Maïz64

Image: Tortillas about to be served. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: Open for dine-in.  Orders can be placed via phone (according to the website) for pickup. Overview:  Maïz64 deserves attention.  As a fine-dining Mexican restaurant, it is making a claim to be taken seriously, yet be a vibrant, fun spot on the lower part […]

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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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Rice

Image: Crispy Chicken Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: The long reliable 14th Street destination for Thai reopened as a market.  They are doing take-out and delivery meals, plus food stuffs and other products in the shop. With the relaxing of the COVID rules, they added some tables back both inside and outside. The menu […]

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Compliments Only

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: 7/5/21 Current Status:  It open for sit-down service and is taking advantage of its large, bordering on iconic, streatery.  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: 6/5/2021 Current Status:  Lupo Verde – along with all Lupo Osteria in the Palisades and Lupo Marino at the Wharf, are back to full sit-down, 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: […]

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Etto

Image:  The oven at Etto. Last Updated: 6/6/2021 Current Status:  Etto has added back limited seating.  They are doing patio dining only for the time being.  Reservations on the site.  Take-out continues as well. This was the first place we ordered from in March, and it was so good to know it hung in there. […]

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