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DC Date Night: Rose’s Luxury

Rose’s Luxury717 8th St SEWashington, DC 20003 Cost: $$$Our bill: ~$82 (food, beverage, tax and tip)Our rating: ★★★★☆Vibe: CasualCuisine: New AmericanReservations: They only offer same-day, group reservations for groups of 6-8, and rooftop garden reservations. Everything else is first come, first serve. Our thoughts: Even six years after it was named Best New Restaurant in America in 2014 by Bon …

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DC Date Night: Emmy Squared

Emmy Squared1924 8th St. NW,Washington, DC 20001 Cost: $$Our bill: $67.10 (food, beverage, tax and tip)Our rating: ★★★★★Vibe: CasualCuisine: Detroit-Style PizzeriaReservations: not needed When I went to Austin five years ago, I had the most amazing Detroit-style pizza at Via 313. Before Austin, I had never even heard of this style of pizza and honestly, I don’t think there was any …

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DC Date Night: Nina May

Nina May1337 11th Street NWWashington, DC 20001 Cost: $$$Our bill: $159.47 (food, beverage, tax and tip)Our rating: ★★★★★Vibe: CasualCuisine: New AmericanReservations: yes, recommended A friend of mine and blogger, Laura, suggested we try out Nina May as she used to work with one of the chef/owners. Unlike our usual date night with just the two of us, we decided to mix …

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DC Date Night: Compass Rose

Compass Rose1346 T St NWWashington, D.C. 20009 Cost: $$$Our bill: ~$180 (food, beverage, tax and tip)Our rating: ★★★★☆Vibe: CasualCuisine: International street foodReservations: yes, recommended Our thoughts: A solid choice if you’re looking for international cuisine and tasting flavors from around the world without leaving the country. As you can see in the first photo, there …

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DC Date Night: Reveler’s Hour

Reveler’s Hour1775 Columbia Rd. NWWashington, D.C. 20009 Cost: $$$Our bill: ~$150 (food, beverage, tax and tip)Our rating: ★★★★★Vibe: Mix between casual and elegant casualCuisine: Italian (wine, pasta, small plates)Reservations: yes, recommended   Our thoughts: We loved this place. It’s a new restaurant in Adams Morgan by the team behind Michelin-starred Tail Up Goat. The theme …

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