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SHOP­PING CEN­TERS CI­TYCEN­TERDC Lux­ury com­plex for cov­eted la­bels Her­mes, Louis Vuit­ton, Arc’Teryx, plus restau­rants Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen and Bar, Mo­mo­fuku, Cen­trolina, Fig & Olive. Tesla deal­er­ship. Hours vary. 10th St. NW (be­tween H and I), 202.289.9000 Metro: Gallery PlChi­na­town or Metro Cen­ter THE COL­LEC­TION AT CHEVY CHASE High- end bou­tiques in Mary­land, just north of D.C. line. Jimmy Choo, Cartier, Tif­fany & Co., Ralph Lau­ren. Saks Fifth Av­enue and Brooks Broth­ers nearby. Hours vary by store. 5471-5481 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 301.654.2690 Metro: Friend­ship Heights FASH­ION CEN­TRE AT PEN­TAGON CITY Airy, light-filled mall with Nord­strom, Macy’s, 170-plus shops (Kate Spade, Apple, Coach, Aveda, J. Crew) and large food court. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.6 p.m. 1100 S. Hayes St., Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.415.2400 Metro: Pen­tagon City PO­TOMAC MILLS Largest out­let mall in Vir­ginia with more than 200 stores (Nord­strom Rack, H& M, Bloom­ing­dale’s-The Out­let Store, Last Call by Neiman Mar­cus). IMAX the­ater, 25eatery food court. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.6 p.m. I- 495 to I-95 south about 20 miles to Exit 158B. 2700 Po­tomac Mills Cir­cle, Wood­bridge, Va., 703.496.9330 RE­STON TOWN CEN­TER Pedes­trian-friendly zone with foun­tain square and pav­il­ion that trans­forms into an ice-skat­ing rink in win­ter. Gal­leries, spe­cialty shops (South Moon Un­der, Ap­palachian Spring), restau­rants. Hours vary. Take Dulles Toll Road west to Re­ston Park­way, 11900 Mar­ket St., Re­ston, Va., 703.579.6720 TYSONS COR­NER CEN­TER Largest mall in the metropoli­tan area has 300-plus shops, restau­rants and a cine­plex. Bloom­ing­dale’s, Nord­strom, L. L. Bean, Lego, West Elm, Zara. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.9:30 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1961 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Cor­ner, Va., 703.893.9400 TYSONS GAL­LE­RIA Neiman Mar­cus, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Av­enue, plus 100 other up­scale shops (Chanel, Gucci, Michael Kors, Prada). Restau­rants (Le­gal Seafoods, P. F. Chang’s). Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.9 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. Exit I- 495 at 46A. 2001 In­ter­na­tional Drive, McLean, Va., 703.827.7730 AN­TIQUES THE BRASS KNOB AR­CHI­TEC­TURAL AN­TIQUES Since 1981, a source for an­tique hard­ware (door knobs, light­ing fixtures, iron­work, glass­work) dat­ing from 1870 to 1940. Mon.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. 2311 18th St. NW, 202.332.3370 GOOD­WOOD Amer­i­can vin­tage, spe­cialty goods and an­tiques in a U Street main­stay since 1994. Wooden dressers, an­i­mal skulls, shav­ing sup­plies, jew­elry. Mon.-Sat. noon7 p.m., Sun. till 5 p.m. 1428 U St. NW, 202.986.3640 Metro: U St.- Car­dozo MISS PIXIE’S FUR­NISH­INGS AND WHATNOT Wacky win­dow dis­plays and a neon pink ex­te­rior, auc­tion-bought fur­ni­ture and decor (globes, mir­rors, vin­tage post­cards). De­liv­ery. Daily 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1626 14th St. NW, 202.232.8171 Metro: U St.- Car­dozo AP­PAREL-MEN AV­ENUE JACK In a rus­tic shop made with re­claimed wood, cloth­ing from lines like Orig­i­nal Pen­guin, Banks, Levi’s, plus play­ful ac­ces­sories, gifts by

Beek­man 1802, Her­schel Sup­ply Co. Mon.- Fri. 11 a.m.7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1301 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.887.5225 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (South) DURKL In­side Maketto, streetwear (hood­ies, baseball caps, work­shirts, T-shirts). Mon.-Wed. 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Thurs. till 11 p.m., Fri.-Sat. till mid­night, Sun. till 5 p.m. 1351 H St. NE, 202.838.9972 FRANK AND OAK Canada-based com­pany’s line of min­i­mal­ist cloth­ing with whim­si­cal de­tails. Ac­ces­sories by New Era Spe­cial Edi­tion; sneak­ers by Sau­cony, Puma, Red Wing. Mon.- Fri. noon7 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. noon- 6 p.m. 1924 8th St. NW, 202.499.1458 Metro: ShawHoward U HUGH & CRYE Shirts (dress, ca­sual) and blaz­ers de­signed to fit 12 body types from ath­letic to slim. Ac­ces­sories (pocket squares, ties, vin­tage pins). Mon.- Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. noon4 p.m., Sun. by ap­point­ment only. 300 Tingey St. SE, 202.250.3807 Metro: Navy Yard AP­PAREL-MEN & WOMEN BILLY REID Renowned de­signer’s col­lec­tion with a South­ern touch. Rugged but­ton-ups, der­byready suits, ac­ces­sories like K Swiss shoes and dis­tressed leather hand­bags. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. 3211 M St. NW, 202.499.6765 DENADA Vir­ginia Ar­risueno’s knits mix­ing tra­di­tional Peru­vian el­e­ments with mod­ern flair. Shawls, tops, bean­ies. Per­sonal stylist in studio. Mon., Wed., Fri. noon- 4 p.m. 52 O St. NW, Studio #302, 202.361.6507 FIL­SON Seat­tle-based, cen­tury- old out­fit­ter of “built to last” out­doorsy jack­ets, shirts and ac­ces­sories, all with a life­time guar­an­tee. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.8 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. 1534 14th St. NW, 202.759.9570 RE­DEEM Posh ur­ban­ites and rock­ers flock­ing to this Lo­gan Cir­cle shop for es­tab­lished brands and up-and- com­ers Religion, Brown La­bel, Anzevino & Florence. MUTINY, Black­bird groom­ing prod­ucts. Mon.-Sat. noon- 8 p.m., Sun till 6 p.m. 1734 14th St. NW, 202.332.7447 Metro: U St.- Car­dozo AP­PAREL-WOMEN CUR­RENT Up­scale con­sign­ment for cloth­ing, jew­elry, hand­bags, plus new items. Michael Kors, Gucci, Re­becca Minkoff. Mon.Fri. noon- 8 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1809 14th St. NW, 202.588.7311 Metro: U St.- Car­dozo ELLA RUE High- end con­sign­ment from Palm Beach to Paris. Chanel, Louis Vuit­ton, Saint Lau­rent, J. Brand. Ac­ces­sories, shoes. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. 3231 P St. NW, 202.333.1598 THE HIVE From hip founder of The Shoe Hive, an Old Town bou­tique fea­tur­ing cloth­ing by trend-set­ting brands (Re­becca Tay­lor, Cur­rent El­liott, Veron­ica Beard, Jenni Kayne, Equip­ment). Mon.Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. 127 S. Fair­fax St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.548.7105 HU’S WEAR Airy bou­tique with cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories by Me­gan Park, Bruno Grizzo, Salvor and Guilty Broth­er­hood. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. noon-5 pm. 2906 M St. NW, 202.342.2020 Metro: Foggy Bot­tom- GWU IN­TER­MIX On-trend cloth­ing, denim, jew­elry, ac­ces­sories. Rag & Bone, Hel­mut Lang, J Brand, Alexis Bit­tar, Herve Leger. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. 3300 M St. NW, 202.298.8080 MATINE Carolyn Mis­terek’s min­i­mal­ist leather goods (back­packs, hand­bags, clutches) in neu­tral tones. In­side Brew­mas­ter Stu­dios. 1921 Sun­der­land Place NW, 202.429.1894 SE­CONDI Sunny spot re­selling con­tem­po­rary la­bels (Diane Von Fursten­berg, Burberry, The­ory, Milly, Chloe). Items ar­rive daily, and dis­counts vary by tag dates. Mon.-Tues., Sat. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wed.- Fri. till 7 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m. 1702 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 2nd floor, 202.667.1122 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North) THE PHOENIX Since 1955, well-ap­pointed Ge­orge­town bou­tique for cloth­ing by Eileen Fisher, White + War­ren, Yansi Fugel, Lilla P. Del­i­cate jew­elry, plus fine art and decor from Mex­ico. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.6 p.m., Sun. 1- 6 p.m. 1514 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 202.338.4404 BEAUTY BE CLEAN STUDIO Light, bright in­dus­trial chic studio for all-nat­u­ral beauty brands (women and men), made lo­cally in small batches. By ap­point­ment. Tues.-Sun. noon-5 p.m. 52 O St. NW, 503.939.5455 BLUEMERCURY Ex­pert staff demon­strat­ing prod­ucts by Nars, Bum­ble and Bum­ble, La Mer et. al. in a no-pres­sure en­vi­ron­ment. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 3059 M St. NW, 202.965.1300; 1145 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.628.5567 Metro: Far­ragut North; 50 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NE, 202.289.5008 Metro: Union Sta­tion BOOKS KRAMER­BOOKS & AFTER­WORDS CAFE In­die book­store with full-ser­vice restau­rant and bar opened in 1976. Foodie events, live mu­sic, pa­tio. Sun.Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-1 a.m., Fri.-Sat. 24 hours. 1517 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.387.1400 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North) SA­CRED CIR­CLE Shop ded­i­cated to spir­i­tu­al­ity, meta­physics, holis­tic heal­ing and the en­vi­ron­ment. Mu­sic, crys­tals, gifts. Read­ings (tarot, palm) up­stairs. Free park­ing. Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m. 919 King St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.299.9309 Metro: King St. CRAFTS & COL­LECTIBLES THE IN­DIAN CRAFT SHOP At Depart­ment of the In­te­rior since 1938, out­let for Amer­i­can In­dian artists to mar­ket their crafts. Bas­ketry, carv­ings, kachi­nas, bead­work, plus out­door sculp­ture gar­den. Vis­i­tors pro­vide photo ID to en­ter the build­ing. Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. and the third Sat. of each month 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 1849 C St. NW, 202.208.4056 LOOPED YARN WORKS Res­i­dence-like shop en­cour­ag­ing in-store knit­ting. More than 30 brands of yarns, pat­terns, nee­dles, no­tions. Weekly classes, events. Tues.Sun. from 11 a.m., Tues. and Thurs. till 9 p.m., Wed. and Fri. till 7 p.m., Sat. till 6 p.m., Sun. till 5 p.m. 1732 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.714.5667 TEN THOU­SAND VIL­LAGES One of the world’s largest fair trade or­ga­ni­za­tions for ar­ti­sans in 38 coun­tries. In­done­sian fresh­wa­ter pearl ear­rings, Peru­vian backgam­mon games, all with a print­out of the item’s story. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 915 King St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.684.1435 Metro: King St.; 4959 Elm St., Bethesda, Md., 301.718.3465 Metro: Bethesda

FOR KIDS EGG BY SU­SAN LAZAR New York de­signer’s up­scale baby/chil­dren’s cloth­ing with a celebrity fol­low­ing. Layettes, rompers, full out­fits in fun pat­terns and de­signs, plus ac­ces­sories (hats) and swim­suits. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1661 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 202.338.9500 MAR­BLES THE BRAIN STORE Puz­zles, games with an ed­u­ca­tional bent, plus chal­leng­ing ac­tiv­i­ties. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Fri.-Sat. till 9 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m. 131 Amer­i­can Way, Oxon Hill, Md., 301.839.2579 GIFTS & HOME DECOR AP­PALACHIAN SPRING Since 1968, hand­crafted jew­elry, scarves, art glass, toys, home decor. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 50 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NE, 202.682.0505. Metro: Union Sta­tion; 1415 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 202.337.5780 ; 1641 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md., 301.230.1380 ; 11877 Mar­ket St., Re­ston, Va., 703.478.2218 ICONSDC.COM On­line cat­a­logue of unique gifts with a D.C. theme. Plas­ter mod­els, or­na­ments, posters, ar­chi­tec­tural prints, sports ob­jects. Some hand­made, one- of-a-kind. Cor­po­rate gifts. 844.426.6732 RED BARN MER­CAN­TILE Cozy, bright shop for home decor, kitchen, bath, plus fur­ni­ture, gifts, games, toys for chil­dren. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.6 p.m., Fri.-Sat. un­til 7 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. 1117 King St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.838.0355 ROOM & BOARD Orig­i­nally a Model T Ford show­room now four airy floors of Min­neapo­lis-based re­tailer’s “mod­ern clas­sics” (Eames chairs, Nel­son benches). Wi- Fi and fourth-floor wrap­around deck with a view. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. till 6 p.m. 1840 14th St. NW, 202.729.8300 Metro: U St.Car­dozo STER­LING & BURKE Two-level An­glophile haven for hand-stitched English bri­dle leather lug­gage, brief­cases. Fine sta­tionery, os­trich-han­dled golf um­brel­las. On­site gallery fea­tur­ing lo­cal artists. Mon. noon-7 p.m., Tues.-Wed. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. till 8 p.m. Also by ap­point­ment and curb­side ser­vice. 2824 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW, 202.333.2266 TABLE­TOP Bright sub­ter­ranean shop for Jonathan Adler an­i­mal vases, Henry Allen metal­lic piglets, Wol­fum gifts, Marimekko tex­tiles. Cook­books, sta­tionery. Mon.-Sat. noon- 8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1608 20th St. NW, 202.387.7117 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North); 6927 Lau­rel Ave., Takoma, Md., 240.467.3982 Metro: Takoma (about five blocks) UR­BAN DWELL Fun shop fea­tur­ing “hand­picked” se­lec­tion of ac­ces­sories for men and women, whim­si­cal decor, kitchen and bath prod­ucts, gifts for ba­bies/chil­dren. Mon.-Tues. 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Wed.- Fri. till 9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1837 Columbia Road NW, 202.558.9087 WHITE HOUSE HIS­TOR­I­CAL AS­SO­CI­A­TION Books, Christ­mas or­na­ments, jew­elry, items in­spired by the his­tory of the White House. Jack­son Place: Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.4 p.m. H St.: Mon.- Fri. 10 a.m.5 p.m. Vis­i­tor Cen­ter: Mon.Sun. 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. 740 Jack­son Place NW (NW cor­ner of Lafayette Square) Metro: Far­ragut West or McPher­son Pl; 1450 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW, 202.208.7031; 1610 H St. NW, 202.218.4337 JEW­ELRY BEADAZZLED Shop for DIY in­spi­ra­tion spe­cial­iz­ing in collectible African beads, gem­stones,

seed­beads, me­tals, or­gan­ics, plus large se­lec­tion of cords, wire and chain in a cre­ative, wel­com­ing en­vi­ron­ment. Also fin­ished jew­elry by lo­cal de­sign­ers. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1507 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.265.2323 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North) ; 444 W. Broad St., Falls Church, Va., 703.848.2323

BLOOM

Turk­ish-born hus­band-and­wife own­ers’ shop for ster­ling sil­ver pen­dants, hand­made neck­laces, ear­rings, “evil eyes,” jew­elry by lo­cal artists, plus home decor (wall tiles, mir­rors), D.C. sou­venirs. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.6 p.m. 1719 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.621.9049. Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

LENKERS­DOR­FER

Sis­ter store to Lil­jen­quist & Beck­stead since 1993. Fine wrist­watches by Patek Philippe, Bre­itling, Cartier, Pan­erai plus fine jew­elry from Roberto Coin, Chopard, Bul­gari. Skilled tech­ni­cians for re­pairs. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. till 9:30 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tysons Cor­ner Cen­ter, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Cor­ner, Va., 703.506.6712

LIL­JEN­QUIST & BECK­STEAD

Since 1979, watches by Bul­gari, Cartier, Rolex, Chopard. Bell & Ross time­pieces “de­signed for pro­fes­sion­als,” Ta­cori di­a­mond rings, David Yur­man bracelets. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. Tysons Gal­le­ria (watch store), 2001 In­ter­na­tional Drive, McLean, Va., 703.448.6731; West­field Mont­gomery, 2412 Mont­gomery Mall, Bethesda, Md., 301.469.7575; Fair­fax Square, 8075 Lees­burg Pike, Vi­enna, Va., 703.749.1200; West­field An­napo­lis, 1660 An­napo­lis Mall, An­napo­lis, Md., 410.224.4787

MAL­LORY SHEL­TER JEW­ELRY

Hand­made jew­elry fea­tur­ing 14-kt. gold, ver­meil, ster­ling sil­ver, semi-pre­cious gem­stones. En­gage­ment/ wed­ding. In­side Brew­mas­ter Stu­dios. 1921 Sun­der­land Place NW, 202.429.1894

THE SIL­VER PAR­ROT

Sil­ver and gold con­tem­po­rary jew­elry and Na­tive Amer­i­can pieces. Re­pairs. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. till 10 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 113 King St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.549.8530 Metro: King St.

SHOES BISHOP BOU­TIQUE

Women’s ac­ces­sories and shoes with brands like Gor­jana, Loren Hope, Danielle Ni­cole, Lo­ef­fler Ran­dall, LK Ben­nett. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 815- B King St., Alexan­dria, Va., 571.312.0042

BUCK­ET­FEET

In­side The Shay com­plex, fun shop for lace-up and slip- on sneak­ers bear­ing the whim­si­cal de­signs (pineap­ples, bi­cy­cles, etc.) of artists around the world. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.7 p.m., Sun. till 6 p.m. 1924 8th St. NW, 202.847.3294 Metro: Shaw- Howard U

SPE­CIALTY BUT­TER­CREAM BAKESHOP

Beard-nom­i­nated Tif­fany McIsaac’s filled crois­sant “flakies,” hand-painted cook­ies, plus break­fast, Com­pass Cof­fee. Mon. 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues.- Fri. 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1250 9th St. NW, 202.735.0102 Metro: Mt. Ver­non Sq

UNION MAR­KET

Food hall with lo­cal “ar­ti­san” ven­dors plus Salt & Sundry home decor, Fol­lain cos­met­ics, Pere­grine Espresso, Rap­pa­han­nock Oys­ter Co., John Mooney’s Bid­well restau­rant. Tues.- Fri. 11 a.m.8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.8 p.m. 6th St. & Neal Place NE

14TH & U COR­RI­DOR BEN’S CHILI BOWL

South­ern For­mer pool hall serv­ing chili half-smokes, burg­ers, cakes to Obama, et. al. since 1958. B (Mon.-Sat.), L& D (daily). 1213 U St. NW, 202.667.0909 Metro: U St.Car­dozo; 1001 H St. NE, 202.733.1895; 1725 Wil­son Blvd., Ar­ling­ton, Va., 571.312.1091

DOI MOI

Asian Ven­ture of star chef Haidar Karoum, in­spired by Thai, Viet street foods: cur­ries, noo­dles, crepe with mus­sels and sweet chili, two-fla­vor ices over­seen by chef de cui­sine Brit­tany Frick. 2 Birds,

1 Stone sis­ter bar with Asian cock­tails (up­stairs), clas­sics (down). D (daily). 1800 14th St. NW, 202.733.5131

ES­TA­DIO

Span­ish Bull­fighter mu­rals, soc­cer star im­ages and pin­txos (small bites) plus sherry- glazed sable­fish, tor­tilla Es­panola (potato- onion omelette). Bread baked on site. San­gria, Span­ish wines, slushies. Bar till late. L (Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 1520 14th St. NW, 202.319.1404

ADAMS MOR­GAN GRILL FROM IPANEMA

Brazil­ian Alcy De Souza’s authen­tic seafood stews, Brazil­ian paella and pas­tas, filet with Madeira wine sauce, fei­joada, caipir­in­has served be­neath “palm trees.” Happy hour with spe­cials (Mon.Fri.). D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun., three cour­ses $22.95; add $15 un­lim­ited mi­mosas). Live mu­sic sec­ond Sun. till 10 p.m. 1858 Columbia Road NW, 202.986.0757

MADAM’S OR­GAN

Soul Food Live mu­sic nightly at this rowdy bar where red­heads get a half-price drink spe­cial. Com­fort foods like fried chicken, meat­loaf, mac and cheese. Pool ta­bles, karaoke, rooftop bar. D (daily). 2461 18th St. NW, 202.667.5370

RUMBA CAFE

Latin Amidst art of “the Latin Amer­i­can ex­pe­ri­ence,” hearty soups, mole, plus mo­ji­tos, caipir­in­has. Bar, live mu­sic late: Thurs. tango, Fri. salsa, Sat. South Amer­i­can rock­pop, Sun. Cuban trou­ba­dour. Week­end brunch. Late-night menu. D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 2443 18th St. NW, 202.588.5501

TAIL UP GOAT

Amer­i­can Up-and- com­ers with lauded re­sumes (Komi, Lit­tle Serow) in their own laid-back Miche­lin-starred spot. In­ven­tive twists on clas­sics: smoked potato ravi­oli, sea­weed sour­dough, lamb ribs, pis­ta­chio roll with lab­neh gelato and fen­nel honey. D (daily). 1827 Adams Mill Road NW, 202.986.9600

ALEXAN­DRIA, VA. BASTILLE

French Up­scale Parisian bistro and wine bar with chef/own­ers Christophe and Michelle Poteaux’s lo­cally in­spired cui­sine: moules frites, hanger steak, lamb shoul­der cous­cous. Prix fixe lunch (three cour­ses, $29) and din­ner (three-five cour­ses, $39-$59; wine ex­tra) avail­able. Ar­ti­sanal cock­tails, prized desserts. Famed som­me­lier Mark Slater. L ( Tues.- Fri.), D ( Tues.-Sun.), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 606 N. Fayette St. 703.519.3776 Metro: Brad­dock Rd

BILBO BAGGINS

Amer­i­can “Global restau­rant” with up­stairs din­ing, Green Dragon pub down­stairs with mi­cro­brews, mar­ti­nis, “Hob­bit” drink spe­cials, TVs. Michael Armellino’s piz­zas, beef filet with Stil­ton, pork loin with chut­ney. L (Mon.Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun. with “Frodo’s French toast”). 208 Queen St., 703.683.0300

BLACKWALL HITCH

Seafood Wa­ter­front din­ing room with three bars, named for an 1800s sailor’s knot. Seafood clas­sics, plus flat­breads, sal­ads, burg­ers, steaks. Choco­late truffles, Smith Is­land cake. Gluten free, late night. Live mu­sic most nights. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 5 Cameron St., 703.739.6090

CHADWICKS

Amer­i­can Old-school sa­loon with steaks, ribs, crab cakes, burg­ers since 1979. Spe­cials like chicken pot pie, meat­loaf, fish ’n’ chips. Two bars, sports on TVs. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 203 Strand St., 703.836.4442

CHART HOUSE

Seafood On Old Town wa­ter­front, restau­rant with fresh seafood and cap­i­tal views. Crab soup, snap­per Hem­ing­way, prime rib, “hot choco­late” lava cake. Beer, wine, whiskeys. L (Mon.Sat.), D (daily), Br (Sun.). 1 Cameron St., 703.684.5080

JOE THEISMANN’S

Amer­i­can Red­skins QB’s long­time (c.1975) neigh­bor­hood grill, sports bar with its own menu, star ath­lete por­traits, TVs. Cozy booths for beer-bat­tered fish and chips, pas­tas, pan-seared scal­lops, filet mignon, crab cakes. Steps from Metro. L& D (daily). 1800 Di­ag­o­nal Road, 703.739.0777 Metro: King St.

LIVE OAK

South­ern Chef Jus­tus Frank (Fi­ola) bring­ing Charleston by way of Alexan­dria. Up­scale com­fort clas­sics (head on) shrimp and grits, smoked pork ribs, braised col­lard greens tortellini. Straw­berry short­cake, house­made ice cream. D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.).

1603 Com­mon­wealth Ave., 571.312.0402

MAG­NO­LIA’S ON KING

South­ern On main drag, town­house with Charleston touches. Ground-floor din­ing and up­stairs lounge with fire­place. Mod­ern­ized South­ern cui­sine: blood or­ange salad, spicy crab dip, rib­eye with maple ba­con green beans. House­made desserts, craft cock­tails. D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 703 King St., 703.838.9090

MEGGROLLS

Amer­i­can Lo­cal food truck now in new brick-and-mor­tar digs off King St. serv­ing egg rolls show­ing “mul­ti­ple per­son­al­i­ties” with fill­ings like “burger,” “buf­falo wing.” Call for hours. 107 N. Fayette St., 703.951.3340

MOUNT VER­NON INN

South­ern Can­dlelit din­ing with Ge­orge and Martha throw­back fa­vorites hoe­cakes, peanut ch­est­nut soup, plus ba­con ched­dar burger, duck with apri­cot sauce, fried chicken, steaks. Fire­place. Live mu­sic some nights. L (Mon.Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). Eight miles south of Alexan­dria at park­way ter­mi­nus. Ge­orge Washington Me­mo­rial Park­way, 703.780.0011

RESTAU­RANT EVE

Amer­i­can Up­scale bistro, smart som­me­lier Todd Thrasher and Cathal Arm­strong’s prize-win­ning fare. Foie gras ter­rine, Basque stew, an­te­lope with ramp cream, ar­ti­sanal cheeses. Tast­ing menu: five cour­ses ($105), seven cour­ses ($140); wine ex­tra. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (Mon.-Sat.). Bar and lounge late. 110 S. Pitt St., 703.706.0450

TRADE­MARK

Amer­i­can In the Westin, gas­tropub named for nearby patent of­fice (see fa­mous in­ven­tor photos). Matthew Miller’s Bri­tish spins on Bass Ale fish and chips, beer- can chicken, mac and cheese, with Joe Jen­der in the kitch-

en. In­ven­tive cock­tails. B& L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.Sun.). 2080 Jamieson Ave., Alexan­dria. Va., 703.253.8640

WARE­HOUSE BAR & GRILL

Amer­i­can Ma­hogany bar, car­i­ca­tures of celebri­ties/ lo­cal gen­try, steaks, seafood pasta, all-lump crab cakes, some Cajun ac­cents by chef Sert Ruamthong. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 214 King St., 703.683.6868 Metro: King St.

THE WHARF

Seafood Since 1971 in a 200year- old ware­house near the river: lob­ster, steaks, mahi mahi, baked crab, shell­fish tower, “cow­boy” rib­eye, po’ boys, pas­tas, Key lime chess pie. Kids’ menu. Bar. L (Mon.Sat.), D (daily), Br (Sun.). 119 King St., 703.836.2836 Metro: King St.

BETHESDA, MD. AMER­I­CAN TAP ROOM

Sa­loons & Pubs Old meets new with flat-screens, 20 beers on draft/40+ in bot­tles, cans. Grilled New York strip, wings, crab mac and cheese, sal­ads, flat­breads, jam­bal­aya. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.Sun.). 7278 Wood­mont Ave., Bethesda, Md., 301.656.1366 Metro: Bethesda; 1811 Li­brary St., Re­ston, Va., 703.834.0400

BLACK’S BAR & KITCHEN

Amer­i­can Prize-win­ning chef Jeff Black in his glam spot with pa­tio, oys­ter bar. Raw bar, char­cu­terie, wood-fire grilled meats and fish, seafood stew. Wine Spec­ta­tor awarded col­lec­tion. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily). Br (Sun.). 7750 Wood­mont Ave., 301.652.5525 Metro: Bethesda

PASSIONFISH

Seafood Dra­matic space with “float­ing” stairs, Chris Clime plat­ing fish from many oceans. Kids’ menu, sushi chef, cock­tails. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (sat.-Sun.). 7187 Wood­mont Ave., 301.358.6116 Metro: Bethesda; 11960 Democ­racy Drive, Re­ston, Va., 703.230.3474

CAPI­TOL HILL AMBAR

Balkan Ivan Iri­canin bring­ing his Bel­grade orig­i­nal to D.C. Ser­bia meets New World in slow- cooked meats and mezze, white veal soup, cheese pie. Balkan wines, beers, 30 va­ri­eties of Ser­bian rakia. Bar late. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 523 8th St. SE, 202.813.3039 Metro: Eastern Mar­ket; 2901 Wil­son Blvd., Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.975.9663

CAFE BER­LIN

Ger­man & Euro­pean In three for­mer town houses, tra­di­tional and light fare: schnitzels, pork medal­lions, goulasch. House­made cakes, tarts. Ger­man wines and beers. Pop­u­lar side­walk ta­bles. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sun.). 322 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NE, 202.543.7656 Metro: Union Sta­tion

GOOD STUFF EATERY

Amer­i­can “Top Chef” con­tes­tant Spike Men­del­sohn’s spe­cialty burg­ers, hand- cut fries, old-fash­ioned shakes. Counter ser­vice, communal ta­ble, cell phone charg­ing sta­tions. L& D (Mon.-Sat.). 303 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. SE, 202.543.8222 Metro: Capi­tol South; 2110 Crys­tal Drive, Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.415.4663 Metro: Crys­tal City

THE MON­O­CLE RESTAU­RANT

Amer­i­can Since 1960, Valanos fam­ily hospi­tal­ity draw­ing politi­cos (JFK, Nixon, women se­na­tors cau­cus) with crab cakes, rib eye, clas­sic desserts. Bar menu. Valet. L& D (Mon.Fri.). Week­ends for pri­vate events only. 107 D St. NE, 202.546.4488 Metro: Union Sta­tion

PINEAP­PLE AND PEARLS

Amer­i­can James Beard win­ner Aaron Sil­ver­man’s Miche­lin­starred tast­ing menu in din­ing room or chef’s counter ($250, tax, tip, drinks in­cluded). Same menu in bar ($150, tax and tip in­cluded, drinks ex­tra). Reser­va­tions re­quired via web­site, five weeks in ad- vance. D ( Tues.- Fri.). 715 8th St. SE, 202.595.7375

CHEVY CHASE KOBO

Ja­panese Broth­ers Piter and Handry Tjian’s restau­rant in­side Sushiko for kappo- style tast­ings ($130 Mon.-Wed. ve­gan only; $160 Thurs.-Sat. non-ve­gan only). In shop­ping cen­ter east of av­enue. D (daily). 5455 Wis­con­sin Ave., Chevy Chase, Md., 301.961.1644 Metro: Friend­ship Heights

SUSHIKO

Ja­panese Chef team’s art­ful sushi, sashimi and 35-50 spe­cials. Omakase (chef’s choice) $60+. Tast­ing menus (reser­va­tions rec­om­mended) $90 (seven small dishes, sushi, dessert). French Bur­gundies, sakes, Ja­panese beers. In shop­ping cen­ter east of av­enue. L& D (daily). 5455 Wis­con­sin Ave., Chevy Chase, Md., 301.961.1644 Metro: Friend­ship Heights

CHI­NA­TOWN/ PENN QUAR­TER CARMINE’S

Ital­ian Man­hat­tan leg­end, now D.C.’s largest restau­rant (20,300 square feet). Fam­ilystyle plat­ters of pas­tas, chicken, steak, tiramisu. Well-priced wines, clas­sic cock­tails. Twolevel lounge, nine pri­vate rooms. Groups wel­come. L & D (daily). Bar till late. Valet. 425 7th St. NW, 202.737.7770 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town or Ju­di­ciary Sq

CHINA CHILCANO

Asian-Latin Celeb chef José An­drés’s col­or­ful spot mix­ing Peru’s na­tive Cri­ollo, Chi­nese and Ja­panese. Su mai de con­cha (pork shu­mai dumplings), papa a la Huan­caina y ocopa (yel­low pota­toes in spicy, creamy sauces). Shaved ice, sweet cus­tard, plus one of the largest Pisco col­lec­tions in the U. S. D (daily). 418 7th St. NW, 202.783.0941 Metro: Ar­chives or Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town

EAT AT NA­TIONAL PLACE

In­ter­na­tional Con­ve­nient food hall with a dozen eater­ies for break­fast, lunch and din­ner. Happy hour and pre-the­ater spe­cials. Free Wi- Fi, TVs for ca­ble news and sports. B, L& D (Mon.-Sat., plus Sun. through mid- May). 13th and F sts. NW, 202.662.1200 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

FI­OLA

Ital­ian Beard-win­ning Fabio Traboc­chi in his Miche­lin­starred “villa” for lob­ster ravi­oli, rib­eye, seafood. Themed tast­ings, three-six cour­ses ($90-$150, wines ex­tra). L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily). 678 In­di­ana Ave. NW, 202.628.2888 Metro: Ar­chives

LE­GAL SEA FOODS

Seafood Famed for its lob­ster, raw bar, clam chow­der and an award-win­ning wine list. Most lo­ca­tions L& D (daily). 704 7th St. NW, 202.347.0007 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town; 2301 Jef­fer­son Davis High­way, Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.415.1200 Metro: Crys­tal City; Rea­gan Na­tional Air­port, Ter­mi­nal C, Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.413.9810 Metro: Na­tional Air­port

MASTRO’S

Steak­house Lo­cal outpost of pop­u­lar West Coast al­tar to beef in a sophisticated set­ting with servers in white jack­ets. Wet-aged steaks, chops, plus seafood, sushi. Deca­dent sides and desserts (warm but­ter cake for two). Ex­ten­sive wine list. Live mu­sic nightly. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily). 600 13th St. NW, 202.347.1500 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

MCCORMICK & SCHMICK’S

Seafood Famed West Coast restau­rant for fresh catches, oys­ters, draft beers, sin­gle malts. Hours vary by site. 1625 K St. NW, 202.861.2233 Metro: Far­rgut West; 901 F St. NW, 202.639.9330 Metro: Gallery PlChi­na­town; 145 Na­tional Plaza, Oxon Hill, Md., 301.567.6224; Re­ston Town Cen­ter, Re­ston, Va., 703.481.6600; 8484 West­park Drive, McLean,

Va., 703.848.8000; 2010 Crys­tal Drive, Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.413.6400 Metro: Crys­tal City

MINI­BAR BY JOSÉ AN­DRÉS

Span­ish Beard-win­ner José An­drés’ imag­i­na­tive Miche­lin­starred “lab­o­ra­tory” for 30- 40 tastes the Washington Post calls “culi­nary high-wire acts.” Twelve seats. $275 (pre-tax, pre-tip), bev­er­ages ex­tra. Reser­va­tions re­quired (book on­line. Two months avail­able at a time, start­ing at 10 a.m. the first Mon­day of each month). D ( Tues.-Sat.). 855 E St. NW, 202.393.0812

OYAMEL

Mex­i­can A José An­drés cocina with Colin King’s ce­viche, tacos (mahi mahi, baby pig, even cricket), hot and cold an­ti­ji­tos. Mar­garita with salt “air,” 50 tequi­las. Night owl bar menu (Sun.-Wed.). L (Mon.Fri.), D (daily, Br (Sat.-Sun.). 401 7th St. NW, 202.628.1005 Metro: Ar­chives

WOK AND ROLL

Asian Once the Sur­ratt House where Lin­coln as­sas­sins con­spired, now restau­rant with authen­tic tastes of China plus sushi bar, big screen, happy hour spe­cials, up­stairs pri­vate karaoke lounge. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily). Car­ry­out and de­liv­ery. 604 H St. NW, 202.347.4656 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chi­na­town

DOWN­TOWN EAT AT NA­TIONAL PLACE

In­ter­na­tional Di­verse food hall with a dozen eater­ies for break­fast, lunch and din­ner. Happy hour, plus pre-the­ater spe­cials. Free Wi- Fi, TVs for ca­ble news and sports. B,L & D (Mon.- Fri. till 7 p.m., some restau­rants till later; Sat. till 6 p.m.; Sun. till 5 p.m.). 13th and F sts. NW, 202.662.1200 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

MOR­TON’S

Steak­house Lo­cals and power lunch­ers dig­ging into porter­house, New York strip, filet mignon, lob­ster. Hours vary by lo­ca­tion. 1050 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.955.5997 Metro:

Far­ragut West; 3251 Prospect St. NW, 202.342.6258; 1750 Crys­tal Drive, Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.418.1444 Metro: Crys­tal City; 11956 Mar­ket St., Re­ston, Va., 703.796.0128

OCEANAIRE SEAFOOD ROOM

Seafood Swank “ocean­liner” where celebs, power lunch­ers go for fresh catches. Alaskan King crab, Coho salmon, Dover sole. Also crab cakes, steaks, oys­ter bar. Valet $12. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily). 1201 F St. NW, 202.347.2277 Metro: Metro Cen­ter

THE PRIME RIB

Steak­house Za­gat-rated No. 1 steak­house in D.C., plus Food & Wine Magazine top five ro­man­tic restau­rants in U. S. with USDA prime cuts, lump crab cakes, lob­ster. Lively bar, pi­anist (Mon.-Thurs.), bassist/ pi­anist (Fri.-Sat.), start­ing at 7 p.m. Fine wines. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (Mon.-Sat.). Jack­ets for men (pro­vided) dur­ing din­ner. Free valet park­ing after 5 p.m. 2020 K St. NW, 202.466.8811

DUPONT CIR­CLE ANKARA

Turk­ish As­lan­turk fam­ily’s con­tem­po­rary and clas­sic cui­sine in a chic, mod­ern set­ting. Pide (flat breads), grilled kabobs, hot and cold mezze. Spa­cious pa­tio. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun., tra­di­tional Turk­ish). 1320 19th St. NW, 202.293.6301 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (South)

BUCA DI BEPPO

Ital­ian “Im­mi­grant South­ern” to-share pizza, pas­tas, chicken car­bonara in two por­tion sizes. Over-the-top 1950s decor and re­serve-ahead “Pope’s Room.” L& D (daily). 1825 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.232.8466 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

SUSHI TARO

Ja­panese Miche­lin-starred sec­ond-story spot with tatami rooms, ki­mo­noed host­ess and ex­otic sushi (flute fish, live scal­lops) by mas­ter chef Nobu Ya­mazaki and team. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (Mon.-Sat.). 1503 17th St. NW, 202.462.8999 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle

FOGGY BOT­TOM/ WEST END BEEF­STEAK

Amer­i­can From José An­drés, assem­bly line-style, fast­ca­sual for veg-heavy bowls (some meat, too). Fresh­pressed juices, wine, lo­cal craft beer, Spin­drift so­das. L& D (daily). 800 22nd St. NW, 202.296.1421 Metro: Foggy Bot­tom; 1528 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW, 202.986.7597 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North)

CHALIN’S

Chi­nese Man­darin, Szechuan, Can­tonese dishes by chefs with a “cen­tury of ex­pe­ri­ence.” Con­tem­po­rary takes on tra­di­tional dumplings, seafood (20+ dishes), pork, duck, beef, noo­dles. Veg­e­tar­ian, low­sodium, low-fat items. Car­ry­out/de­liv­ery. L& D (daily). 1912 I (Eye) St. NW, 202.293.6000 Metro: Far­ragut West

EL CHA­LAN

Peru­vian D.C.’s old­est Peru­vian cafe with lomo saltado (filet strips with fried potato), South Amer­i­can-style paella draw­ing World Bank crowd. Touted by His­panic Magazine as among top 50 U. S. Latin restau­rants. L (Mon.Fri.), D (Mon.-Sat.). 1924 I (Eye) St. NW, 202.293.2765 Metro: Far­ragut West GE­ORGE­TOWN

CHAIA

Veg­e­tar­ian Brick-and-mor­tar outpost of pop­u­lar farm­ers mar­ket stand. In­ven­tive tacos with hand­made corn tor­tillas (but­ter­nut squash, creamy kale) plus sides, bev­er­ages, desserts, all gluten free. L & D (daily). 3207 Grace St. NW, 202.333.5222

CHEZ BILLY SUD

French El­e­gant bistro by mu­si­cian broth­ers Eric and Ian Hil­ton ( Thiev­ery Cor­po­ra­tion) for beef Bour­guignon, steak frites, frisée au lar­dons. L ( Tues.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-

Sun.). 1039 31st St. NW, 202.965.2606

FI­OLA MARE

Seafood Beard-win­ner Fabio Traboc­chi’s ven­ture by the river. Brinn Sin­nott plat­ing oys­ters, smoked cod, Maine lob­ster, cala­mari-squid ink risotto, whole fish de-boned at ta­ble, lemon tart, choco­late bon bons. Cock­tails to mock­tails. L ( Tues.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). Valet. 3050 K St. NW, 202.628.0065

MARTIN’S TAV­ERN

Amer­i­can Since 1933, politi­cos (from JFK to Joe), Supreme Court jus­tices, spies, celebs, Ge­orge­town friends have been say­ing “Meet me at Martin’s.” Clas­sic fare: tav­ern burger, prime rib, fish and chips, lob­ster risotto, daily spe­cials. Shaded pa­tio, weather per­mit­ting. Ask to see his­tory brochure. L (Mon.Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.-Sun.). 1264 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 202.333.7370

MOUNT VER­NON SQUARE ALTA STRADA

Ital­ian Prized chef Michael Schlow pay­ing homage to Ital­ian clas­sics like tagli­atelle Bolog­nese, roasted branzino, grilled meats. Crudo bar, thin­crust piz­zas. D (daily). 465 K St. NW, 202.629.4662 Metro: Mt. Ver­non Sq

TORTINO RESTAU­RANT

Ital­ian Long­time D.C. chef Noé Canales turn­ing out soul­ful mod­ern Tus­can (goat cheese and sun­choke gnoc­chi, black ink crab ravi­oli, osso buco lamb shank) in a warm and invit­ing en­vi­ron­ment. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily). 1228 11th St. NW, 202.312.5570 Metro: Mt. Ver­non Sq

NA­TIONAL HAR­BOR FISH BY JOSÉ AN­DRÉS

Seafood Beard win­ner José An­drés in­side MGM Na­tional Har­bor with ex­pan­sive pa­tio/ views. Live seafood (in tanks) high­light­ing lo­cal fare in global prepa­ra­tions. Tuna tartare,

lob­ster jam­bal­aya. D (daily).

Mary­land Fry Bar (5 seats) for tast­ings (8 cour­ses $40, 11 cour­ses $50). D ( Wed.-Sun., reser­va­tions rec­om­mended). 101 MGM Na­tional Ave., Oxon Hill, Md., 301.971.6050

MAR­CUS BY MAR­CUS SAMUELSSON

Amer­i­can Celeb chef’s com­fort foods re­flect­ing his Ethiopian/Swedish/Amer­i­can back­ground. Pot pie filled with doro wet, berbere-spiced fried “yard­bird,” “Helga’s” meat­balls and pasta. Glo­be­trot­ting wine list (33 by the glass), lo­cal beers, clas­sic cock­tails. B,L & D (daily) Br (Sat.-Sun.). 101 MGM Na­tional Ave., Oxon Hill, Md., 301.971.6010

SUCCOTASH

South­ern Star chef Ed­ward Lee’s “dirty” fried chicken with spicy gochu­jang sauce, wa­ter­melon and fried peanuts. Pecan pie. Bar heavy on whiskey, rye, bour­bon (Pappy Van Win­kle). Gen­er­ous por­tions. L (Mon.- Fri.), D (daily), Br (Sat.Sun.). 186 Wa­ter­front St., Oxon Hill, Md., 301.567.8900

VOLT­AG­GIO BROTH­ERS STEAK HOUSE

Steak­house Celeb chef bros Michael and Bryan Volt­ag­gio’s res­i­dence-like digs for dryaged USDA Prime, Amer­i­can Wagyu, wedge salad with gor­gonzola “snow,” tuna “steak tartare.” “Time­line” of cock­tails from 1670’s clar­i­fied milk punch to 2005’s fivespice peni­cillin. In­side MGM Na­tional Har­bor re­sort. D (daily). 101 MGM Na­tional Ave., Oxon Hill, Md., 301.971.6060

NORTH­EAST LE GRE­NIER

French Homey, yet ro­man­tic two-story bistro with an­tique at­tic set­ting. Clas­sic fare el­e­gantly pre­sented: braised beef stew, frog legs, duck breast, sal­ads, cheeses, desserts. Full bar. D ( Tues.-Sun., Br (Sat.-Sun.). 502 H St. NE, 202.544.4999

PIDZZA

Turk­ish Assem­bly line-style “piz­zas” with Turk­ish twist in­side new de­vel­op­ment in emerg­ing zone. Sig­na­tures like “The LMC” (ground beef, tomato, onion, green pep­per, spices) or make-your- own with top­pings like roasted curry cau­li­flower and su­cuk (spicy Turk­ish beef sausage). L& D (daily). 2000 Hecht Ave. NE, 202.635.0890

THE TAV­ERN AT IVY CITY SMOKE­HOUSE

Amer­i­can Restau­rant with next- door mar­ket for honey hot-smoked salmon “candy,” pas­trami smoked salmon tacos, griled steaks, fried chicken, burg­ers. Steamed crabs. Beer (11 on tap), wine (mostly West Coast, 15 by the glass), cock­tails. L& D (daily). 1356 Okie St. NE, 202.529.3300

SHAW ARROZ

Span­ish Celeb chef Mike Is­abella’s new­est con­cept in­side glam Mar­riott Mar­quis with exec chef Michael Rafidi (of Michael Mina) in the kitchen. Fa­mil­iar Span­ish faves with fine din­ing up­grades, plus fla­vors of Por­tu­gal and Morocco. Name­sake rice dishes topped with duck breast or soft-shell crab. San­grias on tap, sherry cock­tails. Ex­ten­sive wine list. D (daily). 901 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW, 202.869.3300 Metro: Mt. Ver­non Sq

CHAP­LIN’S

Ja­panese Homage to the ac­tor- co­me­dian with drinks named for his movies, 15 drafts, 25 wines by the glass. Small plates, hot and cold: shabu salad, hand­made ra­mens, dumplings. Group roasts (pig and lamb). L (Sat.Sun.), D (daily). 1501 9th St. NW, 202.644.8806 Metro: Mt. Ver­non Sq or Shaw- Howard U

CHERCHER

Ethiopian A friendly, ca­sual restau­rant serv­ing pop­u­lar and authen­tic dishes like doro wet (chicken stew) and yebeg wet (lamb stew). Veg­e­tar­ian

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