The D.C. government’s emergency gathering policy during the coronavirus pandemic has imposed a dine-in ban effective through most of April, leaving restaurants to either temporarily shut down or pivot to takeout and delivery. Highly touted options like Komi and anticipated newcomers like Emilie’s and Albi have all rolled out casual, a la carte menus that veer away from their typically pricey dining experiences.
Below, readers will find a bevy of takeout options to explore for those practicing responsible “social distancing.” Other notable restaurants, like Kith/Kin, Bad Saint, and Tail Up Goat, have opted out of takeout to prioritize protecting their staffs.
Buying gift cards is another way to support restaurants staring down dire financial straits. Customers who want to donate to Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s worker relief fund can do that here. RAMW has rounded up even more takeout and delivery options here.
Restaurants on this map are frequently adding and taking away options while responding to quickly changing limitations. Check with the business to make sure they’re still offering takeout.Read More