed up with Scoutmob and Dangerously...
Cause The Philanthroub Donates All Profits to Charity

Cause The Philanthroub Donates All Profits to Charity

At Cause, everything gets a second chance at life. The building, decor, staff, even the food. (Not in the way you think.) The space is warm and welcoming, with reclaimed wood, repurposed barrelheads as barstools, and recycled beer bottles as light fixtures. The...
DC and Alexandria Restaurant Weeks Begin

DC and Alexandria Restaurant Weeks Begin

There are all sorts of deals happening all over town this Week. It’s Restaurant Week in DC in Alexandria–which means you’ve got an excuse to try out all the new restaurants we can’t seem to keep track of. Ready? Set…and go! Right now: DC Winter Restaurant Week...
Win ARTINI Tickets

Win ARTINI Tickets

Cocktail lover? Our March giveaway is for you! We’re giving away TWO tickets to ARTINI. Tweet us at @GirlMeetsFood and tell us why we should pick you to attend. You must also use the hashtag #ARTINIDC. Be funny. Be creative. Be quirky. The winner will receive two...
McCormick Grill Mates KCBS Match-Up, AFI Docs + NoVA Summer Beer Fest

Recap: L’Enfant Cafe’s Bastille Day Block Party

Danielle Boudreaux We attended L’Enfant Café’s Bastille Day Block party at 2000 18th St. NW. Let me set the scene…it was swelteringly hot and humid, with a crowd to rival Mardi Gras day in the French Quarter, crammed into one city block.The heat and the ever growing...
NYC: Vegan Things to Try at Thainy

NYC: Vegan Things to Try at Thainy

I never knew how much of a Thai food fanatic I was until I moved to New York. Scratch that — until I moved to Kips Bay. After more than two years in this bustling Manhattan neighborhood, sometimes I consider moving away to a quieter, less...
Slow Food Brings the “Snail of Approval” to DC

Slow Food Brings the “Snail of Approval” to DC

Say it with me, sssllooowww fffooddd. Yes, Slow Food is the opposite of fast food. Slow Food originated in Italy to protest against the McDonald’s coming to town. The McDonald’s did get built, but a great organization arose.Slow Food is a global grassroots...
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