washington dc

fried chicken

Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry

A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
bars

Former DC Music Venue Replaced by 'DIVE,' a Music-Themed Bar with $225 Bottle Service

In between tequila shots and bites of 'Fleetwood Mac & Cheese,' diners are encouraged to strum the guitars and ukuleles on display.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.19.18
politics

A Robert Mueller-Themed Ice Cream Truck Is Trolling the Trumps in DC

Guilty Pleasures is serving scoops and "Cohens" of flavors like IndictMint Chip to advocate for the Mueller investigation.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.16.18
Weed

DC High School Principal Bans All Baked Goods for the Entire Week of 4/20

The approaching "globally recognized day in cannabis culture" has administrators putting the kibosh on brownies, cookies, and gummy bears.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.19.18
Q&A

'Grandma Cooking' Is the Inspiration for Rose Previte's Middle Eastern Restaurant

"In Maydān, we’re creating a space for expats and exiles to feel safe," the Lebanese-American restaurateur says.
Mayukh Sen
3.23.18
washington dc

The 10 Best Dive Bars in Washington, DC

From blues bars to Midwest-vibes watering holes to low-ceilinged cellars with top-notch jukeboxes, here are the best places to get divey in DC.
Munchies Staff
2.12.18
washington dc

A Suburban Gas Station Serves Some of DC's Best Korean Food

Seoul Food in Wheaton, MD just might be the only place in America where you can eat kimchi chili and vegan bibimbap while you're filling up your tank.
Ananya Bhattacharyya
11.17.17
COLLEGE

This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food

Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.
Matthew Kruchak
9.15.17
food service

Billionaire-Owned Restaurant Criticized for Minimum Wage Surcharge

"I ask that all customers who still have their receipt, please return to their nearest location and we will happily refund the surcharge amount."
Nick Rose
8.21.17
Huang's World

Watch a Deleted Scene from Tonight's Season Premiere of Huang's World

Find out Eddie's only-in-DC General Tso's hack.
Munchies Staff
6.28.17
politics

DC Wine Bar Sues Donald Trump's Hotel for 'Unfair Competition'

The bar and restaurant isn't looking for monetary damages, but for Trump to give up ownership of the hotel, which they say is disproportionately attracting business from foreign officials and diplomats.
Gigen Mammoser
3.9.17
WTF

Restaurant Hangs "You Need A Boyfriend" Sign After Fight With Neighbor

A feud between two Washington, DC restaurants and an annoyed neighbor has escalated to new heights of immaturity thanks to the sign.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.3.17
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