THE THRILLEST NATIONAL - August 2014 - "Beyond Sushi & Ramen: Japanese Chefs Recommend 9 Lesser-Known Foods" highlights Chef Chris Clime sharing his thoughts on lesser-known Japanese ingredients.
FOODSERVICE CONSULTANT MAGAZINE-AMERICAN EDITION - Summer 2014 - Chef/ Owner Jeff Tunks is featured in a four page spread, "Born & Bred to be a Chef", highlighting PassionFish.
RESTAURANT BUSINESS ONLINE - May 2014 - "Feeding Gen Z" quotes Owner/ Chef Jeff Tunks on PassionFish's children's menu and Beginner's Sushi Roll.
ZAGAT DC - January 2014 - “Hearty, Healthy Winter Eats Around DC” includes PassionFish's Red Thai Curry Lobster Claypot.
ZAGAT DC - January 2014 - Includes Chris Clime's "Scup" Ceviche in "Where to Find Your Hometown Eats Around DC".
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - 2013, 2012, 2011 - PassionFish was listed as one of 100 "Best Restaurants" in the Washington D.C. area.
CRAB SOUP COOKOFF - 2013- Roasted Butternut Squash & Crab Bisque won both People's Choice & Judge's 1st Place Prize as Best Alternative Crab Soup.
THE WASHINGTON POST - December 2011 - The restaurants of Passion Food Hospitality are featured for their increase in holiday parties for the season compared to other DC locations and trends.
DC MODERN LUXURY - July/August 2011 - PassionFish was included in the magazine's annual dining guide as a top location in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - July 2011 - PassionFish's Po'Boy was named one of the Best Po'Boys in Washington, DC for the magazine's annual "Best Of" issue.
WASHINGTON FLYER MAGAZINE - March/April 2011 - The bucket of Fried Ipswich Clams with Butter Pickle Tartar Sauce was featured as one of the magazine's Favorite Dishes as part of their "Top 100 Restaurants" feature.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - February 2011 - The bar of PassionFish was selected as one of the 75 Greatest Bars in DC and was ranked one of the top bars for "Eat and Drink.".
EXPRESS NIGHT OUT - February 2011 - Jeff Tunks' recipe for "True Grits" was featured in a story on "Oscar-Inspired" dishes, perfect for the 2011 Academy Awards, both online and in print.
TAILGATER MONTHLY - January/February 2011 - Chef de cuisine Chris Clime was featured in the magazine as an authority on how to maximize flavor when grilling and barbecuing.
MODERN DC BUSINESS MAGAZINE - January 2011 - PassionFish was selected as an alternative location for "power lunches" in the Metropolitan Area.
WTOP RADIO - January 2011 - Nycci Nellis highlighted the Half Price Wine Week deal at PassionFish as a top restaurant to visit during her show "The List Are You On It."
RESTON PATCH - January 2011 - PassionFish featured as a top restaurant participating in Reston Restaurant Week.
WASHINGTONIAN.COM BEST BITES BLOG - January 2011 - PassionFish's Valentine's Day menu featured as a top romantic restaurant.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE'S BEST BITES BLOG - December 2010 - PassionFish named "Readers' Pick" as one of three Best Seafood Restaurants in the area.
NATIONAL CULINARY REVIEW - Winter 2010 - Wine and Beverage Director Scott Clime and chef de cuisine Chris Clime were featured for their superb wine and food pairings.
WUSA9 TV - December 2010 - Chef Chris Clime demonstrated how to make a winning Seafood Gumbo in celebration of the launch of Dine America, a nationwide campaign to support Gulf Seafood in restaurants nationwide, including PassionFish.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - July 2010 - PassionFish was featured in Washingtonian's Best Of Issue as a "Top Catch of the Day" for the Best Clams Casino.
THE WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE - April 2010 - PassionFish is one of six restaurants featured in the "Best Bets: Novel Kids' Fare" roundup for its creative kids' items such as the Beginner's Sushi Roll and Beach Buckets.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE'S BEST BITES BLOG - December 2010 - The magazine's Food Editors named the Whole Fresh Flounder Fried Two Ways with Tamarind and Fish Sauce one of the Top 40 Dishes of 2010.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE - November 2010 - PassionFish was listed as one of the "50 Best Restaurants" of 2010 with a rating of 8.2 for food, 8.4 for ambience, and 8.3 for service.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - April 2010 - In the "Best of Reston & Herndon", PassionFish was listed as one of eight top dining destinations in the Reston area for its quality seafood-focused menu.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - January 2010 - PassionFish's "Red Thai Curry" is named one of the "Best Dishes" in D.C. for 2009.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - January 2010 - PassionFish was listed as one of 100 "Best Restaurants" in the Washington D.C. area for 2009.
ESQUIRE MAGAZINE - October 2009 - Featured in Esquire Magazine's "20 Best Restaurants of 2009" PassionFish was selected as one of the "15 More Restaurants Not to Miss".
NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE - May 2009 - PassionFish named one of "Northern Virginia's Very Best Restaurants."
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - 2009 - PassionFish named as one of the "100 Very Best Restaurants" in Washington, DC.
RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON - 2009 - PassionFish nominated for Best New Restaurant RAMMY Award.
JOHN MARIANI'S VIRTUAL GOURMET NEWSLETTER - October 2009 - John Mariani features PassionFish as one of the top restaurants in Washington D.C. "If you're visiting DC and have the time and wheels, PassionFish is well worth the gas; if you live nearby, you are very lucky indeed to have a place of this caliber."
RESTAURANT BUSINESS MAGAZINE - October 2009 - PassionFish received a Clean Plate Award for the Best Fried Clam Bucket.
THE WASHINGTON POST - July 2009, - the crab cakes at DC Coast named one of the area's seven best by the Food Section in a round-up, "The Lump Sum."
CAPITOL FILE - Summer 2009 - PassionFish featured in DISH as a foodie-friendly restaurant with great interior design in Dining by Décor. "Like an ocean liner at 10,000 square feet, this maritime-inspired restaurant creates a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere with its shimmering interior in a watery palette of blue and silver."
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - March 2009 - PassionFish included as having one of the "Best Bars" in the tri-state area.
WASHINGTON FLYER - January/February 2009 - PassionFish featured as newest restaurant to open in the past few months.
WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - January 2009 - PassionFish featured in "Best Bites" where editors claim that the "Most successful dishes are PassionFish's alone; Fried Oysters are dabbed with Tarragon Aioli and set atop cool ribbons of Apple... and a simply Whole Roasted Branzino with Meyer Lemon becomes a standout with a slathering of herb-packed green sauce."
PLATE MAGAZINE - January 2009 - Chef Chris Clime included in Citrus-Spiked Crudo and Carpaccios article which features the Hamachi Crudo with Ruby Red Grapefruit, JalapeÈo, Sweet Soy and Green Tea Sea Salt.