Desserts include campfire skillets like the dark chocolate skillet with banana, topped with marshmallow and homemade graham crackers and s'mores. (Photo: Bonfire)

Food Bites

Bonfire Opens Wednesday in Dupont Bonfire, 1132 19th St. NW, opens Wednesday, May 4, in the former Famous Luigi space. From the Social Restaurant Group, which also owns Provision No. 14, Bonfire is a campfire-focused restaurant and bar. Designed by Swatchroom’s Maggie O’Neill,
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First Taste

Palette 22 Serves Art with Your Meal Palette 22, 4053 Campbell Ave., Alexandria, serves a mishmash of food, just like the assortment of art hanging on the walls at the restaurant, which opened Feb. 22 in the Village of Shirlington. The 206-seat restaurant from Alexandria
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Rosa Mexicano is celebrating its 30th anniversary, including the Chinatown location. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Feliz Aniversario

Rosa Mexicano Celebrates 30th Anniversary Thirty years ago, the late chef Josefina Howard opened the first Rosa Mexicano restaurant on First Avenue in New York City. She served authentic, regionally-inspired Mexican cuisine. Howard was born in Cuba, raised in Spain and lived in
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