Food & Drink

Get a taste of the DC food scene and discover the best places to eat, drink and more in the nation's capital.

The Best Places to Eat in Anacostia

Anacostia is full of DC cultural history. Cedar Hill , the former home of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, is a popular attraction, while the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum provides an in-depth look at the neighborhood’s past. The Anacostia Arts Center serves as a creative cultural hub, and...

Things to See & Do in Anacostia - Washington, DC
Where to Find Pumpkin & Other Fall Flavors in Washington, DC

With pumpkin spice rolling out earlier and earlier every year, you can satiate your sweet tooth while bringing full-on pumpkin power before the leaves even change colors. But pumpkin’s not the only fall flavor on the block. We’ve got a roundup of the best places to find tastes of autumn amazingness...

Ice Cream Jubilee Fall Flavors - Ice Cream in Washington, DC
13 Hotels for Foodies in Washington, DC

Foodies have so much to savor in the nation’s capital. Internationally acclaimed chefs and dynamic restaurants color DC’s dining scene, which has numerous eateries that proudly sport Michelin stars. Staying at any of the following hotels will allow you to explore the scene with ease. So food lovers...

@willisaybar - Dining at the Quadrant Bar and Lounge in the Ritz-Carlton - Date ideas in Washington, DC
The Best Places to Eat in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan is known for its millennial-friendly scene that features a diverse mix of bars and lounges along with hip stores selling clothing, furniture and records. However, the neighborhood’s burgeoning restaurant scene – which scored a Michelin star for one of its restaurants and features...

The Best Restaurants and Places to Eat in Adams Morgan - Mintwood Place by Cedric Maupillier in Washington, DC
9 Places to Grab the Best Cheeseburgers in Washington, DC

Cheeseburger and burger lovers (and there’s a lot of them) will flock to local restaurants to order up the most American of meals. We have eight suggestions in the DC area that are sure to satisfy your cheeseburger appetite. One final note: we recommend ordering your cheeseburger to-go at the...

@eatthecapital - Dukes Counter
18 Farm-to-Table Restaurants to Check Out in Washington, DC

The word “locavore” (defined as, “one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible”) was added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary a few years ago; it’s also a concept that rules at many Washington, DC restaurants. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of must-try places to eat that source what’...

Dinner service at The Dabney in Shaw - Michelin-starred, romantic restaurant in Washington, DC
14 Speakeasy Bars & Hidden Cocktail Lounges in Washington, DC

Within the same 68-square-mile city that saw Congress ratify the 18th Amendment in 1919 (the law went into effect on Jan. 17, 1920), you’ll find a thriving craft cocktail scene (and even distilling scene ). Speakeasy-style bars abound in the District, many with unmarked entrances, hidden doors and...

@karlinvillondophotography - Guests at Allegory in the Eaton Hotel - Hidden bar and speakeasy in Washington, DC
Where to Eat & Drink at Nationals Park

There’s more to Nationals Park than cheering on the talented ballplayers and hoping to catch a fly ball, although these are great reasons to catch a game . Compared to other parks, this one puts food high up on the priority list: easy-to-read digital menu boards illuminate crave-worthy items at...

Family eating at Washington Nationals game - Where to eat and drink at Nationals Park
10 Restaurant Pop-Ups to Try in Washington, DC

Before the pandemic, DC chefs vied for Michelin stars, wowed diners with meticulously crafted tasting menus and shouted out tickets over chaotic kitchens. But since March, all that has changed. Many restaurants have had to find innovative ways to lure diners. While many chefs have tweaked their...

@victuraparkdc - Victura Park at The REACH
20+ Places to Enjoy All-American Eats in Washington, DC

While DC is a culinary capital filled to the brim with international cuisine, the city can also offer the finest in American specialties. From tasty burgers and juicy steaks to authentic barbecue and handmade ice cream, the District has numerous options for enjoying them all. Dig in. Hot Dogs...

Ben's Chili Bowl in DC's U Street neighborhood - Where to enjoy all-American eats in Washington, DC