Daru

Image: Sunchoke Chaat Last Updated: December 2021 Current Status: Open for sit-down.  Proof of vaccination required.  Take-out and Delivery also available Overview: Daru was slammed from its opening, and that was before people were able to see how good the food is.  So, whatever night you can get in we suggest you grab a slot […]

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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: May 25, 2021 Current Status: Astoria is moving to dine-in only, and shutting down take-out, delivery.  It is a beautiful little spot with great food.  Go in person and enjoy! Employee Relief Fund: Venmo @astoria_dc.  “All proceeds will be split amongst the staff at Astoria & our sister restaurant, […]

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Hanumanh

Image: Mixing and dishing Last Updated: March 2022 Current Status: They have reopened. Thursday to Saturday, 5:00 to 10:00. Looks like dine-in only. 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 off.  […]

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The Riggsby – Closed

Image: Deviled Eggs at The Riggsby Current Status:  Closed for Good.  Name and concept moving to Bethesda at last check. 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 […]

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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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