Shibuya Eatery

Image: Shaved beef with simmered onion and Udon noodles in broth. Last Updated: September 2021 Current Status:  They have a large streatery for sit-down.  They can also do take-out, though there is no link for it on the website. Overview:  Years ago, Darren Norris opened a large open restaurant in City Vista.  Kushi served all […]

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Grand Duchess

Image: Shrimp Scampi. Last Updated: August 2021 Current Status:  Open for sit-down inside and on a small sidewalk area.  They will do take-out too. Overview: The low-key bar has upgraded its menu hiring a chef that worked previously at Fiola Mare and Martin’s Tavern.  The food is solid with a few fun twists like Philly […]

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El Tamarindo

Image: Pupusas (at-home plating, not theirs). Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: El Tamarindo built out a large tented area for outdoor seating.  They also do take-out/delivery. El Tamarindo is often pointed to as an example of a very D.C. phenomenon:  The Salvadoran – Mexican restaurant.  Forty years ago, unrest in Central America created waves […]

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Bul

Last Updated: 5/31/2021 Current Status:  The spicy and underrated Korean spot in Adams Morgan is doing take-out and delivery and sit-down service. Gift Cards Summary: Cuisine: Korean Neighborhood: Adams Morgan Address: 2431 18th St NW, Washington DC Website: http://www.buldc.com/ Reservations: Walk- in. Phone (202)-798-2852    

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Reveler’s Hour

Image: Guanciale over Bucatini Last Updated: 7/9/2020 Current Status: Reveler’s Hour is opening its dining room for sit-down service starting July 3, Wednesday to Sunday.  They will serve a 3-course dinner for $45 per person, available only by reservations. Additional guidance from their site: Time limit of 1 hour and 45 minutes. Reservations may be […]

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The Imperial

Image: Behind the bar Last Updated: 7/25/2021 Current Status: The Imperial is doing sit-down dining inside and on the rooftop patio. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visit: December 2019 The Imperial is a bright beacon at the intersection of Florida, 18th and U, at the bottom of the Adams Morgan hill.  The light pours […]

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Week in Review – 12/8/19

Image: David Vestal, New York City (1950). This week, we added a place to our recommended restaurant list, and thankfully there were no big closures (though Baan Thai is moving up).  We also reviewed a place that we do think is worth paying the cab fare to get there.  Here is the week that was […]

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Himalayan Heritage Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Vegetable Dumplings. Last Updated: 6/5/2021 Current Status:  It appears they are back to dine-in, but call to confirm.  They are doing Take-out and Delivery of the menu.  Get 10% off if you order by phone – (202) 483-9300. Last Visited: November 2019 Near the bottom of the strip in Adams Morgan, but north of […]

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