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Chiko is a fast-casual spot near Eastern Market that serves a mix of Chinese and Korean food, with a $50 reservation-only tasting menu.
Unconventional Diner is the perfect remedy for indecisive friends, with breakfast, brunch, and dinner options ranging from waffles to kale nachos.
Baked & Wired
Our favorite cupcakes in DC are from Baked & Wired, and you’ll find them slightly off the beaten path in Georgetown.
Hill Country Barbecue Market
Hill Country is a DC barbecue VIP, and it’s conveniently located in Penn Quarter.
Tail Up Goat
Wear elastic-waisted pants when you go to Tail Up Goat in Adams Morgan, and make sure to get involved with the pastas and lamb ribs.
You’re going to wait in line at Toki Underground, and it’s going to be worth it.
Another Jose Andres spot with solid tapas. Head to Zaytinya for a power lunch that doesn’t feel like a power lunch.
Rose’s Luxury is one of DC’s best restaurants, according to pretty much everyone. Get ready to get in line.
Part trendy clothing store, part Cambodian/Thai restaurant, Maketto might just be the coolest spot in DC right now.
A highly attractive spot located on the highly trendy Blagden Alley, The Dabney will impress both your date and your Instagram followers.
The phenomenal tapas and fun times here might be the best example of what Jose Andres has done for DC eating.
This French bistro is the place to see anyone who’s ever been on “Meet the Press". The food is also delicious.