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Image: The Teamster Last Updated: April 2021 Current Status: Many places switched to simpler food to get through the crisis.  Coconut Club was one of those places when it opened a ghost kitchen selling sandwiches called Crush Subbies.  Coconut Club closed up shop though, and the guy behind the subs, Pete Sitcov, looked to open […]

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Duke’s Grocery

Image: Shrimp Banh Mi Last Updated: April 2021 Current Status:  All three locations are open and appear to be going gangbusters.  The beer is still fresh, the sandwiches tasty and the scene relaxed.  There is even a whiff of first-date awkwardness around to remind you of the old days. Gift Cards Summary: Cuisine: Sandwiches/Salads Locations: […]

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Red Bear Brewing Co.

Last Updated: 6/16/2020 Current Status:  The big bar in the middle of the room tells you they are about beer.  The beer is pretty good.  The scene is friendly (the fact that REI is next door is on point).  They are open for sit-down on the patio, reservations HERE.  They are offering take-out and (and […]

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FishScale

Image: Rockfish with Coleslaw and Sweet Potatoes. Last Updated: 6/15/2020 Current Status: The narrow store front leads to a kitchen turning out fresh, sustainable fish sandwiches, but not ones that are goopy with mayo or breadcrumb-wrapped.  The shop focuses on fish and presents it as cleanly as possible.  You can add a few toppings and […]

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Stachowski’s Market

Image:  Grinder arranged like tectonic plates. Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  Stachowski’s continues to turn out meals for pick-up and has many market items available.  They have also added delivery for some items (though not the dinners). Before Times Review: Last Visited: March 2020 Stachowski’s is one of those marvelously quirky markets that can spring […]

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Booeymonger

Image: Tomatoes, grilled onions, melted cheese, Russian, lettuce, and a freshly-opened package of turkey slices. Last Visited: February 2020 Booeymonger is a D.C. institution.  The original location in Georgetown remains a haunt for locals and students serving up big soft sub rolls stuffed with goodness.  The Friendship Heights location is a little cleaner and lighter, […]

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Bread Furst Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: So many options, but two lines. Last Updated: 5/30/2020 Current Status: The legendary bakery is doing Take-out and Delivery.  It has also added grocery items for purchase.  Open from 8 am to 5 pm daily. Before Times Review: Furst Visit: November 2019 Mark Furstenberg is one of the great bakers in the United States.  […]

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Piccolina Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Scacce Last Updated: 5/28/2020 Current Status:  Centrolina and its sidekick across the walk way, Piccolina, are doing sit-down service starting June 10.  Piccolina is doing a la carte pricing, minimum $25.00 spend for the reservation. Seating is limited to an hour for brunch and an hour and forty-five minutes for dinner. Reservations on Tock.  […]

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