It's not always easy to find Moroccan food in the D.C. area, but there's currently a pop-up Bedouin tent and a Moroccan restaurant that hosts belly dancing a few nights a week. Other than that, it takes a little hunting to find true Moroccan flavors in this town.
There aren't many restaurants solely dedicated to cooking couscous or meats in a traditional tagine (an earthen pot with a funnel on top), which is one of the most iconic images of Moroccan cuisine. For those craving the flavors of Marakkesh, Fez, or Casablanca, the best strategy is to scour the menus at Lebanese or Mediterranean restaurants. These places often have a selection of dishes from across the Mediterranean region with one (or a few) Moroccan dishes hiding in there.Read More