Eater writers and editors always get the same question. Friends, family, acquaintances, and randos all want to know, “Where should I eat right now?” That’s where the Eater Heatmap enters the conversation, pointing diners toward the most intriguing or otherwise buzzworthy new restaurants in the D.C. area. This list considers restaurants that have been open for six months or less. For our map of the D.C. area’s 38 essential restaurants, go here.
New to the list: polished all-day cafe Tigerella in Foggy Bottom, breakfast taco spot La Tejana in Mt. Pleasant, Mexican-themed Mi Vida on 14th Street NW, and Peruvian prix-fixe place Causa in Blagden Alley.
Leaving the list: Indochen, St. James, Boogy and Peel, Rasa, Draper’s Steak & Seafood, Kusshi Sushi Pentagon RowRead More