Ambar

Last Updated: 6/15/2020 Current Status: Ambar Capitol Hill returns to service on June 17.  They remodeled (well-timed) to expand seating and patio area.  They will offer sit-down service and take-out.  See their site for details.  the Clarendon location is doing take-out/delivery. Gift Cards Employee Relief Fund Summary: Cuisine:  Rest of World (Balkan) Neighborhood: Capitol Hill […]

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Bombay Street Food

Image: Chicken Tikka Masala, Daal, Saag Panir Last Updated: April 17, 2021 Current Status:  Bombay Street Food just keeps going.  They opened a third location which they are calling an “Express” in North Dupont.  Open for dine-in, take-out and delivery.   Before Times Write-up: First Visit: November 2019 Bombay Street Food is one of the […]

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Chiko

Image: Brisket Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status:  They are doing take-out and delivery out of all locations, except for the recently opened Shirlington location that is sit-down only for now, but carry-out coming soon. Overview: Chiko brought together two talented chefs, Danny Lee from the Korean restaurant Mandu and Scott Drewno, who gained acclaim […]

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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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DC Wine Shops – Barracks Row

Photo: Tasting Room at DCanter We’ve been checking out wine shops in D.C. hoping to help you find a great place to buy wine in your neighborhood.  Check out our WINE page for previous coverage.  This week it is Barracks Row.  There are two small shops walking distance from Eastern Market and the metro stop […]

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