Category Archives: DC

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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Arroz

Arroz, web site, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 202-869-3300 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | Zagat | Ylp] Located inside a big hotel complex (Marriott Marquis), this Mike Isabella Moroccan-Spanish restaurant is far … Continue reading

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&pizza

&pizza, web site, 705 H St NW, Washington, DC, 202-558-7569 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] I was walking from Union Station to about NY Ave. and 11th, … Continue reading

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Bindaas

Bindaas, web site, 3309 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 202-244-6550 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Gayot] From the people who brought you Rasika, this place is … Continue reading

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Esencias Panameñas

Esencias Panameñas, web site, 3322 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-688-7250 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Gayot] Quite a charming place, and as far as I know the only … Continue reading

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Chercher Ethiopian Restaurant and Mart

Chercher Ethiopian Restaurant and Mart, web site, 1334 9th St NW, Washington, DC, 202-299-9703 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Could this be DC’s best Ethiopian place right now? … Continue reading

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All-Purpose Pizzeria

All-Purpose Pizzeria, web site, 1250 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-849-6174, lots of lines but going early will work. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Gayot] Washington … Continue reading

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Nazca Mochica

Nazca Mochica, web site, 1633 P Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-733-3170 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] I’ve been here twice, once in the downstairs bar area, the … Continue reading

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