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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Dabney Cellar

Image: Glassware in use. Last Visit: January 2020 Down some tricky stairs to the basement of a townhouse building on Ninth Street, you enter a retreat of casual refinement.  Despite being a basement, the room is open and more cave-like than you would expect.  Thirty or so seats are spread between the bar and about […]

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Maxwell Park

Image: Glasses behind the bar. Last Updated: 6/9/2020 Current Status: Maxwell Park is doing limited patio seating at both locations.  They added food options of sandwiches, salads and snacks.  They continue to offer 30% off the wine list for sales.  They are open Wednesday – Sunday, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.  Free delivery on Thursdays […]

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Nina May Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Chicken, Po Boy, Tater Tots, Onion Rings Last Updated: 6/11/2020 Current Status:  Nina May shifted quickly and has been doing a lot of things to stay afloat.  They are offering take-out and delivery (which was one of the better take-out meals we tried).  They also added a large-format meal option called FEAST that they […]

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Hanumanh Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Mixing and dishing Last Updated: 6/5/2020 Current Status: Closed. Sister restaurant Thip Khao is doing take-out if you want a Lao food fix. Gift Cards Employee Relief Fund (For Thip Khao and related restaurants) Before Times Review: First Visit: July 2019 Chef Seng Luangrath took a chance on Laotian food and the gamble paid […]

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Week in Review – 7/21/19

Image: Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) via We Had Faces Then. After a summer break, we resume activity here at 17° Cork by Northwest.  Restaurant reviews and updates to the recommended list are coming in the next couple days.  In this update, we flag some news that happened […]

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The Dabney

Last Updated:  6/1/2020 Current Status:  They are doing “$45, 3-course Prix Fixe food menu for take-away along with a concise selection of bottled wine, beer, cider, and cocktails.”  This is a steal of a meal that travels well based on our sampling.  Menu for week is available for pick-up slots via Tock beginning on Wednesdays […]

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Corduroy/Baby Wale

Last Updated: 5/24/2020 Current Status: Chef/Owner Tom Power has consolidated his two neighboring spots into one for now.  There is a single take-out menu.  He is also selling produce and other market items, plus unloading chunks of his very nice wine list. Power hasn’t said where he is going with the place, but he has […]

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