Category Archives: Washington, D.C.

Yirgacheffe and Olives at Mockingbird Hill

This was entirely unintuitive to me. During a tasting of three different Ethiopian Yirgacheffe brews at Washington DC’s Mockingbird Hill, a fantastic sherry and coffee bar from Derek Brown and company, I was given a plate of olives to go […]

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Rose’s Luxury – A Capital Treat

Major awards and honors can undermine what caused success to begin with. Bon Appétit Magazine recently named Rose’s Luxury, in Washington, D.C., the Best New Restaurant for 2014 in the entire United States. While certainly gratifying, that creates a lot […]

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Daikaya – DC’s Delectable Duo

Katsuya Fukushima is used to running two essentially different restaurants within the same building. He did it for years at José Andres’ Cafe Atlantico/minibar duo. For that set of restaurants, minibar was set within Cafe Atlantico, occupying not more than […]

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The Docsconz 2014 Wish List

2013 was an unparalleled year for me in hitting restaurants on the top ten of my annual wish list. I managed to dine at a full 60% or 6 out of ten of them. Though I would love to return […]

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Lest We Forget…

Memorial Day is a holiday that we all in the United States have come to enjoy thanks to the sacrifices of so many Americans who have come before us. May their sacrifices never be for naught and may they always […]

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CityZen – A Reunion With Class

The only thing better than a great meal for its own sake is a great meal shared with friends. I recently had an opportunity to do that in Washington D.C. when I organized a mini-reunion dinner with some college classmates […]

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The Docsconz Top 25 Restaurant Meals of 2012

For the past few years, at the end of each year,  I have composed a list of my favorite restaurant meals of of that year. Obviously, this is a totally subjective list based upon my experience at the time and […]

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The Docsconz 2013 Wish List

I have had the great fortune of eating at many wonderful restaurants, but there are many, many more that I haven’t eaten at, that I would very much like to. There are restaurants in the far corners of the world […]

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Fabio’s Fabulous Fiola

I missed him at Maestro, but I’ve been a fan of Fabio Trabocchi’s for a few years now and have followed him from Fiamma to the Four Seasons and finally to Fiola. Few prepare food better or more beautifully. Fiamma was […]

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Sunday Photo – For Those Who Served

A big THANK YOU to those who served. Whether they gave their lives or just the best years of their lives, our freedom would not exist without their sacrifices. Remember and honor the veterans! Happy Veterans’ Day!
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