First Look

Espita Mezcaleria Opens in Shaw Josh Phillips and his wife Joy opened Espita Mezcaleria, 1250 Ninth St. NW in the Shaw neighborhood, on Tuesday featuring more than 85 brands of mezcal and southern Mexican-inspired food. The 88-seat restaurant located across from the Walter E.
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Oyamel's shrine honoring El Santo. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Dining Dead

Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Honors El Santo Oyamel Cocina Mexicana, 401 7th St. NW, will celebrate its eighth annual celebration of Day of the Dead from Oct. 20–Nov. 2. Dating back to the time of the Aztecs, the Mexican holiday celebrates and honors friends and family members who
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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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