Stellina Pizzeria

Image: A Slice of joy. Last Updated: June 2022 Current Status:  Now with three locations.  With indoor and outdoor seating.  Takeout and Delivery options as well as “bodega” products are also available. Overview: Stellina opened in spring 2019, the product of Lupo Verde alums.  It may have been luck that the focus of its cuisine […]

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Annabelle

Last Updated: 7/25/20 Current Status: Annabelle is a new restaurant with a lot of history behind it.  It occupies the spot once held by pioneering Restaurant Nora.  In the kitchen is a local legend Frank Ruta.  In one pre-shutdown visit, it was still settling in.  But this is a serious place doing serious food. Currently […]

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Week in Review – 7/26/20

Image: Burger in a Car Every week that does not result in catastrophe for the dining world seems like a triumph at this point.  There was one notable closure locally, the neighborhood standout Coppi’s.  They promise to be back and considering all they have been through, we believe they will.   Out of town, Ludo Lefebvre’s […]

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Changed Dining World

Image: Stanko Abadžic, “Curiosity” (Prague 2000). Our D.C. Dining Guide’s Plan Going Forward We would like to update you on what we have been doing with this site for the last couple months and our plans going forward.  Covid forced the restaurant industry to take stock and our plucky little site must adapt as well.  […]

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The Rhymes of History

Image: Marching to Black Lives Matter Plaza under Scott Circle Two weeks ago, among the thousands who took to the streets to protest injustice and inequality, I was struck how Washington, D.C. can be so rich in history that many may not even realize it. Those in the streets protesting under the banner of Black […]

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Sabydee – Closed

Last Updated: jJahttps://www.popville.com/2022/01/sabydee-thai-lao-cuisine-space-for-lease-in-mount-pleasant/nuary 2022 Current Status:  The tiny spot with huge flavors is open in Mt. Pleasant closed in January 2022. Summary: Cuisine: Lao (and Thai) Neighborhood: Columbia Heights/Petworth Address: 3211 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington D.C. 20010 Website: Facebook Page Reservations: Walk-in Other Critics/Voices: Washington Post:  Tim Carman wrote an ode. Washingtonian – No […]

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Red Bear Brewing Co.

Last Updated: 6/16/2020 Current Status:  The big bar in the middle of the room tells you they are about beer.  The beer is pretty good.  The scene is friendly (the fact that REI is next door is on point).  They are open for sit-down on the patio, reservations HERE.  They are offering take-out and (and […]

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Cane

Last Updated: November 2022 Current Status:  They are open for dine-in and continue to do take-out and delivery. Overview:  Cane does the food from the Caribbean, especially the food of Trinidad where the owner Jeanine Prime and her brother, opening chef Peter Prime, grew up.  Chef  Prime, made a mark at Spark before it closed […]

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