Honeymoon Chicken

Image: Buns, Bird, Slaw Last Updated: April 2022 Current Status: Open for Dine-in, Take-out and Delivery.  Brunch. Overview: In a diner-esque setting, the kitchen slings fried chicken in deep orange hues.  Conceived as an ode to the dish, this spot sings.  Honey works its way into the standard version with a dusting and also a […]

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Pennyroyal Station

Image: Mac & Cheese, Marrow & Brisket. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: Open for sit-down both inside and outside.  Take-out and Delivery also available. Overview: Jesse Miller made his name among D.C. foodies as one of a string of excellent chefs working in the overachieving kitchen at Bar Pilar.  Now his excellent cooking is […]

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Crazy Aunt Helen’s

Image: Cajun Shrimp with Brie creamed corn. Last Updated: September 2021 Current Status: Open for lunch/brunch and dinner Wednesday to Sunday. Overview: This is old-school, American-style comfort food with suggestions of culinary showmanship.  Pork chops, roast chicken, brisket are the type of mains you will find.  Running the kitchen is Mykie Moll, who worked as […]

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Henry’s Soul Cafe

Image: Fried Chicken, Greens, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy and a hint of Cornbread. Last Updated: July 2021 Current Status:  Open for take-out, and you can order ahead.  They have a couple seats outside, if you can’t wait.  Note that they close on the early side. Overview:  Inconspicuous on the Dupont side of a block that […]

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America Eats Tavern – Closed

Last Updated: 6/29/2020 Current Status:  Closed and not reopening.  José Andrés has not been shy about scrapping and re-purposing properties and concepts.  Will be interesting to see if he decides to stay in Georgetown. Gift Cards – For all José Andrés places, and some of his merch.   Summary: Cuisine: New or Old American Neighborhood: […]

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1789

Last Updated: 4/11/21 Current Status: The grand Federal building near the famous stairs is open for dining and take-out.  As part of the relaunch after closure last year they have brought in a new chef Kyoo Eom, who most recently worked at Dirty Habit in Hotel Monaco. Gift Cards: Link – appears to be redeemable […]

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St. Anselm

Image: Salmon Collar will change your perspective on life. Last Updated: 7/25/2021 Current Status: St. Anselm is outdoor and indoor seating available.  They are open seven days a week for dinner, plus brunch on the weekend. The website says they do pickup, but there is no online option. Gift Cards – good at Starr restaurants, […]

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The Riggsby – Closed

Image: Deviled Eggs at The Riggsby Current Status:  Closed for Good.  Name and concept moving to Bethesda at last check. Last Visited: February 2020 The Riggsby opened as an oasis of good food in a patch north of Dupont Circle that was largely barren of fine dining choices.  It served excellent cocktails and had a […]

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