Delicious Dishes Served Here, There, & Everywhere


Area restaurants are upping their delivery and to-go offerings, still, and for those who are ready, you can dine on their patios and socially distance indoors:

DC Brau Oktoberfest
DC Brau is teaming up with Meats & Foods to turn this Oktoberfest into a Haus Party. On Saturday, September 19th guests can have their own private festival delivered to their door or picked up curbside. The Oktober-feast features a 4 pack of Meats & Foods (2 bratwursts and 2 half-smokes) paired with a 6-pack of DC Brau’s Oktoberfest Lager, authentic German mustard, and a classic DC Brau Logo bier stein. Each package costs $26.50. 3178 Bladensburg Road NE suite b; 202.621.8890;

NEW:  Columbian Food to Go
El cielo is offering a pre-opening experience with their to-go menu honoring Latin heritage month from the comfort of your home. Their kit is designed so customers do some plating and assemblage with the chef’s guidance. Offerings include Colombian bread, ceviche, Atollado rice with prawns, mucholate. 1280 4th Street NE;

Del Mar
At Del Mar, Chef Fabio Trabocchi and executive Chef Alex Rosser will be offering Pintxos, a traditional presentation in the Basque region of Spain. They are small morsels fastened with skewers, giving the food its name Pintxos, meaning “to spike.” Offerings include chilled prawn with tomato and caviar; lobster salad with paprika aioli and hard-boiled egg, and more. 791 Wharf Street SW; 202.525.1402;

Eno Azur 
Eno Azur, a French Riviera pop pp bistro, has opened featuring Chef Giannini’s favorite recipes from his native “Côte d’Azur”. The menu includes dishes such as Petits Farcis, (sausage-stuffed roasted vegetables), Niçoise Salad, braised Mediterranean Branzino with fennel, and lobster spaghetti flambéed with pastis. 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW;

Fiola has introduced a new menu where Chef Fabio has partnered with Chancellors Rock Farm in Rappahannock County, Virginia. The 3-course Italian menu ($85 per person) will change according to the day’s peak flavors, and guests will customize their journey when they arrive at the restaurant by selecting 2 savory courses and dessert from the daily-changing selection. Guests may also allow Chef Fabio to design the experience. Menu offerings include Calvisius Italian caviar, artisan Italian cured pork Culatello, and more. 601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; 202.525.1402;

NEW:  Ghost Kitchen
The Oval Room’s Executive Chef Bryan Moscatello created “On A Roll by The Oval Room”, which offers a rotating selection of sandwiches, sides & sweets, and zero-proof cocktails. Current sandwich offerings include the vegetable dagwood with mushroom & goat cheese stuffed zucchini, grilled romaine, preserved tomato soubise, eggplant char, and herb salad, served on a sesame seed brioche bun; the stingray Sandwich with fried skate wing, oil & vinegar steamed potato, butterhead lettuce, and sauce gribiche, served on a salt & pepper brioche bun, and more. 800 Connecticut Avenue NW; 202.463.8700;

NEW:  Han Palace
Han Palace, which features a daily extensive menu of made to order authentic Cantonese Dim Sum, as well as other traditional dishes, has recently opened on Tysons Corner. All Dim Sum will be made to order and the menu will be overseen by Dim Sum Executive Chef Kenny Lei. Offerings include steamed shrimp dumplings, baked bbq pork buns, and more. 7900 Westpark Drive; 571.378.0162;

NEW:  Jaleo Paella Fest
Beginning on September 20th Jaleo is celebrating their 18th Paella Festival by offering specialty paellas including “the mother of all paellas,” the Valenciana with chicken, rabbit and green beans for $55, as well as the Fideuà Negra or paella made with pasta, squid, mussels, shrimp and squid ink for $75. 2250 Crystal Drive A, Arlington, VA; 703.413.8181;

NEW:  La Bodega at Compass Rose 
La Bodega at Compass Rose is a bakery and store front with freshly-made grab and go goods ranging from Paola's sweet treats and cakes to the restaurant’s khachapuri and Chef Marcelle’s new Tigris kebab menu, as well as pantry staples and wines from around the world. Sweets offerings include NY cheesecake, Biscocho Dominicano, and more. 1346 T Street NW; 202.506.4765;

Little Sesame
Little Sesame is reopening its Chinatown and Golden Triangle shop on September 16th and adding dinner to its menu. New offerings include shawarma spiced rotisserie chicken with cauliflower, rotisserie potatoes, smashed cucumber, and more. 736 6th Street NW;

NEW:  Money Muscle BBQ
Money Muscle BBQ, a new food truck from the husband and wife team behind Silver Spring’s All Set Restaurant & Bar, is now serving regional American barbeque. Money Muscle BBQ combines classic styles of BBQ like Carolina pulled pork, a ½ pound of pulled shoulder and meat slow smoked for seven hours and baby back ribs, served by the 1/3, 2/3 or whole rack. 8630 Fenton Street, Plaza 5 Silver Spring, MD; 301.646.7006;

Local design studio CORE architecture + design collaborated with Mozzeria, a San Francisco-based Neapolitan-style pizzeria, to create a prototype for an inclusive and unique pizzeria concept, which is owned, managed, and staffed by Deaf and hard of hearing people. This new, much-anticipated DC location is open for carryout service and delivery. Menu offerings include Margherita pizza, mushroom pizza, and more. 1300 H St NE Sreet; 202.866.4424;

Officina Georgetown
Officina in Georgetown is continuing to offer three-or four-course meals at Georgetown Trattoria. The menu is available for dine-in or carryout. Offerings include rich pesto alla trapanese, muscovy duck with summer plum and shallot, and more. 1340 4th Street NE; 202.747.5222;

Amy Brandwein’s second concept, Piccolina, has turned one, and to celebrate its birthday, Amy has rebooted Piccolina’s dinner menu, capitalizing on the restaurant’s wood fire cooking capabilities, added savory staples and expanded the beverage menu. New offerings include Agnello-charred lamb belly, salsa verde, cuttlefish and peperoncino, and more. They have expanded the wine and spirits menu to include a selection of sparkling, white, rosé, and red wines. 963 Palmer Alley NW; 202.804.5713;

NEW:  Reverie
Reverie has reopened with an evolved tasting menu experience with a heavy focus on vegetables and seafood. Highlights of the new menu include the Madai with spruce, kumquat and smoked olive oil - prepared in the Japanese omakase style; lobster with walnut ajo blanco, walnut miso/seaweed vinegar; and more. 201 Cherry Hill Lane, NW; 202.808.2952;

Sababa, a modern Israeli restaurant is now allowing guests to dine on the patio with their dogs. Now through October 24th, guests can dine on the restaurants expanded front patio while their furry friends enjoy complimentary house-made Soom Tahina oatmeal dog biscuits. 3311 Connecticut Avenue; 3311 Connecticut Avenue NW; 202.244.6750;

Smoke Craft
Arlington’s Smokecraft Modern Barbecue is offering game-day packages for fans to choose from. Guests can order take-out barbecue favorites to enjoy at home while watching football this season. Build your own options include nachos with pulled pork, pulled chicken, or brisket, and sliders with two pounds of pulled pork, sausage, pulled chicken, or brisket. Enjoy shareables like a wing platter, smoked buffalo dip, or smoked avocado deviled eggs platter. 1051 N. Highland Street; 571.312.8791;

South Block 
South Block is offering vegan, coconut milk-based frozen yogurt exclusively at their Fruitful Market & Cafe location. The Fruitful Planet Market is South Block's first completely not-for-profit cafe, meaning 100% of all proceeds go directly towards South Block's nonprofit, Fruitful Planet, which works with local farmers, schools, and food banks to provide products to those in need within our community. 3019 N. 11th Street;

Tabla now offers some unique, non-traditional khachapuris like Mexican Street Corn and Maryland Crab Dip. Non-traditional khachapuri specials include spinach artichoke dip, Southern pulled pork imeruli, and more. 3227 Georgia Avenue;