Lucky Buns

Image: OG Last Updated: July 2022 Current Status: Original location open for sit-down service.  Delivery and Take-out available through apps. Overview: Lucky Buns starts with fundamentals and a narrow focus.  The menu is essentially limited to burgers and fried chicken sandwiches made well employing good ingredients.  From that foundational point it then gets a little […]

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Las Gemelas Taqueria

Image: Juiced and Sauced. Last Updated: June 2022 Current Status: Sit-down dining and to-go/delivery available.  Open for lunch and dinner during the week.  Open at 9:00 a.m. on weekends. Overview: Nominees for the most surprising and welcome developments in D.C. dining is the boon in tacos in the last decade or so.  We have gone […]

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Fava Pot

Image: Falafel Sandwich Last Updated: June 2022 Current Status: All locations are open for Dine-in and Take-out for lunch and dinner. Falls Church opens at 9:00 am. Overview: Fava Pot is one of those great sui generis places that have added so much to the dining scene of D.C. over the last few years.  In […]

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Destino

Image: Guac with gilding. Last Updated: April 2022 Current Status: Open for dine-in with indoor and outdoor seating.  Take-out and Delivery also available. Overview: The sibling of Las Gemelas Taqueria in La Cosecha market, Destino serves up Mexican-inspired plates that pack a powerful punch.  Nearly every dish is a vehicle for bold layers of flavor […]

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Rappahannock Oyster Bar

Image: Oyster Po Boy Last Updated: August 2022 Current Status: They are open at the Wharf 7 days a week for dine-in.  They also do take-out. The Union Market location closed August 13, 2022. Overview: There are two locations of Rappahannock Oyster Bar in D.C.  The original is a counter and dining space set out […]

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2fifty’s

Image: The Trinity with stuffed sides. September 2021 Current Status: The Union Market stall is open for take-out. The original Riverdale location is open for counter service for sit-down and take-out.  Carman recommends ordering ahead if going to Maryland location.  D.C. is walk-up only. Closed Monday, Tuesday. Overview: Lauded by many as one of the […]

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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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A. Litteri added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Deli Counter is in the back. Current Status: The Italian Deli, market and excellent wine shop is open.  If you are fed up with Whole Foods, they might have that Italian gourmet specialty item you are looking for.  You can order sandwiches and salads online HERE. Before Times Review: First Visited: July 2019 A. […]

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