Category Archives: DC

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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Lessons from the Washington, D.C. dining scene

Can One Chef’s Approach to Global Fine Dining Catch on in Washington D.C.? Contrary to what many people will insist, it’s now possible to eat excellent Mexican food, including tacqueria-style tacos, in D.C., Northern Virginia and nearby Maryland. But this … Continue reading

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Tiger Fork

Tiger Fork, web site, Blagden Alley, behind 922 N St. NW, Washington, DC, 202-733-1152 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Zagat] Trident / Tiger Fork … Continue reading

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Indigo

Indigo, web site, 243 K St NE, Washington, DC, 202-544-4777, the hours can vary on weekends so do check. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Michelin Guide | Ylp] … Continue reading

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