Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Reading and Eating in Washington, DC

The monuments, you know. The museums, you know. But here's a list of some places you may not know-- my favorite (or future favorite) bookstores and restaurants to check out.

Capitol Hill Books [Eastern Market]
687 C Street, SE
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave., NW
Joshua Heller Rare Books, Inc. [Tenleytown]
3720 Albemarle Street, NW.
Treetop Toys & Books, Inc.
3301 New Mexico Ave., NW
M&D's Books [Friendship Heights]
4515 Willard Ave. #S704
Booked Up [Georgetown]
1204 31st Street, NW
Curiosity Bookstore
1219 I Street, NW
Kramer's Books [Dupont Circle]
1517 Connecticut Ave., NW
Backstage, Inc.- The Performing Arts Store [Eastern Market]
545 8th Street, SE
Trover Shop Books & Office
2221 Pennsylvania Ave., SE

Cafe Ole [Misc. Mediterranean]
4000 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Prince Cafe [Mediterranean]
4629 41st Street, NW

Cactus Cantina
3300 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Alero [Mexican]
3500 Connecticut Ave, NW [Cleveland Park]

5333 Wisconsin Ave., NW [Friendship Heights]
Dino [Italian- $$]
3435 Connecticut Ave., NW
Pesto Ristorante [Italian]
2915 Connecticut Ave., NW [Woodley Park]
DeCarlo [Italian]
4822 Yuma Street, NW
Tosca Ristorante [Italian]
1112 F St NW

Charlie Chiang's [Chinese]
4250 Connecticut Ave., NW
Lebanese Taverna
2641 Connecticut Ave., NW [Adams Morgan]
Zorba's [Greek]
1612 20th Street, NW [Dupont Circle]
Le Chat Noir [French]
4907 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Meskerem [Ethiopian]
2434 18th Street, NW [Adams Morgan]
B.D.'s Mongolian Barbeque
7201 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Portofino [Northern Italian]
526 23rd St S, Arlington [Crystal City]
Russia House Lounge [Russian]
1800 Connecticut Ave NW [Dupont Circle]
Marrakesh [Moroccan]
617 New York Ave., NW [Mt Vernon Square]

Steak & Egg Kitchen [Diner]
Wisconsin Ave., NW [Tenleytown]
The Diner [Diner]
2453 18th St NW [Adams Morgan]
Ben's Chili Bowl [Diner]
1213 U Street NW

Old Ebbitt's Grill [American]
15th Street (Across from Treasury Dept.)
Chadwick's [American]
5247 Wisconsin Ave., NW [Friendship Heights]
M&S Grill
600 13th St NW [MetroCenter]
Martin's Tavern
1264 Wisconsin Ave., NW [Georgetown]

Reeves Restaurant and Bakery
1306 G St NW [MetroCenter]
Afterwords [American]
1517 Connecticut Ave., NW [Dupont Circle]
Chicken Out Rotisserie
4866 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Rocklands Real Barbeque
2418 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Wagshal's Delicatessen
4855 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Tryst [Coffeehouse]
2459 18th St NW [Adams Morgan]
Angelico's Pizzeria
4529 Wisconsin Ave., NW [Tenleytown]
Cheesecake Factory
Friendship Heights
Chop't [Salads]
730 7th St NW [Gallery Place/Chinatown]

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