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: 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: 6/5/2021 Current Status: Maxwell Park has opened up seating at both locations.  The food menu is limited at Shaw to snacks and grilled cheese.  Navy Yard location has a few more items including sandwiches and dessert.  They continue to offer 30% off the wine list for to-go sales. […]

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Nina May Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Chicken, Po Boy, Tater Tots, Onion Rings Last Updated: 7/5/2021 Current Status: Nina May is back doing sit-down with expanded covered outdoor seating.  They continue to do Take-out and Delivery. Gift Cards Before Times Review: First Visit: November 2019 Add Nina May to the list of personal, neighborhood spots that have the potential to reach […]

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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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