Some of D.C.’s best-known restaurants are fairly hidden. The biggest signs of Little Serow (in a basement) and Michelin-starred Sushi Taro (above a CVS) are the lines that form around 5 p.m. every day on their block of 17th Street NW. Maydan sits in an industrial-looking alleyway that looks like that scene in The Sting where Loretta tries to shoot Robert Redford’s character.
Lines, awards, and press coverage are road maps to these restaurants. But D.C. is also home to many small — even secret — spots that serve up amazing food while flying far under the radar. Here are the spots worth seeking out.Read More