Central

Last Updated: 10/25/2020 Current Status: Central closed for a summer break, but is now back doing dine-in as well as take-out and delivery.  Let’s hope that they have enough to power through to stability. 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. Before Times Review: Last Visited: August 2019 In the greater Washington, D.C. area, there are about a dozen restaurants that are worth a big splurge.  Places the 1% seek out with some frequency or where those a notch or two below in […]

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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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Sfoglina

Image:  BBQ Pork Tortellini Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  The Van Ness location is open for dining on the patio and take-out.  The downtown location is closed with plans to reopen June 25.  Rosslyn is open for dining and take-out. Gift Cards – redeemable at all of Fabio’s spots. Last Visited: June 2019 The three […]

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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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