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Five Restaurants to Try This Weekend

Need dining inspiration this weekend? Here are some favorites from Eater editors: new restaurants, old favorites, and restaurants that pair well with fun weekend activities

Friday After-Work Drinks: Ottoman Taverna

Ottoman Taverna [Photo: R. Lopez]

Ottoman Taverna [Photo: R. Lopez]

Familiar with Raki? If not, become acquainted with the anise-flavored Turkish spirit at this new addition to Mt. Vernon Triangle. Try it the traditional way (iced and mixed with water) or in a cocktail, and pair it with a set of the restaurant's colorful spreads.

Get There First: Saturday Night Drinks at Radiator

Radiator [Photo: R. Lopez]

Radiator [Photo: R. Lopez]

After a last-minute delay, this new Kimpton bar has now opened to the public. There are games and an outdoor patio. Consider this the perfect place to wait out any delay before your Saturday night dinner at...

Saturday Night Late Dinner: Estadio

Estadio [Photo: Official]

Estadio [Photo: Official]

Estadio has been one of D.C.'s more consistent restaurants since it opened. The recent promotion of Rufino Bautista to executive chef shouldn't change that — he's been with the place since opening. See how they're doing this weekend.

Sunday Lunch/Brunch: Hank's Oyster Bar

Hank's Oyster Bar [Photo: Facebook]

Hank's Oyster Bar [Photo: Facebook]

Another paragon of consistency, Hank's is always a wonderful choice for a weekend mid-meal. Atmosphere at the Capitol Hill location tends to be more raucous, for those in a festive mood. But really any location can get the job done this Sunday.

Get There Before it Closes: Sunday Dinner at Domku

Domku's Kera Carpenter [Photo: R. Lopez]

Domku's Kera Carpenter [Photo: R. Lopez]

D.C. is still reeling from the news today that this Petworth pioneer is closing next month. Say goodbye and show support by stopping by for Eastern European food this weekend.

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