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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St. Vincent Wine

Image: The Not-So-Secret Garden Last Updated: July 2021 Current Status: The two-story wine bar and backyard garden in Park View is open for dine-in.  Reservations strongly recommended for the time being.  Wine shop, cheese and charcuterie also available to go. Overview: St. Vincent was hatched as an idea in 2018 by two long-time D.C. bartenders […]

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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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