Chloe serves European-style small plates and interesting cocktails, all in a Navy Yard space that you’ll wish your apartment looked more like.
Lily SahnMay 2, 2018
The next time you want to eat homestyle-Spanish food inside an actual house, check out Mola in Mount Pleasant.
Great views, excellent seafood, and a lot of money. Fiola Mare is where you go for a special occasion in Georgetown.
Joe BrantlingerDecember 18, 2017
For an old-school Italian experience in DC, go to Filomena in Georgetown.
You can’t have a bad night at Red Hen. The Bloomingdale spot serves some of the best Italian food in DC in a space that feels like a cabin.
Joe BrantlingerNovember 9, 2017
For classic French food in Georgetown, head to Chez Billy Sud.
Joe BrantlingerSeptember 27, 2017
Kinship does fancy-ish American food in Shaw. Go for a special occasion, and get the lobster French toast.
Sfoglina is an Italian pasta spot in Van Ness that’s perfect for a date night or dinner with your parents.
A meal at Green Pig Bistro will be meat heavy and very good. Bring a big group and sit at the communal table.
Joe BrantlingerAugust 2, 2017
Mussel Bar is a go-to when your parents are in town. Grab a seat on the patio if it’s nice out.
In the middle of Clarendon, Cava Mezze is a solid spot for a Mediterranean group dinner or brunch.
For dressed up Italian and good views in Navy Yard, head to Osteria Morini.
Joe BrantlingerJuly 17, 2017
Salt Line’s New England-style seafood, outdoor bar, and attractive dining room are perfect for a date or dinner with parents in Navy Yard.
All-Purpose is a neighborhood spot in Shaw with excellent Italian antipasti and some good pizza.
Marisa DunnJuly 6, 2017
District Commons won’t blow you away, but it’s a reliable American spot in Foggy to take your parents or for a group dinner.
Sandra RubinchikJune 15, 2017
Foggy BottomWest End
Like it’s Penn Quarter counterpart, Rasika West End serves some of the best upscale Indian food in the city.
Marisa DunnJune 15, 2017
Bacchus of Lebanon is an old school (but not fancy) Lebanese restaurant that’s our favorite spot in Bethesda for a Mediterranean meal.
Zach NerenbergMay 4, 2017
Mon Ami Gabi is a French spot in Bethesda. Use it for date night or dinner with the parents.
Centrolina is an Italian spot in CityCenter. It’s grownup, but the space is bright and the vibes aren’t stuffy.
Marisa DunnApril 14, 2017
Nido is a cute, bright neighborhood spot in Brookland. If you’re in the area, the Mediterranean small plates make for a good weeknight dinner.