Washington, D.C.

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Bub and Pop's
1815 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 457-1111
www.bubandpops.com
  • Jewish Hoagie
    corned beef, brisket, roast turkey, Kosher salami, Swiss cheese, spicy mustard, thousand island & cole slaw; looks good
  • Roast Pork Hoagie
    slow roasted porchetta, hazelnut gremolata, aged provolone & pork jus; looks good
4.5 out of 5
591 ratings
opened in 2013; Philly transplant ("a taste of Philly in Washington, D.C."); Other Recipes: French Onion Dip
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Minibar
405 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-0812
www.cafeatlantico.com/min...
  • Insalata Caprese Injection
    one bite: one cherry tomato pierced by pipette that has blended mozzarella and extra virgin olive oil
4.5 out of 5
283 ratings
6-seat bar that offers tasting menu; one of Jose Andres' restaurant
3
Carving Room
300 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 525-2116
carvingroom.com
  • "Cigars"
    spring roll wrapper stuffed & fried; choice of Moroccan spiced ground beef, corned beef hash or chorizo (or combo); served w/ dipping sauce
  • Pastrami Poblano
    oven roasted poblano pepper, crispy pastrami, provolone, a fried egg, chipotle mayo & cilantro served on Ciabatta roll; looks good
4.0 out of 5
287 ratings
est. 2012; neighborhood kitchen specializing in house cured & hand carved meats, homemade sides & pickled vegetables
4
ChurchKey
1337 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 567-2576
churchkeydc.com
  • Gigante Beans
  • Monte Cristo
    w/ pig's head terrine & topped w/ syrup
  • Summer Vegetable Ragu
4.0 out of 5
1235 ratings
gastropub that specializes in beer...up to 50 drafts + 700 on the bottle
5
DC Brau Brewing Company
3178-B Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 621-8890
www.dcbrau.com
  • Beer
4.0 out of 5
115 ratings
since 1956; specialize in beer w/ brewery in-house
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Filomena Ristorante
1063 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 338-8800
www.filomena.com
  • Gnocchi Della Mamma
    potatoe based dumpling in Bolognese Meat Sauce; looks good
  • Neopolitan Ragu Con Cavatelli
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1742 ratings
homemade pasta; "Pasta Mama" makes pasta right at street window; aftermeal drink is on-the-house
7
Founding Farmers
1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 822-8783
www.wearefoundingfarmers....
  • Devil-ish Eggs
    sampler w/ various types: Maine lobster, crab, smoked salmon and classic; get fresh eggs from a local farmer everyday
4.0 out of 5
9185 ratings
opened in 2008; offer farm-inspired American true food and drink in a modern, casual and eco-friendly setting; three blocks from the White House
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Granville Moore's
1238 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 399-2546
granvillemoores.com...
  • Moules Frites (Bleu)
    hook's blue cheese, pork belly, shallots, spinach, white wine, lemon; fries are crispy, twice fried, hand-cut potatoes & come w/ choice of dipping sauces (truffle mayo served for Throwdown)
4.0 out of 5
908 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]
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Michel Richard Citronelle (CLOSED)
3000 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 625-2150
  • Lobster "Begula" Pasta
    tin can lined w/ lobster meat, a poached egg, Hollandaise sauce and topped w/ black-dyed couscous pasta (making it look like Beluga caviar...and hence the different spelling in the name)
4.0 out of 5
235 ratings
CLOSED; James Beard Award winner 2007 (Outstanding Chef, Outstanding Wine Service); meal at the grill-side table inside the kitchen is available
10
Toki Underground
1234 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 388-3086
tokiunderground.com...
  • Toki Classic Ramen
    ramen soup w/ 8-10 optional add-ons; Guy's had pulled pork, crispy chicken oysters, pork cheeks, bok choy, scallions, pickled ginger, sesame seeds, slow-poached egg, chili oil & black garlic oil; "truly a masterpiece of food" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Vegetable Dumplings
    Guy had them pan-fried; "might be the best vegetarian dumpling that I've ever had...they ask 'what's your last meal'...I'm gonna put this vegetarian dumpling in that list" -Guy Fieri; dumpling options include pork, chicken or seafood; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1739 ratings
since 2011; Taiwan-inspired cuisine specializing in ramen & dumplings; no signage...located (hidden) upstairs from The Pug; Other Recipes: Chicken Karage
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Tortilla Cafe
210 7th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-5700
tortillacafe.com
  • Chicken Tamale
    "this is--w/o question--one of the tastiest tamales"-Guy Fieri
  • Pork and Cheese Pupusa
    #1 menu item; chopped seasoned pork w/ ricotta cheese; "you gotta come try this--I'm not kidding you..out of bounds!"-Guy Fieri
4.0 out of 5
489 ratings
in Eastern Market; authentic Salvadoran food; Other Recipes: Pico de Gallo
12
Art and Soul
415 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 854-0023
www.jdvhotels.com/restaur...
  • Fried Chicken for Two
    double-dredged fried free range chicken served w/ spicy collards, buttermilk mash & gravy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
749 ratings
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Ben's Chili Bowl
1213 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-0909
benschilibowl.com
  • Chili Half Smoke
    sausage; looks good; looks good
3.5 out of 5
3280 ratings
#28 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1958; D.C. landmark; Bill Cosby, President Obama ate here
14
Comet Ping Pong
5037 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 364-0404
www.cometpingpong.com...
  • "Stanley" (Pizza)
    pizza w/ house-made Italian fennel sausage, sauce, mozzarella, roasted peppers
  • "The Philly" (Calzone)
    calzone w/ house roasted pork, garlic, red pepper, grilled broccoli rabe & provolone
  • "Yalie" (Pizza)
    top seller; pizza w/ fresh clams, garlic, melted onions, thyme, parmesan, lemon
3.5 out of 5
713 ratings
pizza joint; ping pong tables in restaurant (to play); tables are painted like ping pong tables; Other Recipes: Ricotta
15
DCity Smokehouse
203 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 733-1919
www.dcitysmokehouse.com...
  • Half Smoke
    half pork, half beef wieners from Mangers (in Baltimore) topped w/ shredded cheese, BBQ brisket chili, yellow mustard & chopped onions; looks good
3.5 out of 5
91 ratings
traditional BBQ taste in an unconventional setting; moved from original airing location (8 Florida Ave NW)
16
Fojol Bros. of Merlindia (CLOSED)
Washington, DC
(443) 595-7644
fojol.com
  • Chicken Curry
  • Chicken Masala
    looks good
  • Lassi pop
    mango popcicle
3.5 out of 5
187 ratings
CLOSED; food truck; long lines; servers/cooks dressed in wacky costumes and wear mustaches
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Good Stuff Eatery
303 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-8222
www.goodstuffeatery.com...
  • Obama Burger
    burger w/ applewood smoked bacon, red onion marmalade, bleu cheese, horseradish mayo; looks good
  • Smoke House Burger
    burger w/ applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, fried Vidalia onion ring, chipotle BBQ sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1718 ratings
President Obama ate here
18
Horace & Dickie's Seafood Carryout
809 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 397-6040
www.horaceanddickies.com...
  • Jumbo Fish Sandwich
    6 fried whiting fish fillets, topped w/ cole slaw, tartar sauce & hot sauce between 8 slices of bread (4 on top, 4 on bottom); looks good
3.5 out of 5
339 ratings
opened in 1990
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Jaleo
480 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-7949
www.jaleo.com
  • Arozz A Banda Con Gambas Paella
    seafood rice-dish
3.5 out of 5
1603 ratings
opened in 1993; one of José Andrés's restaurant (José was named Outstanding Chef of the Year at the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards)
20
Jumbo Slice Pizza
2341 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-2200
  • Pizza
    jumbo slice; uses Mozzarella and provolone cheeses; each slice is 20-inches long and weighs 1-lb
3.5 out of 5
199 ratings
Food War: Pizza Mart vs. Jumbo Slice Pizza... Pizza Mart won (3-votes-to-2); originator of jumbo pizza slice in Adams Morgan; competes w/ Pizza Mart (owned by his younger brother) only 1 block away
21
Mason Dixie Biscuit
2301 Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 849-3518
www.masondixiebiscuits.co...
  • Adobo Lamb Biscuit
    biscuit sandwich w/ adobo-braised shredded lamb, salsa verde, fried egg; looks good
3.5 out of 5
121 ratings
est. 2014; moved from original airing location (Union Market)
22
Oohh's & Aahh's
1005 U St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 667-7142
www.oohhsnaahhs.com...
3.5 out of 5
972 ratings
soul food
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Pizza Mart
2445 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-9700
  • Pizza
    jumbo slice; uses mozzarella, provolone and cheddar cheeses; each slice is 20-inches long and weighs 1-lb
3.5 out of 5
141 ratings
Food War: Pizza Mart vs. Jumbo Slice Pizza; Pizza Mart won (3-votes-to-2)... competes w/ Jumbo Slice Pizza (owned by his older brother) only 1 block away; spicier sauce
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Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company
2418 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2558
rocklands.com
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Spare Ribs
  • The Pearl
    mac & cheese, barbequed baked beans, chopped pork & Rocklands barbeque sauce, stacked for easy eating; looks good
3.5 out of 5
278 ratings
opened in 1990
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Tune Inn
331 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-2725
  • Beer-Battered Burger
    cooked burger, battered then deep-fried
  • Joe's West Virginia Sandwich
    sliced roast beef w/ house "wonton" (?) sauce; looks good!
3.5 out of 5
383 ratings
opened in 1947; Congress members to blue collar frequent here; self-proclaimed dive "and very proud of it!"; Other Recipes: Fried Chicken
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