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: 5/18/20 Current Status: The grand Federal building near the famous stairs is currently closed and not offering Take-out or Delivery.  Clyde’s and Old Ebbitt are doing Take-out/Delivery if you have a hankering for a crab cake. Gift Cards: Link – appears to be redeemable at all group locations. Employee relief fund for Clyde’s […]

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Stachowski’s Market

Image:  Grinder arranged like tectonic plates. Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  Stachowski’s continues to turn out meals for pick-up and has many market items available.  They have also added delivery for some items (though not the dinners). Before Times Review: Last Visited: March 2020 Stachowski’s is one of those marvelously quirky markets that can spring […]

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Booeymonger

Image: Tomatoes, grilled onions, melted cheese, Russian, lettuce, and a freshly-opened package of turkey slices. Last Visited: February 2020 Booeymonger is a D.C. institution.  The original location in Georgetown remains a haunt for locals and students serving up big soft sub rolls stuffed with goodness.  The Friendship Heights location is a little cleaner and lighter, […]

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The Sovereign

Image: Saffron Moules Frites Last Updated: 6/5/2020 Current Status: The Sovereign has combined forces with other elements of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group to create a single outlet for take-out and delivery drawing from many of the restaurants and most importantly making Bluejacket beer available.  You can also dip into Churchkey’s collection. There are CSA boxes […]

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Week in Review – 1/12/20

Image: Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday (1953) The week we reviewed a warhorse and added a falafel joint to the dining guide.  The first full week of the year saw yet another restaurant opening of note and news that once-buzzed about place is dying in place.  Here is the week in review […]

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