News & Reviews Archives

Nov 2014

Here Are D.C.'s Restaurant Industry Workers, All Dressed Up for Halloween

Per annual Eater tradition, we'll be showcasing restaurant workers getting decked out for Halloween in costume today.
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Aug 2014

A New Clyde's Chef Plus a Monday Unlimited Paella and Sangria Deal at Jaleo Bethesda

Clyde's at Mark Center has brought Robert McGowan on board as its new executive chef. McGowan, who previously held the same position at Old Ebbitt Grill downtown, took over the Clyde’s kitchen in June.
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Jun 2014

Where to Drink Cachaça During World Cup

Most people with even a passing knowledge of Brazilian culture know that the caipirinha is the country's national drink.
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Jun 2014

Dining Out?

The nasty germ known as norovirus gets its bad rap from high-profile cruise ship outbreaks, like the Explorer of the Seas debacle that sickened nearly 700 people in January.
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Mar 2014

Eater's 2014 Oyster Happy Hour Guide

The rule of only eating oysters during the "r" months has become outdated, but some purists still prefer to focus on the raw bar item before summer spawning season hits.
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Feb 2014

The Old Guard: Clyde's

Amidst the excitement of all the new restaurants opening in DC, it's easy to forget the tried-and-true standards that have remained open throughout the city's many changes. Our "Old Guard" series profiles restaurants that have stood the test of time, remaining open and popular for over a decade.
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Jan 2014

As D.C. Digs Out, Some Closures (and Specials) Continue

It's stopped snowing (for now, anyway) and now D.C. is dealing with the aftermath. Just as some schools and offices remain closed, some restaurants are still having issues with staff and facilities.
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Jan 2014

Beat the Monday Blues: Trivia Nights in NoVa

We get it—Mondays are no fun. Add to that a dreary weather forecast (hey, at least the temperature isn’t in the teens anymore.) and it’s enough to make you want to hibernate till Spring.
 
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Jan 2014

Wine Wednesday: Outside the vineyard

Let us be clear: This is not an excuse to avoid the picturesque, alluring vineyards of D.C.'s Wine Country. But beyond the wineries themselves, several local lounges and restaurants deserve recognition for the role they play in promoting Loudoun vin.
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Dec 2013

Holiday Carolers Perform at Local Clyde's Restaurants

Students from the choral departments of a local high school and a local mens chorus will perform during dinner at Clyde’s Washington, DC restaurants.
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Dec 2013

Where to Dine Out on Thanksgiving

For those who would rather let someone else do the cooking, check out local eateries serving up Thanksgiving feasts.
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Nov 2013

Home Photo Galleries Holidays Holidays Gallery Where to Dine Out on Thanksgiving

For those who would rather let someone else do the cooking, check out local eateries serving up Thanksgiving feasts.
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Nov 2013

Eat This: Thanksgiving Faves During the Year

As far as we’re concerned, Thanksgiving dinner is one of those "don’t mess with tradition" meals.
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Nov 2013

Check Out Industry Workers' Halloween Costumes

Stuck working on Halloween? Might as well make the most of it, and get into the spirit of things.                                                                                                                                                                      READ FULL ARTICLE

Nov 2013

Restaurants Suggest Which Dishes to Order Hungover

It's no secret restaurants see plenty of hungover patrons, particularly during brunch hours. So Eater decided to turn to them for guidance.                                                                                                          READ FULL ARTICLE

Oct 2013

How a Pro Makes a Veggie Burger

Veggie burgers may not be quite as prevalent on menus as a classic hamburger, yet more and more venues are offering a worthwhile meat-free alternative.                                                                                      READ FULL ARTICLE

Oct 2013

Restaurant Owners Weigh In Against Wage Increase In Montgomery County

Restaurant owners were everywhere at last night's public hearing to oppose raising the minimum wage in Montgomery County.                                                                                                                                   READ FULL ARTICLE

Oct 2013

‘News receipt’ spreads to all Clyde’s Restaurant Group properties

The “news receipt” is breaking beyond the confines of Washington’s Old Ebbitt Grill. All fourteen of the locations in the Clyde’s Restaurant Group — including the namesake, 1789, The Tombs and The Hamilton — will be offering the service, in which diners receive a slip of receipt paper containing the latest dozen stories from the Associated Press, including weather and stocks.

Oct 2013

Clyde’s To Activate AP News-On-Paper Receipts At All Of Its Restaurants

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 -- The latest Associated Press headlines that have been printed as paper news receipts and handed to diners in the capital’s Old Ebbitt Grill and Hamilton restaurants tested so well the updates are being installed in all the Clyde’s Restaurant Group locations.                                                                                                                                                                           READ FULL RELEASE

Oct 2013

Ten More Shutdown Restaurant and Bar Specials for You to Check Out

It seems like everyone is getting in on the shutdown specials movement, eager to keep our furloughed government workers well-fed and "hydrated."
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Aug 2013

Woman Around Town: Linda Greenlaw's Perfect Storm

"The Hannah boat is skippered by a Colby College grad named Linda Greenlaw. Not only is Greenlaw one of the only women in the business, she's one of the best captains period on the entire East Coast; year after year, trip after trip she makes more money than anyone...
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Aug 2013

Best Thing We Ate: Swordfish at Clyde’s

Each month, the Clyde's restaurant group features a blue-plate special that embodies its local and sustainable bent.
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Aug 2013

“Swordfish Whisperer” Linda Greenlaw Says Swordfish Is Back and Lobsters Are Booming

Once upon a time—basically the 1980s—swordfish was the trendy food of the US culinary scene.
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Aug 2013

Clyde's Adds New Sustainable Line-Caught Swordfish Dish to Their Menu

Clyde's Restaurant Group (the organization that owns the various Clyde's locations around D.C., as well as the Hamilton, 1789, and The Tombs) has just rolled out a new fish-based addition to their menu that's not only wildly delicious, but also sourced in a way that's sustainable for the fishing ecosystem.
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Aug 2013

Clyde's of Georgetown Turns 50

In honor of its 50th anniversary, Clyde's of Georgetown offered a complimentary breakfast Monday.

Aug 2013

Clyde's Celebrates 50 Years As D.C.'s 'American Bar'

Georgetown was full and busy, the back rooms and the omelet room and the atrium were bustling and young waiters and waitresses scurried about carrying coffee and plates with Clyde’s omelettes and eggs Benedict.

Jul 2013

Urban renewal yields tasteful results at Clyde's of Columbia

Old-timers will remember that the dining area in Clyde’s that’s closest to the Tomato Palace used to be dubbed the Omelet Room.
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Jun 2013

Recycling oyster shells benefits restaurants, environment

Each week diners slurp down more than 1,200 dozen oysters at Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, D.C., and the 13 other surrounding area restaurants owned by Clyde’s Restaurant Group.                                                                                                                 READ FULL ARTICLE

Jun 2013

As memorial event nears, family and friends recall Dennis Lane

On May 9, Dennis Lane stopped for lunch with companions at Clyde's of Columbia, one of his favorite spots.
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Apr 2013

Earth Day Loudoun Helps Residents Get 'Green'

Mother Nature contributed April showers, but Loudoun’s Earth Day event Sunday in Broadlands still attracted a large crowd of visitors learning how to be more “green” in their daily lives and getting up close with some wild critters.
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Apr 2013

Clyde's of Columbia reopens Monday

Don't be alarmed if you no longer see Clyde's iconic white-and-yellow-striped awnings strewn over the pathway along the downtown Columbia lakefront.

 
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Apr 2013

Winners of the 2013 Restaurant Association of Maryland’s Awards

The Restaurant Association of Maryland's Fire and Ice Gala was held this evening honoring restaurateurs and chefs.
 
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Apr 2013

Ballpark Bus to begin 2013 season April 1

The Ballpark Bus, a charter service to D.C. events, will be offering service to Nationals Park from Clyde's Willow Creek Farm in Ashburn for all weekend and holiday games, including Opening Day on April 1.
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Mar 2013

When ‘Everyone is Irish’ at Town Center

With a decided nip in the air and the threat of rain, you could almost imagine yourself wandering the streets of Galway, Ireland—a fitting atmospheric backdrop for the third annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Reston Town Center held on Saturday, March 16. It was a Pavilion Party, hosted once again by Clyde’s restaurant of Reston.
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Mar 2013

Your Dining Out Cheat Sheet

Eating at restaurants can really derail your diet. We show you how to enjoy your meal without the guilt.
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Mar 2013

Shad Map: Where to Eat Shad and Shad Roe Right Now

Herring and mackerel are familiar to most diners. So what's roaming in nearby waters that's similar to those household fishes? It's shad.
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Mar 2013

Clyde's of Columbia set to reopen in April after $5M renovation

Clyde's of Columbia, the popular lakefront restaurant that closed in January for renovations, will reopen in April, the Baltimore Sun reported.
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Feb 2013

Grab Lunch at Clyde's at Mark Center

Here at The Aventine, we encourage our residents to live a full and healthy life. And, this can be achieved by eating right.
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Feb 2013

Clyde's Valentine's Day Date Night Contest

Now through Friday, February 8th, Clyde's is asking its customers to email their best and worst date stories to datenight@clydes.com.
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Jan 2013

'Dine Like a President' in Georgetown for Inauguration Week

Georgetown is no stranger to presidents. Now, through the inauguration, the neighborhood is highlighting its connections to presidents from Barack Obama to George Washington through its eateries and a complimentary Georgetown Inauguration Tour.
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Dec 2012

DC's 10 Most Searched Restaurants of 2012

Every year, Google runs the results of Google Zeitgeist, which compiles the people, places and trends that were the most heavily searched on the internet.

Dec 2012

Go Nuts with the Clyde's Nutcrackers

Pose and post your pictures with the Clyde's of Georgetown nutcrackers and share them on Instagram using the hashtag #clydesnutcrackers.On Wednesday, December 19th Clyde's of Georgetown will pick the top three photos and the winners will receive a $100 gift certificate.
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Nov 2012

Restaurants: French waiters soon paid tip?

If French servers were paid a tip? The suggestion made a few days ago by the union boss restoration caused an uproar in the profession. Report to the United States where this system is long established.
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Nov 2012

Where to Take a Breather on Black Friday

Let's face it: Black Friday can sap the energy out of even the most devoted shopper. But where are the decent dining options around the city's various shopping centers?

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Nov 2012

Eater Readers Suggest Soups to Try Around DC

It's chilly. You're hungry. A cold is on the horizon. It's time for a hot bowl of soup. Eater Readers shared their favorite soups around town in last week's Open Thread.
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Oct 2012

Zagat Releases 2013 Washington, DC Restaurants Survey

Today, Zagat announced the results of its 2013 Washington, DC/Baltimore Restaurants Survey.
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Aug 2012

12 Game-Changing Restaurants in DC

DC enjoys a vibrant, ever-changing dining scene.

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Jun 2012

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Find out how the venerable 1789 Restaurant got it's name.

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Jun 2012

SEND A KID TO CAMP CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISING GOAL MET

We've always worked to be a factor in the local community. This campaign is another example.

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Jun 2012

MALLORY STALEY'S GINGERBREAD MANSION BY THE NUMBERS

Here's what it took for the 1789 pastry chef to create her three-foot-tall confection construction.

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Dec 2011

Christmas Spirit at 1789 RESTAURANT

FOX 5's Annie Yu got in the holiday spirit at the 1789 Restaurant.
 
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Dec 2011

1789 RESTAURANT NAMED ONE OF DC'S 100 BEST

1789 earned high praise when it was featured as one of DC's best.

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