Toki Underground

Image: Underground Front (Door). Last Updated: February 2022 Current Status: Open for sit-down, take-out and delivery.  Reservations recommended on busy nights. Outdoor seating also available, but no reservations for those. They are also hosting a yakitori pop-up on Sundays. Overview: Seating is at a winding counter that jumps across the paths that servers cut to […]

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Daru

Image: Sunchoke Chaat Last Updated: December 2021 Current Status: Open for sit-down.  Proof of vaccination required.  Take-out and Delivery also available Overview: Daru was slammed from its opening, and that was before people were able to see how good the food is.  So, whatever night you can get in we suggest you grab a slot […]

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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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Cane

Last Updated: November 2022 Current Status:  They are open for dine-in and continue to do take-out and delivery. Overview:  Cane does the food from the Caribbean, especially the food of Trinidad where the owner Jeanine Prime and her brother, opening chef Peter Prime, grew up.  Chef  Prime, made a mark at Spark before it closed […]

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Thamee – Closed

Image: Rice, Shrimp, and Noodles Last Updated: January 2022 Current Status: They have closed for good. We wish them well, they deserve better and we hope they get it. You should also read owner Simone Jacobson’s piece on Eater.com where she talks about the frustration and fear of getting shutdown right as Thamee and other “Jungle […]

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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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