Tag Archive for Etto

You Will Want to Sip Etto’s Vermouth Cocktail All Afternoon Long

Source: Washingtonian Food

Vermouth isn’t just for Manhattans and martinis. Capitoline Vermouth—DC’s first commercially produced fortified, aromatized wine—is also perfect for a spring cocktail. Etto manager and beverage director Kat Hamidi and co-owner Peter Pastan make three varieties—rosé, white, and dry—in partnership with Green Hat Gin producer New Columbia Distillers. Their citrusy, semisweet white version highlights Meyer lemon and […]

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DC First Date Guide – 2017 edition

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Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Where (in DC) to take people you’ve actually met in person before but have not yet unleashed your romantic self onto (fully).

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The Best Pizza Places From Our 100 Very Best Restaurants List

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Source: Washingtonian Food

It’s a great time for pizza in Washington. Ambitious chefs are tackling the humble pie, and turning rounds into something spectacular. Here are the top spots from our 2017 100 Very Best Restaurants list. All-Purpose 1250 Ninth St., NW; 202-849-6174 No disrespect to the Neapolitan pies that have dominated the scene for the last decade, […]

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16 Great Places to Eat Around Logan Circle, U Street, and Shaw

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Source: Washingtonian Food

Baby Wale
Tom Power’s joint dwarfs many of Shaw’s other rowhouse restaurants but offers a short and sweet menu full of delicious treats, such as the crisp pizzas and terrific soups. 1124 Ninth St., NW; 202-450-331.

Bar Pilar
At this brick-walled faux dive, expect an ever-changing meny of easy-on-the-wallet hits. Especially good are vegetables, as shown by a plate of grilled pyster mushrooms with mustard greens and ricotta. Heartier options include fried-chicken sliders, a bánh mì, with coconut-milk pork shoulder, and seared scallops with corn and avocado. 1833 14th St., NW; 202-265-1751.

Ben’s Chili Bowl
Duke Ellington and Ella …

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Where to Find the Best Pizzas Around DC

Where to Find the Best Pizzas Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Best Bites Blog

In a constantly changing city like Washington, D.C., you’ll find that restaurants come and go and because of the turnover, it’s almost imperative to review and examine the restaurants in the city and its surrounding area more than once per year, especially for such a popular food item like pizza. So even though we just shared the best pizzas around DC earlier this year, here’s an updated version for this new season.

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How to Get Lucky on Valentine’s Day… With No Reservations

How to Get Lucky on Valentine's Day... With No Reservations

Source: Brightest Young Things – DC

How to get lucky on Valentine’s Day… with no reservations. Whether you’re comfortably married, trying to impress a hot chic, or have been dating someone for a few weeks and this holiday has thrown an awkward wrench into your budding relationship, this article is your answer for where to take your date. It will help you find the perfect spot and diminish your chances of waking up dissatisfied on the 15th. If you do, it’s because you need to be a better listener, not because of the meal you’ve wisely chosen.

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Etto Opens Now for Brunch

Etto Opens Now for Brunch

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

Breakfast pizza, anyone? Etto, now a year and a half old, is opening for brunch on the weekends now. The Italian place will offer a smaller version of its dinner menu, plus a few additional dishes — from yogurt and granola to a bacon and egg pizza. Coffee will be served all day, as well as bloody marys. Stop by at noon Saturday or Sunday at 1541 14th Street NW.

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Make Squash Blossoms the Star of the Dish

Make Squash Blossoms the Star of the Dish

Source: Washington Post Food Section

Squash blossoms spread their way across D.C. in summer, and many restaurants are using them as much more than a garnish. The blossoms are a favorite in Latin American and Italian cooking. They taste lightly of squash and are best stuffed and fried. Visit Tacqueria Nacional on 14th Street for a vegetarian presentation, or Etto in Logan Circle where they sit atop a burrata pizza. Click through the link below for a squash blossom recipe.

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Where to Eat Without Restaurant Week

Where to Eat Without Restaurant Week

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

For some, it’s easy to get caught up in the thrill of Restaurant Week. For others, there’s nothing worse than sitting elbow-to-elbow with a bunch of people who only go out to fine dining establishments once every six month. For the latter group, there are a number of restaurants in D.C. not participating in Restaurant Week, where it will be easy to sit and let all the excitement blow over. Try Rose’s Luxury, Little Serow, Doi Moi, The Red Hen, Thai X-ing, Le Diplomate, and various other ...

D.C. Restaurants Embrace the Bounty of Summer

D.C. Restaurants Embrace the Bounty of Summer

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Vegetarian Lavanya Ramanathan offers a guide to D.C. dishes using seasonal, fresh summer ingredients. Duke’s Grocery offers an avocado toast — avocado piled atop buttered multigrain bread, topped with greens, raw radishes, and bird’s-eye chili sauce. Add an egg to the mix if you prefer. At Doi Moi, laab tofu is made with house-made fried tofu, minced, then mixed up with cilantro, mint, shallots, and mushroom-soy dressing. Or try squash blossoms, a summer favorite, on a pizza at Etto. For a full guide, click through the link below. 

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City Paper’s Daily Recape: June 23

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

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New Patio at Etto Means Less Waiting Time

New Patio at Etto Means Less Waiting Time

Source: Eater DC

Etto, 14th Street’s popular pizza restaurant, is opening up a brand-new patio seating option. This will nearly double the occupancy of the restaurant and speed up the frequent waiting queues that form attempting to get into the restaurant. The restaurant is typically busy, but the additional seats should partially remedy this situation.

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Washington Post’s $20 Diner Divulges More Cheap Eateries

Washington Post's $20 Diner Divulges More Cheap Eateries

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Washington Post’s $20 Diner strikes again, offering a second helping of cheap, delicious eats around town. This time he gives his endorsement to the pastries at Room 11 in Columbia Heights — namely the Paisley Fig guava turnover, a big, crispy, sugary treat. For more sugary treats head to Ted’s Bulletin for fresh, home-made poptarts in a number of different rotating flavors. For those craving a more savory taste, get the margherita pizza at Etto; charred around the edges and filled with oozing mozzarella for only $7. Last but not least, a beastly ...

Etto Starts Work on New Outdoor Patio

Source: PoPville

Image: Yelp

Image: Yelp

Etto, a pizzeria and wine bar on 14th St, looks to be adding a brand new corner patio. Though work on the installation is far from over, when finished it will allow diners a glimpse of the sunny Logan Circle neighborhood. The restaurant serves simple, classic Italian pizzas, as well as a sampling of meats and fish.

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Where to Find D.C.’s 25 Iconic Pizzerias

Source: Eater DC

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Image: 2 Amys

Mama mia! Who knew D.C. had so many iconic pizza joints. Eater compiled a list of the District’s favorite pizza eats from the critcally-acclaimed to neighborhood favorites. Some restaurants include 2 Amys, Pete’s New Haven Style Pizza, and We, The Pizza

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