Room 11

Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  The excellent bar with very good food has expanded its offerings during the ‘Rona times.  The patio is now open for sit-down service Wednesday – Sunday, 5 pm – 9 pm.  They have partnered with Matt Crowley, formerly of Spoken English, to do a sandwich shop and more – including […]

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Week in Review – 10/20/19

Image: Edinburgh Zoo Penguins Walk by Werner Bischof (1950). It was a big week in D.C. with the Nationals making the World Series, which we celebrated with our Saturday art post about the last Washington world series team – the 1948 Washington Homestead Grays of the Negro Leagues.  In dining news, we take note of […]

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Astoria Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Water Boiled Beef Last Updated: 6/9/2020 Current Status: Astoria will reopen Wednesday, 6/10/2020, for patio seating.  For the patio make a reservation by emailing astoriadcllc@gmail.com – include your full name, phone number, party size & preferred seating time. Take-out and delivery continues. Employee Relief Fund: Venmo @astoria_dc.  “All proceeds will be split amongst the […]

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Hanumanh Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Mixing and dishing Last Updated: 6/5/2020 Current Status: Closed. Sister restaurant Thip Khao is doing take-out if you want a Lao food fix. Gift Cards Employee Relief Fund (For Thip Khao and related restaurants) Before Times Review: First Visit: July 2019 Chef Seng Luangrath took a chance on Laotian food and the gamble paid […]

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The Riggsby

Image: Deviled Eggs at The Riggsby Last Visited: February 2020 The Riggsby opened as an oasis of good food in a patch north of Dupont Circle that was largely barren of fine dining choices.  It served excellent cocktails and had a decent wine list.  The food was hearty, nostalgic American.  It was an old school, […]

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Update: Prather’s Added to 17° Recommended Restaurant List

Photo: Hangar Steak at Prather’s on the Alley Today we add Prather’s on the Alley to the list of recommended restaurants.  Though it is not really in an alley, just that funny jig on Eye Street at 5th.  To find this place and other great places to eat in Washington, D.C., check out our site.  […]

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