Dauphine’s

Image: Shrimp Remoulade Last Updated: August 2021 Current Status: The dining room is open for sit-down service.  The bar is also now open for drinking and dining (we’ll see if that remains the case). Overview: Guided by tradition but not bound by it, Dauphine’s serves food drawing on the cuisine of New Orleans.  For months […]

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Immigrant Food

Image: Madam VP’s Heritage Bowl Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: Immigrant Food is serving up its bowls of goodness for dine-in, take-out and delivery.  It is generally walk-in, but you can make brunch reservations.  Note that in addition to the shop on Pennsylvania Ave., they also have a location at Union Market. As the […]

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Central

Last Updated: 8/14/2021 Current Status: Central closed for a summer break.  They intend to do some renovations and reopen sometime after Labor Day. Gift Cards Summary: Cuisine: French Neighborhood: Downtown Address: 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC Website: http://www.centralmichelrichard.com/ Reservations: Opentable      

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Modena Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Risotto Nero with fried seafood. Last Updated: 8/16/2020 Current Status: Re-opened for sit-down, take-out and delivery. Gift Cards – Knightsbridge Restaurant Group including Annabelle, Bindaas, Bombay Club, Modena, Olivia, Oval Room, Rasika, and Sababa. Before Times Review: Last Visited: September 2019 Modena replaced Bibiana in September 2019.  It is still the same owner, still […]

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Breadline Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Ham Sandwich, French style. Last Updated:  5/30/2020 Current Status:  According to the website they are closed for the foreseeable future, which sounds like forever. Before Times Review: Last Visited: June 2019 Breadline has been serving up lunch for years to legion of fans.  Located a few blocks from the White House, it has salads, […]

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Mirabelle

Image:  What if Humpty-Dumpty was really tasty? Last Updated: 6/10/2020 Current Status:  Closed for Good.  A story in Eater about the make-over of The Oval Room into La Bise mentions in passing that the space will be converted into an Italian spot. Before Times Review: Last Visited: August 2019 In the greater Washington, D.C. area, […]

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The Greek Deli

Image: Serving platters almost as large as serving sizes. (photo from the Greek Deli) Last Updated: 6/4/2020 Current Status:  Kostas is back at it.  Take-out Monday-Friday – 11am-3pm. Before Times Review: Last Visited: November 2018 The line stretches out the door to get to the narrow counter where Kostas Fostieris has been serving customers for […]

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American Son

Image: Spaghetti Squash Ssam. Last Visited: August 2019 Chef Tim Ma has been putting out consistently good and creative food for quite some time.  Starting off at Maple Ave and Water and Wall in Virginia, he then opened Kyirisan off U Street three years ago.  Now he has found a place that gives him a […]

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