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 Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Chicken Tikka Masala, Daal, Saag Panir First Visit: November 2019 Bombay Street Food is one of the biggest success stories in D.C. dining over the last year.  Serving very good versions of classic dishes at reasonable prices, it took off.  Targeting the younger population in Columbia Heights, it built a following.  Success was swift […]

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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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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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