Fava Pot

Image: Falafel Sandwich Last Updated: June 2022 Current Status: All locations are open for Dine-in and Take-out for lunch and dinner. Falls Church opens at 9:00 am. Overview: Fava Pot is one of those great sui generis places that have added so much to the dining scene of D.C. over the last few years.  In […]

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Zaytinya

Image: Lamb and Sprouts Last Updated: June 2022 Current Status: Open for sit-down service inside and a large outdoor seating area out front. Take-out and Delivery also available. Overview For years, Zaytinya has managed to produce very good food on an grand scale.  The giant, two-story windows surround an open space that seats hundreds. Inside, […]

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Slate Wine Bar

Image: Octopus Last Updated: March 2022 Current Status: Dine-in.  Closed Sunday and Monday. Overview: The first-floor sibling to the fancy tasting-menu restaurant Xiquet, Slate serves Mediterranean-derived dishes from the same kitchen and under the supervision of Chef Danny Lledó.  Located a short stretch up Wisconsin from Georgetown, it serves the Glover Park residents well as […]

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Sababa

Image: Salatim and bread. Last Updated: January 2022 Current Status: They are open for dine-in with covered outdoor seating with heat lamps.  They also offer take-out and delivery. Overview:  When restaurateur Ashok Bajaj rolled over the old conjoined Ardeo/Bardeo space he kept the backs of the bars accessible across the divide, but he put two […]

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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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Gypsy Kitchen

Image: Kibbeh with bulgur parsley salad Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: This spot in the old Masa 14 on 14th Street has inside seating, sidewalk seating, and a valuable rooftop all available for dine-in.  The site says they continue to do take-out and delivery, but the link is out, so you may have to call […]

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Mama Ayesha’s

Last Updated: May 2021 Current Status: For 60 plus years this spot has been serving locals and dignitaries alike with the food that “Mama” Ayesha Abraham brought with her from Jerusalem in the mid-20th century.  Mama Ayesha’s name is now carried forward by another generation of her family, and the restaurant remains a local favorite.  […]

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Albi

Image: Cooking is front and center at Albi Last Updated: January 2022 Current Status:  They are open Wednesday through Sunday, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  A chef’s table tasting menu is available. They continue to offer a family-style take-out option.  Both those options are available on Tock.  Standard reservations on Resy.  Their daytime café, Yellow, […]

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