Imperfecto

Image: Chicken Mole Last Updated: July 2021 Current Status: Dine-in service only. Overview: Imperfecto is from the team behind Seven Reasons, and there is something about it that we can’t quite nail down.  Imperfecto is inscrutable.  Let’s start with what it is not.  It is not a replica of Seven Reasons.  At Seven Reasons the […]

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Mercy Me

Image: Pizza! Last Updated: April 2021 Current Status: The expansive dining/lounge area is open for sit-down.  They also do take-out and delivery. Two of the DC dining world power couples are behind this place and many talents are on display, including the knack for opening a new spot in the middle of a pandemic.  The […]

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Week in Review at 17° CxNW – 6/2/19

Image: Hedy Lamarr and James Stewart in Come Live With Me (1941) Here is a recap of the week that was on the site. Added to the Recommended Restaurant list: Seven Reasons – Three of the most interesting restaurants in Washington right now are about a block apart.  Maydan’s giant hearth has been pulling in […]

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Seven Reasons

Picture: The name is mysterious; the food inspired. Last Updated: 6/11/2021 Current Status:  Seven Reasons built out a deck in 2019 thinking it would help come summer.  Little did they know.  They are open and you can choose reservations inside or out.  They switched to Tock.  They continue to do one of the better take-out […]

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El Rinconcito Café Added to Recommended Restaurant List

Photo:  Pupusa and Tamal de Pollo Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  They are doing take-out only.  Order here. Before Times Review: El Rinconcito Café – Today we add a legend to the list.  The small spot (handful of tables and small bar) has been serving locals for years, but word is getting out.  Along with […]

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