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Shrimp and Grits with DNV Restaurant
WUSA9 says Chef Yo Matsuzaki, executive chef at DNV Rooftop, shows how to make the perfect grits.
July 21, 2016

Relive Childhood with These Nostalgic Desserts
 Eater DC knows wanting to grow up faster is the hallmark of childhood. But seriously, kids don’t know how good they have it. Sure, it’s great not having to pay bills, argue about politics, or commute to work via Metro every morning.
July 19, 2016

About Tonight: July 19, 2016
DCist talks about Cars, Beach Boys, and Chefs. Find out how well chefs can mix drinks during the return of Chefs Behind Bars, a benefit for No Kid Hungry.
July 19, 2016

Things to Do in DC This Week (July 18-20): Gypsy-Jazz, A Rocky Horror Singalong, and Belgian Beers
The Washingtonian talks about a palate cleanse: six of the area’s culinary masters are giving mixology a try as part of the benefit competition Chefs Behind Bars at DNZ Rooftop (pictured).
July 18, 2016

11 things to do in the D.C. area the week of July 18-22
The Washington Post has the list of things to do in D.C.
July 18, 2016

This Week in DC: July 18-24
Bitches Who Brunch are SO excited for Belgian Restaurant Week! Up next, there’s the 7 for 7 Dinner and Foute Party. When you’re not partying with Belgians, head to happy hours, Brew At The Zoo, and brunch.
July 18, 2016

This Summer, Keep It Chill with Frozen Drinks
The Washington Post likes to keep it chill.
July 8, 2016

6 Rooftop Bars to Cool You off This Summer
Capitol File Magazine thinks wining and dining out should never mean spending laid-back summer evenings indoors. Have fun from morning to night under the sun with these six rooftop bar spots in DC.
July 7, 2016

These Cherry Coke and Creamsicle Cocktails Are Making Us Feel Like Kids Again (Where's That Fake ID?)
Bravo says as grown-ups (or should we say "grown-ups"), we've never managed to get over our taste for popsicles, floats, cereal and certain retro sodas. And thanks to the new wave of nostalgia-soaked cocktails, we don't even have to try. Here, six favorite 21-and-over drinks that balance sophistication with a slew of deliciously juvenile-inspired inspirations.
July 6, 2016

D.C. Aims High with Rise of Hotel Rooftops
The Washington Diplomat says in D.C., the places to be are movin’ on up. For too long, D.C.’s streets have had all the fun. Now it’s the rooftops’ turn. Until recently, most hotels didn’t make use of the space above the top floor, but that’s changing now — and rapidly.
July 1, 2016

8 Boozy Cocktails That Will Remind You of Your Favorite Childhood Treats
Food & Wine has the recipie for Red Sangria 'Selfie Stick' (Icy Pops/Otter Pops) from DNV Rooftop Lounge.
June 29, 2016

Love frozen cocktails? Head to 14th Street NW.
Washington Post features summer drinks at DNV rooftop pool bar including the The Text Your Ex Slush.
June 21, 2016

Find Barbecue From Around the World Without Leaving Home
Chef Yo Matsuzakis robata grill at Zentan enables him to cook traditional Japanese kushi (skewers).
June 15, 2016

DC Hotel Pools Open to the Public for Swimming and Partying
The Washingtonian recommends drinking summery cocktails and having brunch by the pool at the DNV Rooftop Lounge.
May 27, 2016

Celebrate Outdoor Drinking Season at DC's Best Rooftop Bars
Thrillist DC is in heaven at DNV rooftop bar. Featuring the best views of the city, happy hour, snacks, and live music.
May 24, 2016

5 Brunches to Try This Weekend
Brightest Young Things wants to sip cocktails beside the DNV rooftop pool and enjoy brunch with a view.
May 19, 2016

Spring into rooftop season at these top spots
USA Today highlights DNV Rooftop Lounge bar fare, weekend brunch, drinks and events overlooking the nation's capitol.
May 18, 2016

10 Hottest Rooftop Restaurants & Bars in DC
Zagat DC views the DNV rooftop bar as a Hollywood movie scene, both laid-back and sophisticated with its pool and a beach-getaway feel.
May 16, 2016

5 Rooftops to Get You in the Summer Mood
DC Modern Luxury touts stunning views and poolside dining at the DNV rooftop on top of the Donovan Hotel.
May 12, 2016

Cocktails Take Flight
Wine Enthusiast features head bartender Matt Allred’s collection of wee-sized tipples.
May 5, 2016

Zentan’s Chef Shares a Traditional Bento Box
Edible DC highlights Chef Yo and his traditional bento box for cherry blossom season.
March 22, 2016 – Edible DC

Cheers to the Weekend: The Japanese
Matt Allred joins FOX 5 News to mix up a drink called “The Japanese” from his chotto ippai cocktail flight.
March 18, 2016 – FOX 5 DC

Zentan’s Chirashi Bowl is Worth a Try

Washington Post features Chef Yo’s chirashi bowl for its fun and filling ingredients.
February 11, 2016 – Washington Post

Zagat DC: 6 New Tasting Menus to Try in DC
Chef Yo Matsuzaki’s kuidaore menu highlighted as a new tasting menu to try.
January 11, 2016

Eater National: Beyond Brodo: 10 Broth Cocktails to Try
Matt Allred’s Tōmorokoshi Cider featured in Eater’s broth cocktail trend piece.
November 20, 2015

The Washington Post: In its fourth year, Chefs for Equality is like a celeb chef mini-reunion
Zentan’s duck ramen highlighted as crowd favorite at Chefs for Equality by The Reliable Source.
October 21, 2015

USA Today: How the Rest of the World Barbecues
USA Today Travel spotlights Chef Yo Matsuzaki for his Japanese robatayaki.
July 14, 2015

DC Modern Luxury: 5 Top Bartenders and Their Signature Drinks
Matt Allred Featured Among the 50 Finest in DC Modern Luxury’s Restaurant Issue.
July 2015

A New Spin on Hotdogs: The Tokyo Dog
Men’s Health magazine highlights Chef Yo Matsuzaki’s Tokyo dog recipe.
April 30, 2015

How To Make Campari Fruit Roll-Ups
Food & Wine Magazine features DNV Rooftop’s Handlebar cocktail with a Campari roll-up.
March 24, 2015

Best Japanese Restaurants in Washington DC
Thrillist names Zentan one of the top Japanese restaurants in DC.
February 19, 2015

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