Mikko

Image: Meatballs Last Updated: 6/10/2020 Current Status:  Mikko is back to nearly full operations, plus it has added a market/grocery feature.  The patio is open for dining.  Take-out and delivery continue with the added choice of what they are called Meals Ready to Eat of full family dishes that can be frozen and reheated when […]

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The Pembroke – Update

Image: Pumpkin Soup Last Visited: October 2019 In March, 2019 we added Pembroke to our recommended restaurant list.  A remodel of the dated Dupont Circle Hotel created a glitzy dining room and a sleek bar area.  The dining room was renamed The Pembroke.  Tom, in the Post, was surprisingly positive about the new menu.  Since […]

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Anju

Image: Dumplings Last Updated: 6/21/2020 Current Status:  The warren of rooms are closed off, but starting Wednesday June 24, the patio opens for reservations.  Per their notice: Reservations will be available online via Resy starting at 5PM June 21, with three time slots for a four-course tasting menu: 5-6:45PM, 7-8:45PM and 9-11PM. Some of the […]

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Astoria Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Water Boiled Beef Last Updated: 6/9/2020 Current Status: Astoria will reopen Wednesday, 6/10/2020, for patio seating.  For the patio make a reservation by emailing astoriadcllc@gmail.com – include your full name, phone number, party size & preferred seating time. Take-out and delivery continues. Employee Relief Fund: Venmo @astoria_dc.  “All proceeds will be split amongst the […]

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Iron Gate

Image: Eggplant Involtini with bacon and feta. Last Updated: 7/24/2020 Current Status: As of 7/23, Iron Gate is trying out Thursday – Sunday dining on the patio.  They are calling it a pop-up, but it looks like a reopening for sit-down.  It also has combined forces with other elements of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group to […]

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Chiko

Image: Brisket Last Updated: 5/30/2020 Current Status:  They are doing take-out and delivery out of both locations.  They are also throwing in some occasional menu changes for fun.  This is food created for take-out and made for this moment. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visited: September 2019 The name is a mash-up of Chinese […]

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Pizzeria Paradiso

Image: The Atomica might blow your mind. Last Updated: 6/11/2020 Current Status: Sit-down is available at Dupont Circle and Spring Valley locations Monday through Sunday from 4pm to 9pm.  Take-out is available at Dupont, Spring Valley, & Georgetown Mon-Sun 1:00pm – 9:00pm, and from Hyattsville Fri-Sun 1:00pm – 9:00pm. Delivery is available from all these […]

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Week in Review – 7/21/19

Image: Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) via We Had Faces Then. After a summer break, we resume activity here at 17° Cork by Northwest.  Restaurant reviews and updates to the recommended list are coming in the next couple days.  In this update, we flag some news that happened […]

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