In the spirit of the New Year, Eater asked readers last week to share their favorite restaurant dishes that are healthy (or at least healthy-ish). Readers came back with their go-to salads, salmon dishes and stir fries, pointing out such places as Protein Bar, Four Sisters and Cava Grill as offering lighter fare. Here now is a map of the dishes that readers recommend, and where you can find them.Read More
Healthy Restaurant Dishes Eater Readers Love
1. Cafe Assorti
A tipline respondent likes the salmon, rice and vegetable entree at Rosslyn's Eastern European Cafe Assorti.
2. Le Pain Quotidien
An Eater Twitter follower likes the tuna and white bean salad (420 calories) and the new couscous salad (a heavier 600+ calories) at this fast casual spot.
3. Cava Mezze Grill
An Eater Twitter follower loves the salads at Cava Grill, especially with falafel.
A tipline reader praises the prosciutto salad at Maple in Columbia Heights.
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5. Pica Taco
Pica Taco, with two DC locations, provides a healthy option in its fish tacos, according to a tipline responder.
6. Seasons 52
Seasons 52, which has two local outposts, specializes in lower calorie dining. A commenter enjoys the chain's fish tacos.
7. Protein Bar
A commenter enjoys the Southwest Salad at Protein Bar, which emphasizes a low carb diet.
8. Rito Loco
Washington, DC 20001
A commenter likes how the Mojito Rito Burritos at this food truck don't overdo the rice.
9. Teddy's Roti Shop
A commenter enjoys the buss up shut roti at Teddy's.
10. L'Enfant Café
Give the nicoise salad a try at this Adams Morgan cafe.
11. Meat in a Box
Kebab house Meat In A Box offers a healthy salmon salad on its menu.
12. Four Sisters
Summer rolls are a lighter way to go at this Falls Church favorite for Vietnamese cuisine.
13. Whole Foods Market
Moroccan lentil soup or squash posole are some of the healthy lunch options at Whole Foods.
14. Hong Kong Palace
A tipline responder recommends mapo tofu at Hong Kong Palace (multiple locations).
15. Founding Farmers
A Twitter follower says the spicy ahi tuna poke salad at Founding Farmers is a favorite.
16. Elizabeth's Gone Raw
Elizabeth's Gone Raw has a raw food centric tasting menu that changes frequently.
17. Energy Kitchen
A Twitter follower gave a shoutout to the new Energy Kitchen, where dishes like peanut butter shakes and bacon cheeseburgers all clock in under 500 calories.