Five Guys

Oh. My. Gosh. There’s a reason why this place has been rated the best burgers in Washington DC for the past 753 years (OK, well, the past 8 years). This is everything you could ask for in a fast-food burger joint, and the fries (fried in peanut oil…yay trans fats!) are perfect—-not the least bit soggy, but delightfully crispy but not overdone (although Christopher thinks using peanut oil makes them taste burned anyway). That didn’t stop him from eating his fair share of our order. And what does he know anyway? He’s not an East Coast guy. Read the rest of this entry


In the same shopping center as Five Guy’s and Mi Tierra, we have a third cuisine represented by Stefano’s. We’d been saying we needed to eat there since it opened (it was formerly Cio’s, which was short-lived enough that we never made it inside), and last saturday we finally gave it a try. Read the rest of this entry