Muchas Gracias

Image: Chicken Tinga Verde Burrito Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: The tiny spot serving Mexican classics with panache has seating indoors (just a few tables) and outdoors (both front and back).  Of course, they continue to do take-out and delivery. It is a strange twist of fate that led to Muchas Gracias coming to […]

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I’m Eddie Cano

Last Updated: 6/28/2020 Current Status: The straightforward, post-industrial dining room is now open to serve down-home Italian.  Outdoor seating is also available.  They do not take reservations, but you can check the waitlist.  They are doing take-out and delivery, check the website for options. They are selling olive oil, drinks and bread – plus donations […]

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Week in Review at 17° CxNW – 6/2/19

Image: Hedy Lamarr and James Stewart in Come Live With Me (1941) Here is a recap of the week that was on the site. Added to the Recommended Restaurant list: Seven Reasons – Three of the most interesting restaurants in Washington right now are about a block apart.  Maydan’s giant hearth has been pulling in […]

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D.C. Wine Shops – Magruder’s in Chevy Chase

Image: “Italian, French, German…” Old school signage and faux grapes at Magruder’s We have been surveying the landscape for good neighborhood wine shops in Washington, D.C.  This week we highlight a place located just before the Chevy Chase Circle at the top of Connecticut. Magruder’s – The sign says it has been in business since […]

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