For many people, New Year’s resolutions inevitably include revising diets to put a premium on vegetables. While that leads many diners to seek out salads, that doesn’t mean they have to settle for a haphazard conglomeration of lettuce, carrots, and tomatoes that makes them feel they’re depriving themselves of a satisfying meal. From fried chicken laab to “dirty” Caesars to classic wedges, the D.C. area is full of exciting salads that are worthy of a spot in the weekly dinner rotation. Here’s a mix of fresh options and old favorites to try right now.
D.C. is shutting down indoor dining from December 24, 2020, through January 14, 2021. Many restaurants offer outdoor seating, but this should not be taken as endorsement for dining out, as there are still safety concerns. The Washington Post is tracking coronavirus cases and deaths in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. More information can be found at coronavirus.dc.gov. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More