Taco City DC

Image: Fish, Al Pastor Last Updated: March 2022 Current Status: Now with three locations! Open Tues-Sun for dine-in, take-out and delivery. Overview: In a pleasant development for Washington, D.C., it is much easier to find a good taco without a trek nowadays (compare current conditions to even this 2015 list).  There is the concentration of […]

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Mama Ayesha’s

Last Updated: May 2021 Current Status: For 60 plus years this spot has been serving locals and dignitaries alike with the food that “Mama” Ayesha Abraham brought with her from Jerusalem in the mid-20th century.  Mama Ayesha’s name is now carried forward by another generation of her family, and the restaurant remains a local favorite.  […]

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Duke’s Grocery

Image: Shrimp Banh Mi Last Updated: April 2021 Current Status:  All three locations are open and appear to be going gangbusters.  The beer is still fresh, the sandwiches tasty and the scene relaxed.  There is even a whiff of first-date awkwardness around to remind you of the old days. Gift Cards Summary: Cuisine: Sandwiches/Salads Locations: […]

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Updates and ICYMI. Also, Spring is Near

Picture: Still Life with Asparagus and Red Currants – 1696.  Oil on Canvas. Adriaen Coorte (Dutch, active 1683 – 1707) Updates: In addition to the recent additions of Seylou Bakery and Officina to the 17° Cork by Northwest list of 200+ recommended restaurants, we have a couple other updates.  We are adding two outposts of […]

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