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1017 days ago

it sux butt

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1169 days ago

Potbelly= Quiznos with dimmer lighting and americana on the walls. Highly Recommend: Ice Cream Sandwich. The one item that makes Potbelly standout from the myriad other sandwich places skirts its toasted formula. They take two giant cookies (your choice of chocolate chip or oatmeal) and then softly mash a generous serving of ice cream in between. The result is a substantial dessert that has truly earned its entry into the sandwich club. Upon serving, the sandwich is over an inch thick. Upon finishing, you may want a nap. Just about any place in D.C. can serve an okay sandwich and, sure, some places, like Potbelly, toast their bread and melt their cheese, which tastes fine. Whether you like ice cream, cookies, both, or neither, this sandwich will satisfy your sweet tooth and desire to eat with your hands. Follow your sandwich up with another sandwich and go for Potbelly's Ice Cream Sandwich. Not toasted. Terrific.

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1170 days ago

Entering this M Street burger restaurant is a bit like falling down the rabbit hole; one leaves Georgetown’s refined and all-American eateries and enters an ornate concept restaurant that looks like it belongs more on H Street. This rock-and-roll burger den has a gothic feel; a spray-painted front room gives way to a low-ceilinged area with chandeliers, high-backed booths and chairs upholstered with faux-croc seats and bedecked with medieval-like spikes. Find other gothic rock touches throughout; a silver skull here, a guitar there--it all goes well with the joint’s classic rock soundtrack and, of course, burgers: The free-range, grass-fed 10-ounce patties are cooked to a warm pink center and are served on a challah bun with home cut fries on the side.

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1170 days ago

Nice place.Old school type decor. ordered the pepper crusted new york strip which was good.

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1170 days ago

The Greek Spot has a lot of great choices and all of these great choices are even better after a night out along U Street. There is one item though, one culinary feat that stands out, one perfect pita that deserves the spotlight. Above and beyond the fantastic falafel and stupendous souvlaki, Greek Spot’s vegetarian gyro deserves a review of its own. You are now reading that review. Vegetarian gyro? Yes, vegetarian gyro. Skeptics might ask, why not just get their regular gyro, why substitute? Although Greek Spot’s gyro and gyro platter, which comes with a greek salad and orzo pasta, are tasty, the $5.95 vegetarian gyro is less greasy, more savory, and just as filling. They grill Morning Star Farms non-steak steak strips and this gives the “meat” a crispy outside and juicy inside. For vegetarians who have suffered through various levels of terrible meat substitutes: this is not your grandma’s Tofurkey. In fact, every vegetarian I have gone to the Greek Spot with has been more suspicious than my carnivorous friends, who have no qualms eating it because it tastes great. The sandwich comes on either white or wheat pita, which is heated on a grill, and then filled with lettuce, feta, onion, parsley, and tomato. They wrap the sandwich in aluminum foil which keeps the heat in, melts the feta, and releases extra flavor; that last one may or may not be scientifically true. The final pita sandwich is a great confluence of crisp veggies, grilled steak flavor without the grease or fat of actual steak, feta, and perfectly warm, fluffy bread. I would recommend asking for the $8.95 vegetarian gyro platter if you have a hunger that needs to be answered right away and don’t feel like eating two gyros. Of course, there is really nothing wrong with just going ahead and eating two, but for those with big appetites the biggest drawback of the Greek Spot is that their portion sizes are “reasonable.” The other options at the Greek Spot are delicious. They have a refrigerator filled with interesting soda choices (Pure Cane Sugar Cola and Ginger Beer to name two of my favorites) and the hummus, grape leaves, and olives are all good for sharing at one of the tables outside. I have not found another place in the District that offers a vegetarian gyro and have never encountered a vegetarian gyro that rivals, no, surpasses its meaty brother. Skip the long line at Ben’s and abstain from Jumbo Slice for a night. Go to the Greek Spot for the vegetarian gyro and enjoy.

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1171 days ago

Nestled inside the D.C. Convention Center, this cafe from a lawyer-turned-baker is known for its "South Carolina Style" cakes and pies--its graham-cracker crust sweet potato pie won accolades from The Washington Post in 2008--as well as other dessert and lunch items such as "The Ultimate Grilled Cheese" and the BBQ brisket sandwich.

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1172 days ago

Kanlaya is a solidly good Thai restaurant where you the quality is worth your buck. Dishes are large enough to share family style but just the right size if you're hungry enough. I'm a fan of their Drunken Noodles and their curries. Their Pad Thai isn't the best in DC but still pretty good. Take advantage of their delivery, especially if you live in the surrounding area.

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1177 days ago

Great hole in the wall joint on U street to go to for some grubbin soul food. I am a student at Howard University so being out of town and having a nice home cooked meal made me feel right at home. It is a little pricy but you do get a lot of food. The only downside that I would say was the peach cobbler, but other then that everything was delish!

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1177 days ago

This review is actually for Bar Dupont, which is adjacent to it's sister Cafe Dupont. I've been to Bar Dupont twice in the last few weeks and have thoroughly enjoyed myself both times! It's a fun place to go and order a swanky drink - the martini's are good and they pour the champagne up to the top. They also serve spicy peas, bar nuts, and popcorn at the bar (side note: why don't more bars do this??!). They have a large outside seating area (perfect for people watching) and it's right on Dupont Circle, making it easy to access!

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1179 days ago

Seafood and pizza may seem like a strange culinary combination, but the menu at this H Street restaurant reflects owner Scott Hamilton and chef Graig Glufling's shared love of New England as well as Glufling's prior experience as executive chef at famed D.C. pizza spot, Matchbox. The small, one-room dining space has an early American feel: dark wooden booths are offset by white tablecloths and complemented by walls adorned with framed historical documents and navy blue stars. Choose from seafood entrees such as lobster and scallop pot pie and roasted cod or one of the brick oven pizzas; the thin crust creations come in everything from basic cheese (beware the spicy tomato sauce) to fancier options such as the "Cape Cod Casino" with chopped clams and bacon.

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