2024-06-18 7:11 AM

‘Taste’ Judges Share Their Food Likes & Dislikes


With three of the four judges returning from last year’s Taste of Falls Church, this year’s restaurant entrants will have to step it up in order to impress these veteran taste buds. Here, the judges provide insights on their personal palettes and what gets their mouths watering.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

  ‘International Art Affairs’ Thursday, May 15 through Sunday, May 18, noon – 8:30 p.m. Held in and around Blagden Alley (Between 9th and 10th, and M and N Streets NW, D.C.).

Misplaying Small Pairs Before the Flop

I recently spent two weeks doing commentary for the new Asian Pacific Poker Tour. The quality of play was surprisingly good but I did notice that many players tended to misplay small pairs before the flop.

Dos and Don

Powerful drawing hands like a pair with a flush draw, or even conventional straight and flush draws, are often good opportunities to try a semi-bluff – making a bet or raise that you hope will not be called, but leaves you some outs if it is.

Restaurant Spotlight: The Tombs


On the ground level at the corner of 36th and Prospect St. in Georgetown, diners can find “1789,” one of the finest and priciest restaurants in the Georgetown area. However, the real gem of the block lays directly beneath… a trip underground to “The Tombs.”  

Restaurant Spotlight: Super Pollo


With a name like Super Pollo, I had high expectations. This rather large Peruvian eatery surprised me with its spacious and festive décor. The walls are decked with brightly colored paintings that celebrate South American culture and cuisine. The limited interaction that I had with the staff working behind the counter of what is pretty […]


Aaron Lewis

Unfiltered and unplugged, Aaron Lewis descends on D.C.’s Warner Theatre next Thursday night, toting only his acoustic guitar. The no-strings format seems wildly appropriate for Lewis, who has gained notoriety by bringing hard rock group Staind to the forefront of the music world. Raised in Massachusetts, where he still resides today, Lewis is indelibly etched […]

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