Ursula Gross

Ursula's Features
Safeway Identities
The Soviet Safeway. The Social Safeway. The Secret Safeway. Grocery stores are just like people--cryptic and easily deducible by a single S-starting identifier. Read on and go forth.

Ursula's Radars Bagels, Etc.
Bagels, Etc.
9/21/2006 Restaurants, Dupont Circle / Adams Morgan — I loved these bagels before I even stepped in the store; they are a favorite of a colleague’s at the...

Fadó Irish Pub
Fado Irish Pub and Restaurant
8/30/2006 Nightlife, Chinatown / Union Station — In my own defense: I didn’t realize that Fado (said like fay-DOUGH, translates to “a long time ago”...

Café La Ruche
Café La Ruche
8/23/2006 Restaurants, Georgetown — Café la Ruche is the type of charming café that often appears in movies. It is where the bohemian he...

Rock Bottom Brewery
Wednesday Happy Hour-Rockbottom Brewery
7/20/2006 Nightlife, Ballston — Dollar pints until 9:00. I could end my blurb right there because it’s not often you find a deal lik...

Carlyle Grand
7/20/2006 Restaurants, Shirlington — Carlyle is not exactly a hide-away or well kept secret in the DC area, but it does live up to its re...