Simply Banh Mi

Image: Simply Good Banh Mi Last Updated: March 2022 Current Status: Take-out and Delivery only. Must order online. Overview:  The menu here includes the namesake sandwiches, pho, and bowls of rice, salad, or noodles. They have vegan, gluten free, and halal options. You must order ahead of time. They have no way to process payments […]

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Fresh Baguette

Image: Salami Sandwich Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: D.C. location open for take-out. Very limited seating.  Maryland locations have more tables. Overview: Fresh Baguette started in Maryland with spots now in Bethesda and Rockville.  A couple years ago they planted a flag in Georgetown.  As the name implies it is French-style bakery big on […]

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Chaia

Image: Trio of Tacos Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status:  Chaia is up and running at both locations with sit-down and to-go options.  They have also opened a Bethesda location. Overview:  Chaia does veggie tacos insanely well.  They are balanced in flavor, texture and sauce (not quick to get soggy). The tortillas are made in […]

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Porchetta District

Image: Porco+ Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  They have some sit-down space for dining in.  Take-out and delivery also available.  Open 10:00 to 5:00 Monday through Saturday. Overview: Not so much a pop-up as a sub-menu in the Georgetown Gourmet deli, Porchetta District serves sandwiches using the famous Italian rolled-pork. They have a few […]

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Lutèce

Image: Arctic Char with Summer Squash Last Updated: July 2021 Current Status: Open for dine-in, recommend reservations for busy time slots.  The website no longer mentions take-out, but if you call they may be able to accommodate. Overview: This neighborhood spot is a treat.  You may have previously known it as Cafe Bonaparte, but in […]

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Week in Review 7/5/20

Image: Eunice Gayson and Sean Connery, 1962 It was a slow week on the site as we did some internal housecleaning.  There was some news in the D.C. dining world – some of it sad some of it hopeful.  Fireworks season reached peak yesterday.  Cicadas are coming! Sad: Yesterday we re-tweeted a post from DC […]

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Bistro Aracosia

Image: Lamb Last Updated: 7/18/2020 Current Status:  Bistro Aracosia brings the hearty cuisine of Afghanistan to the Palisades.  They have reopened for dine-in service.  They are also doing take-out with limited delivery.  There are great meat options, but also may vegetarian ones.  Cocktails are also available to go, along with wine. A la Carte orders […]

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America Eats Tavern – Closed

Last Updated: 6/29/2020 Current Status:  Closed and not reopening.  José Andrés has not been shy about scrapping and re-purposing properties and concepts.  Will be interesting to see if he decides to stay in Georgetown. Gift Cards – For all José Andrés places, and some of his merch.   Summary: Cuisine: New or Old American Neighborhood: […]

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