Category Archives: DC

Mirabelle

Mirabelle, web site, 900 16th Street MW, Washington, DC, 202-506-3833 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Michelin | City Paper | Ylp]   With Charles Philipponnat   Note that the … Continue reading

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The sushi restaurant in the D.C. Trump International Hotel

Sushi Nakazawa, web site, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, 202-289-3515 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] I offer a mostly sociological review in my latest Bloomberg column. When I went … Continue reading

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Kaliwa

Kaliwa, web site, 751 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC, 202-516-4739 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] One of the best ethnic restaurants in DC right now, and the … Continue reading

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Reren

Reren, web site, 817 7th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-290-3577 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Chinese, mix of Shanghai and Sichuan, plus some Japanese too. Small, cheap. I would not … Continue reading

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Bistro Aracosia

Bistro Aracosia, web site, 5100 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Washington, DC, 202-363-0400 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] One of the best ethnic restaurants in DC, and indeed one of the best … Continue reading

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Chiko

Chiko, web site, 423 8th SE, Washington, DC, 202-558-9934 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] Chinese and Korean and fusion, this place is all the rage … Continue reading

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Maydan

Maydan, web site, 1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC, 202-370-3696, dinner only. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] Food from the Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moroccan, and … Continue reading

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Bresca

Bresca, web site, 1906 14th St NW, Washington, DC, 202-518-7926 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Not Italian but rather more of a nouvelle blend, expensive, has some very … Continue reading

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Menomale

Menomale, web site, 2711 12th St NE, Washington, DC, 202-248-3946 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Dan Tallarico] The best pizza around. Neapolitan. Like letters of recommendation, … Continue reading

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Supra

Supra, web site, 1205 11th St NW, Washington, DC, 202-789-1205 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] There are two questions here. The first is how well do you know … Continue reading

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