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Image: The Teamster Last Updated: April 2021 Current Status: Many places switched to simpler food to get through the crisis.  Coconut Club was one of those places when it opened a ghost kitchen selling sandwiches called Crush Subbies.  Coconut Club closed up shop though, and the guy behind the subs, Pete Sitcov, looked to open […]

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Compass Rose

Image: Pre-pandemic shot. Last Updated: April 2021 Current Status: Rose Previte’s original world streetfood spot keeps going like the little engine that could.  Now it has expanded outdoor seating options for dine-in that include a steetery designed like a Eurail car.  They take reservations. They are also doing take-out and delivery.  On Saturdays, there is […]

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Le Diplomate

Image: Bread Basket Last Updated: 6/8/2020 Current Status:  It has opened for sit-down service taking advantage of its large patio stretching down the side-street.  Reserve via website and Opentable.  It continues to do Take-out and Delivery.  Tom Sietsema wants everyone to know that the delivery option is very good. Gift Cards – for all Starr […]

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Lupo Verde

Image: Pasta with sausage. Last Updated: 6/8/2020 Current Status:  Lupo Verde – along with all Lupo Osteria in the Palisades and Lupo Marino at the Wharf, are doing patio dining in addition to Take-out and Delivery. Staff Relief Fund – covering all Lupo locations and the affiliated Tunnicliff’s Tavern. Before Times Review: Last Visited: September […]

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Etto

Image:  The oven at Etto. Last Updated: 6/3/2020 Current Status: As of June 3, Etto is back to doing Take-out, including some of their funky wine list.  They have a patio, but have yet to open it up.  This was the first place we ordered from in March, and it was so good to know […]

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Baan Thai – Closed

Image: Interior art at Baan Thai UPDATE:  Baan Thai closed at the end of 2019.  Chef P’Boom plans to open Baan Siam in Mt. Vernon in 2020. Last Visited: June 2019 A treasure resides on 14th Street through an inconspicuous door and up the stairs.  At Baan Thai you can usually walk in and, in […]

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Week in Review at 17° CxNW – 5/26/19

Image:  Eva Marie Saint on the train in North by Northwest (1959). This week we added a place to the recommended restaurant list, published a review and continued our hunt for great neighborhood wine shops.  On Saturday, we posted about the Civil War General that started Memorial Day.   He was called Black Jack Logan, but […]

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Birch & Barley

Image: Weathered but Renewing Birch & Barley Last Updated: 6/5/2020 Current Status: Birch & Barley/Churchkey have combined forces with other elements of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group to create a single outlet for take-out and delivery drawing from many of the restaurants and most importantly making Bluejacket beer available.  You can also dip into Churchkey’s collection. […]

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