Sabydee

Last Updated: 6/15/2020 Current Status:  The tiny spot with huge flavors is open in Mt. Pleasant serving Lao and Thai cuisine with take-out and delivery available.  For curious epicureans be sure to read the Carman piece linked below about the variety of menu options.  Call (202) 986-2093, or Seamless and GrubHub. Summary: Cuisine: Lao (and […]

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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: 6/28/2020 Current Status:  Chef Peter Prime did some great work at Spark before opening this spot on H Street.  He appears he has only improved on his signature Caribbean cuisine and its various threads.  They are open for take-out and delivery. Pick-up orders can be placed directly in-person or by calling 202-675-2011.  Pick-up […]

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FishScale

Image: Rockfish with Coleslaw and Sweet Potatoes. Last Updated: 6/15/2020 Current Status: The narrow store front leads to a kitchen turning out fresh, sustainable fish sandwiches, but not ones that are goopy with mayo or breadcrumb-wrapped.  The shop focuses on fish and presents it as cleanly as possible.  You can add a few toppings and […]

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Bistro Aracosia

Image: Lamb Last Updated: 7/18/2020 Current Status:  Bistro Aracosia brings the hearty cuisine of Afghanistan to the Palisades.  They have reopened for dine-in service.  They are also doing take-out with limited delivery.  There are great meat options, but also may vegetarian ones.  Cocktails are also available to go, along with wine. A la Carte orders […]

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Room 11

Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  The excellent bar with very good food has expanded its offerings during the ‘Rona times.  The patio is now open for sit-down service Wednesday – Sunday, 5 pm – 9 pm.  They have partnered with Matt Crowley, formerly of Spoken English, to do a sandwich shop and more – including […]

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Mola

Last Updated: 6/11/2020 Current Status: There are places that we like or don’t.  There are also places that you want to cheer for.  Mola, the cute, sunny Spanish spot in Mt. Pleasant is a spot to cheer for.  And it is good.  And we like it. They are doing two kinds of take-out/delivery options.  They […]

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Indigo

Last Updated:6/5/2020 Current Status: They have opened the picnic tables on the patio for sit-down service.  They continue doing Take-out and Delivery. Summary: Cuisine: Indian Neighborhood: NoMa Address: 243 K St NE, Washington DC 20002 Website: http://www.indigowdc.com/ Reservations: Walk-in Other Critics/Voices: Washington Post: Carman heaped praise in 2014. Washingtonian: Cheap Eats 2017, 2016, 2105. DonRockwell.com […]

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