San Lorenzo

Picture: Agnolotti di Ortica (stinging nettle, goat cheese agnolotti, asparagus, morel mushrooms, spring onion) Last Updated:6/13/2020 Current Status:  San Lorenzo has been creative to keep the lights on.  Starting June 22 they will return to sit-down service, reservations on Resy.  The cute spot in Shaw is also doing take-out and delivery.  They have a few […]

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Al Dente Added to Recommended Restaurant List

Photo: Tables at Al Dente. Updated 5/19/20 Current Status: With legendary chef Roberto Donna behind the menu, Al Dente is doing Take-out and Delivery. Open Daily from 11:30 AM – 8 PM. Pretty full menu on site. Order on site or call: 202-244-2223. Before Times Review: Sharing patio space with another neighborhood favorite on New […]

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All Purpose

Photo: Enzo the Baker Pizza at All Purpose Last Updated: 5/21/2020 Current Status: The great pizza joint is doing take-out and delivery from both locations in Shaw and on the Waterfront.  They are also doing CSA boxes, pantry items, and alcohol sales.  And there is merchandise, including home-made masks!  But wait, there is more – […]

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“Casolare” – It’s Italian for Riggsby

Picture: Brunch Carbonara at Casolare Last Updated: 5/30/2020 Current Status: Closed. Gift Cards – Email them Before Times Review: We added Casolare to the LIST of recommended restaurants (you can also look it up on the MAP).  The restaurant’s website says it is inspired by the coastal cuisine of southern Italy, but that seems only […]

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Update: New Reviews

We are rolling out the next batch of reviews in the next week or two.  First up: The Red Hen, the blockbuster in Bloomingdale. There is a theme to the group, that won’t prove too difficult to discern. Reminder: The Red Hen is one of the more than 200 recommended restaurants on our site, displayed […]

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The Red Hen

Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status: If there was one place that seemed to be crushing it in the days of stay-home it was Red Hen, with its Rigatoni becoming ubiquitous on social media.  They continue to offer take-out and delivery.  The note from them says, “please order online and leave phone lines open for allergies […]

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Centrolina

Image: Promenade in Summer Last Updated: 6/9/2020 Current Status:  Centrolina and its sidekick across the walk way, Piccolina, are doing sit-down service starting June 10.  Centrolina will have a prix-fixe menu.  Reservations on Tock.  You can continue to order Take-out and delivery plus the Market remains open. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last visited: December […]

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