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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Bad Saint

Last Updated: 5/24/2020 Current Status: Bad Saint closed in March and has not re-opened in any fashion yet.  They do have gift cards and merch!  Hope they get to use that sidewalk! Employee Relief Fund Summary: Cuisine: Filipino Neighborhood: Columbia Heights/Petworth Address: 3226 11th St NW, Washington DC Website: http://www.badsaintdc.com/ Reservations: http://www.badsaintdc.com/reservations  

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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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Tequila & Mezcal Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Guac! First Visited: August 2019 The team behind the excellent Taqueria Habanero opened this spot a couple blocks south.  It is a little spiffier than the taqueria with a proper bar and plates that go beyond just tacos.  The tacos are upgraded too, with new takes, including a rich Campechano with chorizo and a […]

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Queen’s English Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Plate and plating meld.  “Celtuce and Cucumber” salad, with smoked trout roe, red vinegar, garlic. Last Updated: 6/9/2020 Current Status: Queen’s English survived to the one-year mark.  It is doing sit-down on its patio (weather permitting) plus take-out.  Open Thursday to Sunday. Gift Cards Before Times Review: First Visit: June 2019 Like Rooster & […]

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Week in Review 6/9/19

Image: Mojito at Little Havana (El Presidente in background) Below we recap the week that was at 17° Cork by Northwest. Two places were added to Recommended List: Little Havana – Alfredo Solis, the guy behind El Sol and Mezcalero, opened this fun, bright Cuban spot last year.  It is a great neighborhood spot, but […]

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Little Havana added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List – Closed

Image: In case you forget to tell your friends where you went. UPDATE:  Little Havana closed.  It is now Anafre, also by Alfredo Solis. First Visit: June 2019 Little Havana recently had a near-death experience.  Chef/Owner Alfredo Solis was ready to throw in the towel on the concept, and he went so far as to […]

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