Off the Record
St John’s Church
A small building, St John’s isn’t DC’s most imposing church, but it is arguably its most important. That’s because it’s the ‘Church of...
The land north of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave was originally deeded as part of the White House grounds. However, in 1804 President Thomas...
Designed in 1818 by Benjamin Latrobe for the War of 1812 naval hero Stephen Decatur, the building holds the honor of being the first and...
No bad sitar music or heat-lamp-warmed buffets here; Bombay Club cooks eclectic, modern Indian fare. The duck kebab fires up the...
800 16th St NW, Hay-Adams Hotel · interesting places nearby
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Intimate red booths, a hidden basement location in one of the city’s most prestigious hotels, right across from the White House – no wonder DC's important people submerge to be seen and not heard (as the tagline goes) at Off the Record. Experienced bartenders swirl martinis and Manhattans for the suit-wearing crowd. Groovy framed political caricatures hang on the walls.