D.C.’s Most Anticipated New Restaurants Show Off At Mess Hall


Local food incubator Mess Hall (703 Edgewood St. NE) hosted its third edition of its popular “New Kitchens On The Block” showcase over the weekend. The afternoon…

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Cooking with Chef Haidar

Brightest Young Things

What is the best part of summer in D.C.? Perhaps it’s sweating in places you never even thought could sweat during 90 degree scorchers. Perhaps it’s the unbelievably packed public transit at all hours of the day…

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Chef Haidar Karoum Will Open His Own Restaurant in Navy Yard This Fall


Chef Haidar Karoum has pretty much cooked it all: Spanish at Estadio, Southeast Asian at Doi Moi, modern American…

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Chloe Marks Next Chapter in Haidar Karoum’s Journey

Eater (DC)

Award-winning chef turned aspiring restaurateur Haidar Karoum is making a comeback in a big way, opening up his first solo restaurant project this…

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