Quattro Osteria

Image: Not grandma’s eggplant parm. Last Updated: May 2022 Current Status: Open for Dine-in service, with indoor and outdoor seating. Overview: Quattro Osteria occupies a three-sided space in where Florida crosses Sixth in Shaw.  The neighborhood would suggest a simple pasta joint, but Quattro is going more serious. With some dishes, it can even border […]

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La Jambe

Image: Chicken with Lollipop Kale. Last Updated: May 2022 Current Status:  Both locations open for dine-in, though in different kinds of settings.  They also both do take-out and delivery may be available from the Union Market location.  The Shaw location has outside seating, weather permitting. Hours vary by day and location, so check before you […]

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Oyster Oyster

Image: Winter Squash cooked in Cedar, Sauce of Seeds and Spice Bush Berries atop Roasted Mushrooms, Potato, Pumpkin Seed Broth. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status:  Open for sit-down service in the small dining room with a prix fixe menu.  Bar seating currently not open. Take-out discontinued and there no walk-ins.  Proof of vaccination or […]

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Andy’s Pizza

Image: The best slice in the world! Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status: Sit-down and take-out vary by location, be sure to confirm.  Currently, the Tyson’s and NoMa locations have sit-down dining as well as take-out and delivery.  The Navy Yard and Alexandria locations are co-located at breweries (Atlas Brew Works and Aslin respectively) with […]

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Qui Qui

Image: Pernil to go. Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  Open Thursday through Sunday for sit-down, take-out and delivery. Proof of vaccination required to dine-in. Overview: This cute little pop-up above The Passenger in Shaw serves Puerto Rican food and other dishes from the region.  The menu focuses on classics.  The seasoning on the chicken […]

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Emmy Squared

Image: Colony² Pizza from Emmy Squared Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: The Shaw location has tables outside and is taking reservations.  The new Navy Yard location is not taking reservations for sit-down yet (but that could change at any moment).  They are definitely open for Take-out and Delivery, as evidenced by the jammed 8th […]

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Taqueria Xochi

Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: This tiny spot next to Service Bar on U Street started doing only take-out and delivery.  They are sticking with that model for now. It began with the laying off of talent. Chef Teresa Padilla worked in José Andrés’s restaurants, including China Chilcano and “took advantage” of last year’s […]

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FishScale

Image: Rockfish with Coleslaw and Sweet Potatoes. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m – 7 p.m. Counter service. Overview: 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 […]

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