Lucky Danger

Image: The Aftermath Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: The American Chinese spot remains true to the take-out and delivery only model.  No announced plans for reversion to Prather’s or adding dine-in. There have been some unusual twist in the last year or so when it comes to D.C. dining, for example Kevin Tien is […]

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Gypsy Kitchen

Image: Kibbeh with bulgur parsley salad Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: This spot in the old Masa 14 on 14th Street has inside seating, sidewalk seating, and a valuable rooftop all available for dine-in.  The site says they continue to do take-out and delivery, but the link is out, so you may have to call […]

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Week in Review – 6/13/21

Image: Robert Capa “Le Café de Flore” (July 1952) © Robert Capa. On Friday bars and nightclubs in the District that did not qualify for full capacity as a restaurant were able to open to 100%.  Something we celebrated with our Saturday art posting.  It was a busy week on the site and in the […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Titian

Image: Titian, The Andrians (1523-1526) Oil on Canvas. Last night marked the first time clubs and bars (that do not serve food) in D.C. could be at full capacity.  In honor of the moment, we chose a scene of bacchanalia for our Saturday art post.  So, as modern-day revelers stumble from bed and ponder if […]

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Immigrant Food

Image: Madam VP’s Heritage Bowl Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: Immigrant Food is serving up its bowls of goodness for dine-in, take-out and delivery.  It is generally walk-in, but you can make brunch reservations.  Note that in addition to the shop on Pennsylvania Ave., they also have a location at Union Market. As the […]

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Muchas Gracias

Image: Chicken Tinga Verde Burrito Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: The tiny spot serving Mexican classics with panache has seating indoors (just a few tables) and outdoors (both front and back).  Of course, they continue to do take-out and delivery. It is a strange twist of fate that led to Muchas Gracias coming to […]

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Moon Rabbit

Image: Chicken – battered and lacquered. Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: One of the crazier – as in weird – things that happened in 2020 was that a popular new restaurant essentially imploded.  As a result, the very talented Chef Kevin Tien walked away from what appeared to be a passion project named after […]

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Week in Review – 6/6/21

Image: Ginger Rogers Trends are emerging in the D.C. dining scene.  One trend is that nearly every establishment is looking for talent.  Landing pages have pop-ups showing starting salaries.  Social media and signs in windows announce vacancies for all positions.  This seems to be the limitation on coming back to full occupancy more than health […]

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