Baker’s Daughter

Image: Breakfast Sandwich Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  Ivy City is open 7 Days a Week from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.  The downtown location in the Eaton Hotel is 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. The Chinatown location is 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Seating available at all locations. Overview: A pandemic fix to […]

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Café Riggs

Image: Peas Last Updated: August 2021 Current Status: The grand space formally known as Gordon Biersch has the dining room, bar, and streatery open for sit-down dining.  They also do take-out if you ever felt like ordering room service to your house. Overview: New owners of the hotel renovated the building to something nicer.  They […]

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Lucky Danger – DC Location Closed

Image: The Aftermath Last Updated: September 2021 Current Status: The American Chinese spot moved to an Arlington location.  The old Prather’s spot is now Bar Chinois. There have been some unusual twist in the last year or so when it comes to D.C. dining, for example Kevin Tien is now running a restaurant out of […]

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Tonari Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Clam and Seaweed Pizza First Visit: February 2020 There are a couple things people might say to explain Tonari.  The first thing they might note is that it is in the old Graffiato space and the team from neighboring Daikaya took it over once they a had a realization of what to do with […]

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Poca Madre – Closed

Image: Tuna and Uni Tostada Last Visited: November 2019 Poca Madre is an excellent restaurant that has found its groove. You enter from the side of the building, around the corner from Taco Bamba, and pass into a high-ceiling oasis where Chef/Owner Victor Albisu serves upscale Mexican cuisine.  Nearly all leave impressed.  Rather than starting […]

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minibar

Image: Sun Choke and Hay Cheese in media res. Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  They have reopened! Before Times Review: First Visit: November 2019 To go to minibar is to ponder many big questions about economics, art, time, and taste, among other topics.  It is a multi-hour immersive experience.  It is to dining what […]

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Karma Modern Indian

Image: Chicken Jodhpur Last Updated: 7/19/2020 Current Status:  They have outdoor and indoor seating open. You can order take-out directly from them (with a discount), or delivery through 3rd party providers. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visited: September 2019 On a block just out of the foot traffic of Chinatown, light spills out from […]

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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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