Toro Toro DC

I swear that half of my friends were born in the last week of February.  It is already a short month, and then I typically have all these birthday activities packed into that one week.  That means I get in a ton of socializing, food, and booze into my schedule. My friend Andrew (not Andrew…

Founding Farmers DC

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to show some good friends one of my favorite DC restaurants, Founding Farmers.  My dear friend Amy, who was one of my supervisors during my on-campus job in the community service office at Dickinson, was in town with her daughter, Meg, who was interviewing for grad school.  Amy…

Cuba Libre DC

My stomach is full right now, and my heart is happy.  I met up with my dear friend, Anthony, for dinner at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar.  Our original plan was to meet at Habana Village in Adams-Morgan.  However, they are not open on Tuesdays.  I was in the mood for Cuban food, so…

Le Diplomate DC

It’s been quite awhile since I have done a restaurant review, but this post is long overdue for multiple reasons.  Chris and I have been planning to have a night out at Le Diplomate for a little over a year now.  It was supposed to be our Christmas present to each other last year.  We just…

RIP Stomach, Hello Happiness

Oh, how it has been such a crummy weekend.  The dreary rain has been a damper on my spirit.  I have also been in a foul mood all weekend because I have been sleeping terribly due to intense work-related stress dreams all night.  I am really trying to do something about that, but it may…

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

There are certain events or holidays throughout the year that people tend to look forward to in great anticipation:  Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, vacations, etc.  As a Foodie, I look forward to restaurant week or weeks really.  I have a terrible time tracking when it actually happens since there is DC restaurant week, Metropolitan Washington Restaurant…