You know the drill - come to Sweetgreen when you need to feel better about your weekend food and alcohol binge, or if you just want an actually good salad. It’ll save you both time and the embarrassment of uttering, “The Beets Don’t Kale My Vibe, please” - but your dressing will come on the side.
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Beefsteak has things like beet burgers on the menu, but also rice bowls for the less health-crazed. Use it for a quick lunch in Foggy Bottom.
&pizza does make-your-own fast-casual pizza, and it’s great for an easy lunch or dinner in Foggy Bottom.
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A classic that can be used for dates or heavy drinking. Maybe even at the same time. The food’s great too.
The Fainting Goat
Fainting Goat isn’t great, but you’ll end up here at some point. When the time comes, go heavy on the drinks and light on the food.
A casual spot by day, and a proper restaurant by night, hit The Partisan in Penn Quarter if you really enjoy meat.
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The food at Colada Shop is just okay, but the space and location make it a good place for a quick meal around U Street.
Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Co.
Thomas Sweet in Georgetown is one of the most classic ice cream spots in DC for good reason. Get a dipped cone.
Stoney’s On L
Stoney’s in Foggy Bottom has a good patio, a solid happy hour, and plenty of TV’s to watch the game on.
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