Saturday in the Museum with Amir Hamza

Image: “A young hero bounds into a drunken feast” from the Dastan-I Amir Hamaz (c.1567-882). Opaque watercolor on cotton. We pick up the series we started of art depicting feast and dining. As a restaurant guide for D.C. we like to take a break on Saturdays to post about art related to food. The last […]

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Indigo

Last Updated:6/5/2020 Current Status: They have opened the picnic tables on the patio for sit-down service.  They continue doing Take-out and Delivery. Summary: Cuisine: Indian Neighborhood: NoMa Address: 243 K St NE, Washington DC 20002 Website: http://www.indigowdc.com/ Reservations: Walk-in Other Critics/Voices: Washington Post: Carman heaped praise in 2014. Washingtonian: Cheap Eats 2017, 2016, 2105. DonRockwell.com […]

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Bindaas

Last Updated: 5/25/2020 Current Status: They reopen for sit-down service on June 22. Both locations continue doing take-out and delivery.  See links on website. Indian street food seems ideal for this moment. Gift Cards:  Redeemable at all Knightsbridge Restaurant Group places: Annabelle, Bindaas, Bombay Club, Modena, Olivia, Oval Room, Rasika, and Sababa. Summary: Cuisine: Indian […]

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Week in Review – 12/8/19

Image: David Vestal, New York City (1950). This week, we added a place to our recommended restaurant list, and thankfully there were no big closures (though Baan Thai is moving up).  We also reviewed a place that we do think is worth paying the cab fare to get there.  Here is the week that was […]

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Bombay Street Food Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Chicken Tikka Masala, Daal, Saag Panir First Visit: November 2019 Bombay Street Food is one of the biggest success stories in D.C. dining over the last year.  Serving very good versions of classic dishes at reasonable prices, it took off.  Targeting the younger population in Columbia Heights, it built a following.  Success was swift […]

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Karma Modern Indian

Image: Chicken Jodhpur Last Updated: 7/19/2020 Current Status:  They have outdoor and indoor seating open. You can order take-out directly from them (with a discount), or delivery through 3rd party providers. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visited: September 2019 On a block just out of the foot traffic of Chinatown, light spills out from […]

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Punjab Grill Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Picture: Burani Palak Paneer Last Updated: 6/12/2020 Current Status:  Punjab Grill is not able to take advantage of its opulent decor, but it is doing take-out and delivery, including grocery items.  They have also opened up patio seating for sit-down service. Gift Cards Before Times Review: First Visit: April 2019 A few years back there […]

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