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Rialto’s Executive Chef, Ryan Fichter, Lists 5 Must Try Dishes for Brunch

Rialto’s Executive Chef, Ryan Fichter, Lists 5 Must Try Dishes for Brunch

Breakfast, inarguably is the most important meal of the day, it becomes an instant celebration in the form of the weekend brunch.  As we head into the stressful holiday season, what better way to enjoy this repast than to have someone else make if for you, and if that someone is the staff at Georgetown's newest Italian eatery, Rialto, you can't go wrong.

Diners can enjoy brunch at Rialto on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The restaurant will be serving delicious brunch selections to satisfy the most discerning patrons and palettes. “From creative egg dishes to morning libations, we want to allow our customers to have the perfect start to a weekend morning,” says executive chef Ryan Fichter.“Sleep in a little later than usual, take your time, and head over to Rialto for the pleasure of having our staff pamper you,” he says.

5 Reasons to Give a Restaurant Gift Card for the Holidays

5 Reasons to Give a Restaurant Gift Card for the Holidays

According to the National Restaurant Association, there are more than 980,000 restaurants in the country making it a $660 billion industry. Why does America have so many restaurants and people spend so much in them? The answer is simple: we are a country that likes to dine out. Keeping that in mind, those who are trying to decide what to purchase for holiday gifts this year may want to consider restaurant gift cards for several family members and friends on their list.

“Just about everyone likes to dine out and especially when they are not picking up the tab for the meal,” explains Ryan Fichter, the executive chef at Rialto, a new Italian restaurant in Georgetown. “People enjoy giving and getting gift cards. They have become a sign of our times and are not going away anytime soon.”

Rialto, Georgetown’s New Italian Restaurant, Introduces Lunch Menu

Rialto, Georgetown’s New Italian Restaurant, Introduces Lunch Menu

Chef Fichter’s Special Menu Combines Traditional Favorites with Contemporary Dishes

 

Rialto, Georgetown's new Italian restaurant, will now be serving their deliciously prepared menu items during lunch hour. The restaurant has created and crafted new dishes for the perfect business lunch, private party, or meet up with friends and family, as well as offering the complete dinner menu.

Celebrate National Chocolates Day with a Chocolate Indulgence at Rialto

Celebrate National Chocolates Day with a Chocolate Indulgence at Rialto

National Chocolates Day, that special day all chocolate lovers celebrate, is on November 29, 2013.  This anticipated holiday focuses on the versatility of this "technically classified" vegetable, and chefs everywhere will test their talents in creating the most wonderful culinary delights, from savory to sweet, and everything in between.

 “We plan to create some seriously outstanding and memorable recipes to honor chocolate, and take full advantage of its ability to enhance so many dishes,” says Ryan Fichter, executive chef at Rialto, Georgetown's newest Italian restaurant.

Finally, a food that is so decadent and outrageously perfect, is actually good for you. Not only is chocolate delicious, it has also been attributed to health benefits, from lowering blood pressure, risk of heart disease and stress levels, to protecting the skin from UV radiation and aiding in vision health.

5 Reasons to Book Your Holiday Party at Rialto

5 Reasons to Book Your Holiday Party at Rialto

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and the time to start planning holiday parties is now! It is always a treat to try a new restaurant as the setting for your party, where the food is guaranteed to be delicious and the environment comfortable and chic.  This year, party planners have another option for their holiday parties - Rialto, a new Italian restaurant located in a beautiful historic building in the heart of Georgetown at 2915 M Street, NW Washington, DC.

“Rialto is the perfect location for your holiday celebration, whether it’s a family gathering or an office party,” says Siham Stoops “Cici”, Operations Manager at Rialto. “Choosing Rialto for your holiday party venue provides the wonderful convenience of the setting, food and service,” she says. “The restaurant was designed to be able to transform from a dinner-setting to an office space to a party area, and it can easily fit into any theme that you want.”

THE HAY-ADAMS PRESENTS A FALL WINE DINNER WITH BARBOURSVILLE VINEYARD

THE HAY-ADAMS PRESENTS A FALL WINE DINNER WITH BARBOURSVILLE VINEYARD

The historic hotel will host a Wine Dinner with one of Virginia’s premier vineyards

The Hay-Adams, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, is pleased to announce that on Thursday, October 24, 2013 it will host a Five-Course Wine Dinner in partnership with Barboursville Vineyard. The Hay-Adams Chef Jaime Montes de Oca, Jr. will pair signature Lafayette Restaurant dishes with Barboursville’s featured wines presented by Barboursville Winemaker Luca Paschina.

Try Out Rialto’s Fresh Pasta During National Pasta Month

Try Out Rialto’s Fresh Pasta During National Pasta Month

 

The International Pasta Organisation reports that the United States is the leading consumer of pasta, followed by Italy. The United States alone eats approximately 2,700,000 tons of pasta annually, over one million tons more than Italy. During the month of October, making a point to try a new pasta dish, whether at home or in an Italian restaurant, to help celebrate the month.

Pasta in Italian translates to dough, the main ingredient in pastas. The dough can vary widely from wheat to rice, depending on preference or ethnicity. Centuries after the invention of pasta, noodles come in hundreds of shapes and sizes, from the traditional spaghetti to lasagna to rotini.