Rappahannock Oyster Bar

Image: Oyster Po Boy Last Updated: March 2022 Current Status: Both locations are open 7 days a week (with varying hours) for dine-in.  They also do take-out. Overview: There are two locations of Rappahannock Oyster Bar in D.C.  The original is a counter and dining space set out as you enter Union Market.  Among the […]

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Hank’s Oyster Bar

Image: Lobstah! Last Updated: February 2022 Current Status: They are back to full hours at all three locations, open Tuesday to Sunday.  (Note:  Hank’s on the Hill closed in 2021).  Take-out and Delivery available. Overview:  Chef Jamie Leeds opened Hank’s Oyster Bar in Dupont with a straightforward idea: casual seafood.  Bringing the food of seashore […]

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Del Mar

Image: Paella de Pescado y Mariscos. Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status: The dining room is fully open with no social distancing. They continue to do take-out. Overview: Del Mar is a seafood delight.  It is one of the original anchor restaurants in The Wharf complex.  A large, two-story gleaming corner spot with a sharp […]

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Moon Rabbit

Image: Chicken – battered and lacquered. Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: One of the crazier – as in weird – things that happened in 2020 was that a popular new restaurant essentially imploded.  As a result, the very talented Chef Kevin Tien walked away from what appeared to be a passion project named after […]

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Week in Review – 6/16/19

Image: Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer in Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947) On Sundays, we look back at the week that was on the website.  We added a place to the recommended restaurant list and we posted two reviews.  We also were amazed that a pizza picture did not catch fire on Instagram. […]

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Mi Vida added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Queso! Last Updated: 7/25/2021 Current Status: Now open for sit-down service.  They continue to do take-out and delivery. Gift Cards – good for all KNEAD restaurants (in D.C. that means Succotash) Before Times Review: First Visit: May 2019 On first impression, Mi Vida is a nicer, sleeker version of Lauriol Plaza.  It is a […]

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Week in Review 6/9/19

Image: Mojito at Little Havana (El Presidente in background) Below we recap the week that was at 17° Cork by Northwest. Two places were added to Recommended List: Little Havana – Alfredo Solis, the guy behind El Sol and Mezcalero, opened this fun, bright Cuban spot last year.  It is a great neighborhood spot, but […]

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Officina Added to 17° List of Recommend Restaurants

Picture: Cavatelli with Rabbit Ragu at Officina Last Updated: 7/5/2021 Current Status: Officina is doing sit-down.  It continues to do take-out and stock the market.  They also merged with Via Umbria to create a Georgetown outpost. Gift Cards Before Times Review: There is an audaciousness to Chef Nick Stefanelli, the man behind Officina.  He created […]

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