Mango Tree (now closed)

The first night of summer was spent on the patio of Mango Tree in City Center sipping a spicy mango cocktail. Yelp Elite hosted the event at a relatively new restaurant that is gaining worldwide appeal. According the the Washington Post “Mango Tree is part of a Bangkok-based company, the Mango Tree Group, with 70-plus […]

Miso, Sushi & Sake

  This evening after work I went for a nice long massage. The week started off with a bang and my muscles were rebelling. The massage must have triggered my hunger sensors because I was ravenous when I got up from the massage table. There is a sushi restaurant upstairs and I figured that sushi would […]

Founding Farmers

I was in the mood for a really good salad Thursday after work and my favorite salad is the Fried Chicken Salad at Founding Farmers. Because I had just dropped a coworker off at George Washington University, I decided to try the location in Foggy Bottom. Of course there was no parking, so I got […]

La Madeleine Country French Cafe

La Madeleine is one of my favorite places to stop and eat when I want something quick but not necessary fast food. I passed La Madeleine often when there was a location in Rockville, but never went in to try it. A couple of years ago when I visited Louisiana with my aunt one of […]

D.C. Jazz Festival at The Yards

On a whim I decided to throw my name in the hat on Yelp for free tickets to the DC Jazz Festival at The Yards.  I didn’t think anything more of it until the other day when I was checking my email and noticed a message from Yelp buried in the social tab of my […]

Public Tenley (closed)

Public Bar Tenley is the little sister to the popular multilevel sport bar in Dupont Circle. While I have never been to the flagship location I have been to the Tenley location twice. The first time was during the summer and it was really a disappointing experience. The service was lacking and even the table […]