Laos in Town

Image: Rolls April 2021 Current Status: Coming in the wake of the success of Thip Khao, Laos in Town is another recent addition for Lao food in D.C.  They took over a large space with a large patio in NoMa, including a bar that faces out as well as in.  Owned by Nick Ongsangkoon, a […]

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Makan

Image: Nasi Lemak take-out. Last Updated: 4/10/2021 Current Status:  James Wozniuk is the chef behind Makan that has filled a void in D.C. dining by bringing back Malaysian cuisine.  The restaurant had the great misfortune of opening in March 2020.  It held on and is now doing sit-down with outdoor seating plus take-out and delivery.  […]

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Thamee

Image: Rice, Shrimp, and Noodles Last Updated: 6/29/2020 Current Status: The shop is doing limited Sunday service only.  During brunch hours you can pick up breakfast tacos from the pop-up, La Tejana.  Later in the day, the menu shifts to  a Burmese fried chicken meal – $25 per person, take-out only. The double-fried quarter chicken […]

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Dolan Uyghur Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Rice noodles with chicken. First Visit: January 2020 Next to Indique in Cleveland Park, Dolan Uyghur serves up hearty food from the rugged mountains and high deserts of what is now the Xinjiang province of China.  Over the centuries, the region’s food collected elements from the various points along the Silk Road that once […]

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Brothers & Sisters

Image: Cake! Almost to scale. Last Updated:  April 2021 Current Status:  After a few stops and starts none of the original concepts in the Line Hotel made it to 2021.  There is still food service but appears to be zombies operating under hotel auspices. Before Times Review: Last Visited: October 2019 The former space of […]

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Chiko

Image: Brisket Last Updated: 5/30/2020 Current Status:  They are doing take-out and delivery out of both locations.  They are also throwing in some occasional menu changes for fun.  This is food created for take-out and made for this moment. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visited: September 2019 The name is a mash-up of Chinese […]

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Succotash

Image: Chicken ‘n Waffle Last Updated: 6/14/2020 Current Status: Succotash was a shining light during the early days of the shutodwn.  Led by Chef/Owner Edward Lee, they began a relief program that provided food and staples to out-of-work service industry employees that lasted until the end of May.  The Washington Harbor location is doing sit-down […]

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American Son

Image: Spaghetti Squash Ssam. Last Visited: August 2019 Chef Tim Ma has been putting out consistently good and creative food for quite some time.  Starting off at Maple Ave and Water and Wall in Virginia, he then opened Kyirisan off U Street three years ago.  Now he has found a place that gives him a […]

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