Panda Gourmet

Image: Eggplant Last Updated: May 2021 Current Status: The foodie haven in the Days Inn – just past Ivy City on New York Ave – just keeps going.  The food is Chinese with an emphasis on Sichuan and Shaanxi regional dishes.  The story is that the Chinese government housed the workers building the new embassy […]

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I Ricchi

Image: Rigatoni from another time Last Updated: February 2021 Current Status: I Ricchi keeps chugging along.  Now in its fourth decade, the hearty Tuscan cuisine paired with slightly kitschy décor remains a standard-bearer.  They have used the large open space in front of the restaurant to create a heated, covered seating area.  Chef/Owner Christianne Ricchi […]

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Central

Last Updated: 10/25/2020 Current Status: Central closed for a summer break, but is now back doing dine-in as well as take-out and delivery.  Let’s hope that they have enough to power through to stability. Gift Cards Summary: Cuisine: French Neighborhood: Downtown Address: 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC Website: http://www.centralmichelrichard.com/ Reservations: Opentable      

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Baan Siam

Summary Page for Baan Siam. The new Thai spot from the team behind Baan Thai.

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Bread Furst Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: So many options, but two lines. Last Updated: 5/31/2021 Current Status: The legendary bakery is doing Take-out and Delivery with a few seats outside.  It has also added grocery items for purchase. Before Times Review: Furst Visit: November 2019 Mark Furstenberg is one of the great bakers in the United States.  This is his […]

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