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Rosario review: An elevated neighborhood spaghetti house in Adams Morgan

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FIRST BITE | The new Italian eatery from Smoke and Barrel’s chef aims to fill a pasta void on 18th Street.

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Voltaggio Brothers Steak House review: Together at last, this tag team antes up

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

2.5 stars | Bryan and Michael Voltaggio have finally joined forces at MGM National Harbor, and diners are winning big.

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At Ruta del Vino, refreshing takes on Latin food — with nary a small plate in sight

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

2 stars | Petworth neighborhood spot is welcoming and familiar, in all the best ways.

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At Baba, next-gen cocktails and lots of personality

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FIRST BITE | The new bar beneath Ambar in Clarendon expands tastes beyond the Balkans.

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Tiger Fork: Down an alley, find a playful take on Hong Kong-style cooking in Shaw

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

2.5 stars | Blagden Alley newcomer demonstrates focus — and a love for chiles and cocktails

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Mirabelle, on the fast track to sublime

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FIRST BITE | Frank Ruta and Aggie Chin pair up in an elegant downtown setting, with impressive service and plates.

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Little Coco’s: There are serious ambitions behind this playful trattoria

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

$20 Diner | The old Rib Pit Lounge in Petworth didn’t look like much when Jackie Greenbaum and Gordon Banks got their hands on it. A long-dormant club connected to a barbecue joint next door — the lounge may have been a gentlemen’s club, offering a smoking-hot experience of a different sort — the one-story space was gutted. […]

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Fish by José Andrés review: The area’s best seafood is now at MGM National Harbor

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

3 stars | It’s a gleaming tribute to the treasures of the sea, and more.

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Red Apron Burger Bar: Chow down on top-notch burgers in Dupont Circle

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

$20 Diner | Chef Nathan Anda and team have created a joint that uses only Virginia beef.

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Sfoglina review: A pronounced expression of pasta and more, from Team Fiola

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

3 stars | It’s not casual as advertised, but you’ll want to go to this Van Ness beauty anyway.

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Colada Shop in D.C. reviewed: Little Havana done right, and an $8 daiquiri

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FIRST BITE | The second location of Juan Coronado’s Cuban cafe delivers on many levels.

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The $20 Diner’s favorite dumplings at dim-sum restaurants

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Call it cart anxiety. It’s that moment when the dim-sum pushcart stops at your table, and you stare inside at the stacks of stainless-steel containers. The server, facing a busy dining room and the slowly degrading dishes in her steam-heated cart, quickly rattles off the meats and vegetables stuffed inside each dumpling, as if the […]

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The Smith reviewed: In Penn Quarter, there are crowds to please

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FIRST BITE | Crab cake bites and a meatless bibimbap are among the highlights at this noisy spot.

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Himitsu review: This Petworth jewel is a secret no more

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

3 stars | Co-owners bring an intimate, modern sensibility to a tiny Japanese dining room

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La Puerta Verde review: True Mexican spirit in Ivy City

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FIRST BITE | Chef Carlos Camacho cooks mother-inspired dishes of his homeland.

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