Haute Plates

Vizard's & Donald Link's new cookbook

Vizard's There is something very personal about dining at Vizard's. Perhaps it is the small room, which pulls off the trick of making tables placed closely together feel intimate rather than cramped. Perhaps it is the large portrait of lady…

Bistro Daisy Remains a Perennial Favorite

It is easy to miss Bistro Daisy on Magazine Street, where it is wedged into a narrow lot alongside the National Art and Hobby shop. But to pass it up would be to pass up the chance to enjoy some…

The Grill Room, Reloaded

Not so long ago, The Grill Room garnered national headlines as one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the city. But ever since the departure of Chef Jonathan Wright in 2005, a succession of chefs has passed through the revolving…

A New Flavor, A New Read

CoquetteNewcomer Coquette has moved into the space formerly occupied by Takumi at the corner of Magazine and Washington and it is already winning fans over with its intelligent cuisine. Chef Michael Stoltzfus hails from Restaurant August and it shows on…

Lunch at Cuvée Takes the Bite Out of Dinner

I’m a fan of Cuvée and always enjoy the chance to sample the latest and greatest of Chef Bob Iacovone’s creative compositions. The menu is high-end, but Iacovone always finds ways to lighten it with touches of humor and witty…