Cleveland Park has endured plenty of turnover.
When this map was first created in 2017, the neighborhood was having trouble keeping its hospitality scene intact. Critically acclaimed Ripple and longstanding Nam-Viet had recently closed. Well-known Italian restaurant Dino shuttered and was replaced by a 7-Eleven. Critical darling Palena had already left the scene in 2014.
Despite the changes and some lingering vacancies, this old neighborhood’s Connecticut Avenue corridor hosts some bright newcomers — including sibling restaurants for Israeli and Indian street food — and standbys including two of the most trusted delis in the city.Read More