Porchetta District

Image: Porco+ Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  They have some sit-down space for dining in.  Take-out and delivery also available.  Open 10:00 to 5:00 Monday through Saturday. Overview: Not so much a pop-up as a sub-menu in the Georgetown Gourmet deli, Porchetta District serves sandwiches using the famous Italian rolled-pork. They have a few […]

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Week in Review – 10/24/2021

Image: Bert Hardy. A young couple hold hands outside the Granada Cinema, 1st April 1957. This week we added a local, mini-chain of pizza joints to our dining guide for D.C. and revisited a power dining spot.  In news around town, POTUS dines out and the Post’s restaurant critic seems to not understand that he […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Elena

Image: Elena Kiseleva, In the Restaurant, Paris (1911). This week our art post highlights a Russian painter exploring Parisian nightlife after the turn of the century. Elena Kiseleva was born into an academic family, and she initially followed in her father’s footsteps as a student of mathematics.  But, after about bout with typhus, she switched […]

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Andy’s Pizza

Image: The best slice in the world! Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status: Sit-down and take-out vary by location, be sure to confirm.  Currently, the Tyson’s and NoMa locations have sit-down dining as well as take-out and delivery.  The Navy Yard and Alexandria locations are co-located at breweries (Atlas Brew Works and Aslin respectively) with […]

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The Bombay Club

Image: New art. Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  Indoor and outdoor dining available (though check on outdoor as it cools down).  Take-out and delivery also available.  Open for lunch (it is after all a Washington power spot) and dinner.  Closed Sundays. Overview: Now into its fourth decade of existence, The Bombay Club recently got […]

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Week in Review – 10/17/2021

Image: Ervin Marton, Au Petit Bar, Paris (c.1950). This week we added a day cafe from the Gravitas team that is popping up in multiple locations.  We also visited the market that used to be Mola.  There were signs of hope on the local dining scene and some ominous clouds at the national level.  It […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Antonio

Image: Antonio Gattorno, ¿Quiere más café, Don Ignacio? (1936). For our weekly art post we turn to Cuba.  Antonio Gattorno was of the generation before Che and Fidel, who came of age as part of a group of leftist intellectuals called El Grupo Minorista. Gattorno connection to his homeland was strong but fraught.  During an […]

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Baker’s Daughter

Image: Breakfast Sandwich Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  Ivy City is open 7 Days a Week from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.  The downtown location in the Eaton Hotel is 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. The Chinatown location is 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Seating available at all locations. Overview: A pandemic fix to […]

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