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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1789

Last Updated: 4/11/21 Current Status: The grand Federal building near the famous stairs is open for dining and take-out.  As part of the relaunch after closure last year they have brought in a new chef Kyoo Eom, who most recently worked at Dirty Habit in Hotel Monaco. Gift Cards: Link – appears to be redeemable […]

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