The most recent season of Top Chef brought the foodie spotlight to Washington, D.C., a city whose dining scene has grown decidedly hip in the last few years. The TV-chefs have now packed up their knives, but D.C. still offers plenty of cutting-edge culinary experiences. Here are our top picks of the hottest tables in the city.
The menu is always exciting at this nuevo Latino restaurant with friendly service. At Minibar on the second floor, you can explore a tasting menu of about 30 creative morsels—it’s one of the most adventurous dining experiences in the city . . . Read more
The owner of this quirky club and restaurant named after soul singer Marvin Gaye is Eric Hilton, a D.C. local who became a national celebrity as half of the DJ supergroup Thievery Corporation. . . . Read more
Westend Bistro by Eric Ripert
Where else but the Ritz-Carlton Hotel would you find the chef of New York City’s award-winning restaurant Le Bernardin? Eric Ripert is wowing the swells of Foggy Bottom with comfort food . . . Read more
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