Looking for a place to drink and dine? I’m no food critic (although I would love to be!), but here is MY low down on these restaurants and bars around town.

Washington, DC

Jack Rose Dining Saloon– Adam’s Morgan

Maketto– Atlas District

Kyirisan-Shaw district

Garrison– Eastern Market


Sally’s Middle Name– H Street


Junction Bakery & Bistro-Alexandria, VA

Halal Guys-Springfield, VA

Magnolia’s On King– Alexandria, VA

Season2 52– Tysons Corner McLean, VA

Carluccio’s– Alexandria, VA


Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant-Annapolis, MD

Pho Real- Silver Spring

Facci Ristorante > Wood Fire Pizza and Wine Bar– Fulton, MD

Eastern Shore Brewery-Saint Michaels, MD

Hudson Coastal Raw Bar and Grill- Fulton MD

Brickside-Bethesda, MD

Guapos-Bethesda, MD


Lure-Atlanta, GA

Henry’s Midtown Tavern-Atlanta, GA

Empire State South-Atlanta, GA