ADAMS MOR­GAN, D.C.

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A RAKE’S PROGRESS Amer­i­can

James Beard win­ner Spike Gjerde’s first D.C. foray fo­cused on lo­cal pro­duc­ers and sea­sonal ingredients. Raw bar, small plates (fried quail, bone broth), shared dishes (stuffed whole porgy, rib eye), mains (spit-roasted par­tridge, grilled sweet potato). Ex­ten­sive wine list with lo­cal mak­ers. D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). The Line Ho­tel, 1770 Euclid St. NW, 202.864.4190

BROTH­ERS AND SIS­TERS Amer­i­can/Asian

James Beard­nom­i­nated Erik Bruner-Yang’s new­est all- day restau­rant. Western-style food as seen through the lens of Ja­pan and Tai­wan (milk bread with eggs and potato rosti, oc­to­pus hot dog, knife- cut noo­dles). Lux­u­ries like an uni tray ser­vice with mul­ti­ple top­pings. B, L & D (daily). The Line Ho­tel, 1770 Euclid St. NW, 202.864.4180

GRILL FROM IPANEMA Brazil­ian

Alcy De Souza’s au­then­tic seafood stews, Brazil­ian paella and pas­tas, spiced shrimp, filet with Madeira wine sauce, chicken Copaca­bana, fei­joada and caipir­in­has served be­neath “palm trees.” D (daily), Br (SaSu). 1858 Columbia Road NW, 202.986.0757

LAPIS AFGHAN BISTRO Afghan

The Popal fam­ily’s ode to Afghan home cook­ing with ma­tri­arch in the kitchen. Com­fort foods like man­too (dumplings), bolani (stuffed flat breads), grilled kabobs, plus veg­e­tar­ian dishes ( sabzi, sauteed spinach; samarok, sauteed mush­rooms). Airy space with blue (lapis) ac­cents, fam­ily por­traits and an­tique rugs. Pa­tio. D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 1847 Columbia Road NW, 202.299.9630

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

MEL­LOW MUSH­ROOM Pizza

Eco-minded spot known for “south­ern” pizza, pret­zels, cal­zones, sal­ads and hoa­gies. Craft beers on tap, veg­e­tar­ian and gluten-free op­tions. Rooftop bar and

pa­tio. L, D (daily). 2436 18th St. NW, 202.290.2778

MINTWOOD PLACE Amer­i­can

Cedric Maupil­lier’s classy com­fort food (sus­tain­able and lo­cal): dev­iled pickled eggs, duck and pork cas­soulet, parme­san leek risotto, key lime pie. Kids menu. Cock­tails, beers on tap. Green-friendly in­te­rior with wood from an Amish barn. D ( Tu-Su), Br (SaSu). 1813 Columbia Road NW, 202.234.6732

TAIL UP GOAT Amer­i­can

Up-and- com­ers with lauded re­sumes (Komi, Lit­tle Serow) in their own laid­back Miche­lin-starred spot. In­ven­tive twists on clas­sics: smoked potato ravi­oli, lamb ribs. D (daily). 1827 Adams Mill Road NW, 202.986.9600

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