Ann Limpert, Washingtonian

Ann Limpert


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Recent articles by Ann:

Food Critic’s Picks: 11 Restaurants for Last-Minute Thanksgiving Dinners in DC

Late on plans? You can still find a great feast out. → Read More

9 Comfort Food Dishes in the DC-Area To Get You Through The Day

Comfort food is the most personal of culinary categories. These nine dishes are what have sustained our food critic through some cold and gray days. → Read More

DC Fine Dining: A Review of Jônt and Pineapple and Pearls

Our food critic reviews two DC fine dining restaurants. → Read More

Where to Eat and Drink Around DC’s Capital One Arena

Our favorite places for pre and post-game drinks, eats, happy hour, and more. → Read More

4 Out-of-Town Fancy Bakeries in the DC Area You Should Visit

How do their fanciful breakfast pastries and oversize cookies compare? → Read More

30 Best Taco Places in Washington to Satisfy a Fix

You'll want to try one of our favorite spots during your next taco run. → Read More

Meet the Restaurant Families Serving Up the Best Tacos in Washington

Meet the families behind the top DC-area taquerias. → Read More

Eat Great Cheap: Our 10 Favorite New Restaurants

The affordable spots we’ve been most excited about this past year. → Read More

DC Summer Restaurant Week 2022: Our Food Critic’s 22 Top Picks

Make the most of next week's lunch and dinner deals. → Read More

Here’s the Scoop: Our 10 Favorite Local Ice Cream Flavors

Whiskey and marshmallow? Coffee cardamom? Yes, please. → Read More

DC’s Latest Pizza Obsession: Thin, Crunchy Tavern Pies

Crispy thin-crust tavern pizza is in, and Neapolitan Margherita pie is out. Learn why chefs are obsessed with this style of pizza and where you can grab a slice in the DC area. → Read More

4 Gorgeous Hotels Near DC That Are Made for Food Lovers

The best Maryland and Virginia hotels for food lovers, a short drive away from DC. Dine at a triple-Michelin-star restaurant, eat a luxurious breakfast, and more. → Read More

The Ultimate Breakfast and Brunch Guide to the Union Market District

Where to start your day in—and around—Northeast DC food halls Union Market and La Cosecha. → Read More

8 Bagel Styles You’ll Find Around DC

New York Fat, crackly-crusted, and densely soft on the inside, these are boiled in malt-syrup-tinted water, then baked. The result is the standard, dominant bagel style—much imitated, much argued about. (Ask Twitter about toasting one, we dare you.) They often come with an inch-thick layer of cream cheese. Find them at: Any number of local bagel shops, such as Bagels ’n Grinds (777 Baltimore… → Read More

You've Heard of Pizza Bagels, but How About Bagel Croissants and Bagel Sushi?

Bagels are the latest breadstuff chefs are riffing with. → Read More

Spring/Summer Restaurant Preview: 34 New and Forthcoming Spots We're Excited About

On the way: a bar devoted to Champagne and fried chicken, a long-awaited mod Caribbean spot, and more. → Read More

10 Classic Washington Restaurants We Love

All have been open for ten years or more. → Read More

6 DC Area Dining Spots With Amazing Housemade Bread

Chefs are getting creative with loaves and spreads. → Read More

All Hail the Resurgence of the Great Cocktail Bar. Here Are 6 We Love.

Where to find swank Sazeracs, crisp martinis, and more. → Read More

Recipe: Hot Sauce Butter From No Goodbyes

How to make chef Opie Crooks's standout condiment at home. → Read More