capitolfile-magazine.com - Food & Drink https://capitolfile-magazine.com/ Get Ready for Cherry Blossom Season with These Festive Cocktails around D.C. https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18475/Get-Ready-for-Cherry-Blossom-Season-with-These-Festive-Cocktails-around-D-C These seasonal cocktails will take your cherry blossom game to the next level. Swarming the tidal basin to glimpse peak cherry blossom season is a Washington rite of passage, but blossom view… Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 The Last Drop Distillers Launch a Duo of Rare Spirits to Celebrate 10 Years of Business https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18473/The-Last-Drop-Distillers-Launch-a-Duo-of-Rare-Spirits-to-Celebrate-10-Years-of-Business Seeking out the finest vintages in the world, The Last Drop Distillers adds a variety of rare ports to its portfolio and celebrates a decade in business. Clockwise from top left: Douro Valley… Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 These D.C.-Area Chefs Were Just Named James Beard Award Finalists https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18485/These-D-C-Area-Chefs-Were-Just-Named-James-Beard-Award-Finalists The finalists for the 2018 James Beard Awards have finally been announced, and the long list of contenders include several D.C. chefs. Jeremiah Langhorne of The Dabney is a top contender for… Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0600 Try These Cherry Blossom Specials at D.C.-Area Restaurants Now https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18484/Try-These-Cherry-Blossom-Specials-at-D-C-Area-Restaurants-Now The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and those gorgeous pink trees are finally in bloom. Celebrate cherry blossom season with these festive specials at D.C. area restaur… Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0600 6 of D.C.'s Best Patios & Rooftops for Spring Dining https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18478/6-of-D-C-s-Best-Patios-Rooftops-for-Spring-Dining With March fast approaching, outdoor dining season is right around the corner. Here are six of the District’s best patios and rooftops to try as the weather warms up. Rose’s Luxury… Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0700 6 D.C. Sweets Shops to Try This Weekend https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18465/6-D-C-Sweets-Shops-to-Try-This-Weekend If you're still attempting to satisfy your chocolate cravings after Valentine's Day, try visiting one of these six local sweet shops in and around D.C. Fleurir This artisan chocolate shop,… Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0700 CNN's Elise Labott on Her Most Memorable Overseas Meals https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18440/CNNs-Elise-Labott-on-Her-Most-Memorable-Overseas-Meals When CNN’s Elise Labott isn’t looking for a fresh story angle, she’s on the hunt for fresh local cuisine. She has downed Bellinis with Hillary Clinton at Harry’s Bar i… Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Food Writer Alison Roman on 'Dining In' & Her Favorite D.C. Hot Spots https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18451/Food-Writer-Alison-Roman-on-Dining-In-Her-Favorite-D-C-Hot-Spots Food writer and Bon Appétit alum Alison Roman, who will be signing copies of her latest cookbook, Dining In, at City Market at O, dishes on her favorite recipes to make at home, the bes… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0700 'Top Chef' Alum Mike Isabella on Why He's Constantly Reinventing His Food in D.C. https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18449/Top-Chef-Alum-Mike-Isabella-on-Why-Hes-Constantly-Reinventing-His-Food-in-D-C The amount of responsibility chef and restaurateur Mike Isabella has on his plate is a tall order for anybody, but by embracing his passion for experimentation and hard work he’s cooking… Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 6 Eateries You Need to Try During D.C.'s Restaurant Week https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18445/6-Eateries-You-Need-to-Try-During-D-C-s-Restaurant-Week Now through January 28, D.C. diners will be able to partake in the the city's annual Winter Restaurant Week. With hundreds of restaurants offering three-course brunches and lunches at $22 and… Mon, 22 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0700