Taqueria Habanero

Image: Some dishes are easier to share than others. Last Updated: December 2022 Current Status: Sit-down, take-out and delivery. Overview: D.C. now has enough reliably good taco spots that a legitimate debate can happen over which one is the best.  Taqueria Habanero has been a title contender since it opened nearly a decade ago.  It […]

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Thip Khao

Image: Sausage and Salad. Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status: Open for dine-in with indoor and outdoor (uncovered) seating.  Take-out and delivery available. Overview: Thip Khao is a D.C. treasure.  An idea that became a phenomenon and is now a fixture.  Chef Seng Luangrath is a leader of the Lao Food Movement and this space, […]

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Anafre

Image: Salmon al Carbón with shrimp, papas con rajas, and garlic spinach. Last Updated: July 2022 Current Status: They are open for sit-down service in the restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.  You can order take-out directly from them and it is listed with several delivery services. Overview: Anafre is the first version of a […]

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Los Hermanos

Image: Mofongo and Chicken Last Updated: May 2021 Current Status: The fact so many Dominican pro ballplayers happily eat from Los Hermanos is a pretty good endorsement.  The gem of Dominican favorites in Columbia Heights has taken out its seating (at least prior to May 21 DC re-opening).  But they do have lots of good […]

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Makan

Image: Nasi Lemak take-out. Last Updated: 4/10/2021 Current Status:  James Wozniuk is the chef behind Makan that has filled a void in D.C. dining by bringing back Malaysian cuisine.  The restaurant had the great misfortune of opening in March 2020.  It held on and is now doing sit-down with outdoor seating plus take-out and delivery.  […]

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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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Bombay Street Food

Image: Chicken Tikka Masala, Daal, Saag Panir Last Updated: April 17, 2021 Current Status:  Bombay Street Food just keeps going.  They opened a third location which they are calling an “Express” in North Dupont.  Open for dine-in, take-out and delivery.   Before Times Write-up: First Visit: November 2019 Bombay Street Food is one of the […]

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