Tulips

Tulips

Tulips is a quaint champagne bar, located in a row house in DuPont Circle. The inside is very floral heavy with fresh tulip arrangements scattered throughout the dining room, hence the name "Tulips". The decor is a combination of classic and chic with exposed brick and a crystal chandelier to add charming touches.   The [...]

Mission- DC

Mission- DC

Mission is a Mexican cantina in the heart of DuPont Circle. Whether you’re there for happy hour, brunch, or dinner, the restaurant is always bustling with 20-something year old young professionals. The decor of the restaurant is very rustic, think wood paneled ceilings, antique futures, and neutral colors. There is a front patio as well [...]

Shaw’s Tavern

Shaw’s Tavern

Shaw's Tavern is a pretty popular brunch place right around Howard University, and has a pretty mixed crowd. It has a very chill vibe, with great music playing in the background that will have you singing along after a few mimosas. They have pretty rustic decor, with indoor and outdoor seating and an upstairs for [...]

Penn Commons – DC

Penn Commons – DC

One of the best things about Penn Commons is how spacious the inside is. I have been to many restaurants where I feel cramped and like I am sitting way too close to the party next to me, but that is not an issue here. They have a variety of seating options such as the [...]

City Tap House – DC

City Tap House – DC

City Tap House is a gastropub that is in the old STK building. The outside looks like a nice, classic restaurant but the inside gives you regular pub feels. I went on St. Patrick's day, and the staffed was dressed in green, so the vibe perfectly matched the holiday. Outside of that, the restaurant definitely [...]

HalfSmoke – DC

HalfSmoke – DC

The decor and set-up of the restaurant reminds you of some the favorite things about your childhood. The restaurant harps on the idea of, “don’t grow up it’s a trap,” and maintaining that fun element of being a kid.They give the menus in Lisa Frank binders, serve some of the meals in vintage lunch boxes, [...]

Pinstripes – DC

Pinstripes – DC

Decor wise, Pinstripes does not have anything too special to offer. They give very traditional restaurant feels, and have the space to accommodate a lot of larger groups. Also, there were lots of families there, probably due to the fact that there is bowling alley. For a person who enjoys breakfast food and does not [...]