Restaurants

Top Choice Pizza in Upper Northwest DC

Comet Ping Pong

Proving that DC is more than a city of suits and corporate offices, Comet Ping Pong offers a fun and festive counterpoint to most of the city's eateries. On offer are ping-pong tables, an industrial-chic interior an…
Top Choice Cafe in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Busboys & Poets

Busboys & Poets is one of U St's linchpins. Locals pack the place for coffee, boozy brunches, books and a progressive vibe that makes San Francisco feel conservative. The lengthy, vegetarian-friendly menu spans …
Top Choice Cafe in Downtown & Penn Quarter

A Baked Joint

Order at the counter then take your luscious, heaped-on-housemade-bread sandwich – perhaps the fried egg and goat cheese on a fluffy biscuit, or the Nutella and banana on whole-wheat sourdough – to a bench or table …
Top Choice Sandwiches in Dupont Circle & Kalorama

Bub & Pop's

A chef tired of the fine-dining rat race opened this gourmet sandwich shop with his parents. Ingredients are made in-house from scratch – the meatballs, pickles, mayonnaise, roasted pork. Congenial mom Arlene rules …
Market in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Union Market

The cool crowd hobnobs at this food hall, where culinary entrepreneurs sell their banana-ginger chocolates, herbed goat cheeses and smoked meats. Among the stalls featuring prepared foods, everything from Burmese mi…
Pizza in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Timber Pizza

Bon Appetit magazine crowned Timber one of the best new restaurants in America in 2017, while the James Beard Foundation nominated the chef as a rising star. So yeah, the wood-fired pizzas are pretty damn good, espe…
Cafe in Downtown & Penn Quarter

Busboys & Poets

Busboys & Poets is a local minichain of cool cafes. Each has a multicultural, opinionated, creative vibe, along with a lengthy menu of well-priced sandwiches, Southern dishes, coffee, beer and other cafe bites, …
Pizza in Upper Northwest DC

2 Amys

A stone’s throw from Washington National Cathedral, 2 Amys serves Neapolitan-style pizzas and calzones to a devoted crowd of regulars. It's particularly popular with local families. Toppings are traditional – marina…
Deli in Downtown & Penn Quarter

Red Apron Butchery

Red Apron makes a helluva breakfast sandwich. Plop into one of the comfy booths and wrap your lips around the ricotta, honey and pine-nut 'aristocrat' or the egg and chorizo 'buenos dias.' They're all heaped onto ti…
Pizza in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

&pizza

&pizza outlets are popping up all over DC, and no wonder: this is high-quality fast food. Create your own pie (enough for two meals) using housemade mozzarella, vegan mozzarella, red chickpea puree, truffle sauc…