Bite into a booming culinary scene praised by Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and The New York Times. Minutes from Washington, DC, our culinary oasis has served US presidents and Washington elite, as well as couples and families seeking a dining experience away from the norm. The city is known for its chef-driven and independently owned eateries, serving the freshest catch at seafood restaurants while others boast creations with an international flair. Discover locally owned restaurants and artisan-owner specialty shops. Craft your own culinary itinerary or let a food tour lead the way. Check the blog for the latest foodie news.