Nine new restaurants to try— and fun, heart-pounding ways to work off the calories
IN D.C.’S red-hot dining scene, the furious pace of restaurant openings gives diners endless choices for delectable cuisine. At Chevy Chase’s Kobo inside Sushiko, brothers Piter and Handry Tjan present an artfully delicious Japanese kappo-style tasting menu ( plus a vegan one Monday through Wednesday). Indian street food shines at Bindaas (facing page) in Cleveland Park, where hungry visitors tuck into James Beard-nominated Vikram Sunderam’s savory chaat snacks and Goan pork pao sandwiches. In Capitol Hill, Michelin-starred
Pineapple & Pearls takes guests on an elegant Instagram-worthy journey, while at Navy Yard’s laid-back Whaley’s (above), eaters chill with raw bar dishes and riverside views. Northeast’s emerging Ivy City draws foodies with
The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse’s honey hot-smoked salmon “candy” and Pidzza *s ! rkish atbreads. @i in& (For details, see listings starting on page 43).