1. MoMa Diego Rivera

New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 5 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: The sketches & letters are as amazing as the murals.

Arepa Zone is one of Isa’s Tips.

2. Arepa Zone

7.8
Moving Target (Check Twitter for current location), Arlington, VA
Food Truck · Friendship Heights · 6 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Authentic Venezuelan arepas - reina pepeada (chicken avocado salad) is my favorite. Great cachapas too.

3. Corky's BBQ / Sam Adams Bar

5.7
btw Gate A23 & A25, Terminal A (MEM Airport), Memphis, TN
BBQ Joint · 16 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Best pulled pork I've ever had. And pretty terrific coleslaw as well. Worth the walk from Terminal B!

4. Parlor Market

9.0
E. Capitol St, Jackson, MS
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Downtown Jackson · 20 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Terrigic cocktails & biscuits. The sashimi & kibbeh were unexpectedly good.

5. Thai Chef

6.5
1712 Connecticut Ave NW (btwn R & S St NW), Washington, D.C.
Thai Restaurant · Northwest Washington · 45 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Remind me NEVER to come back here again. Yeah, the happy hour sushi is cheap but it's worse than refrigerator supermarket sushi!!! Ugh. Lychee martini was so bad I couldn't finish it.

6. Legal Sea Foods

7.3
2401 S Smith Blvd (Pre-security in National Hall), Arlington, VA
Seafood Restaurant · Ronald Reagan National Airport · 9 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: They wouldn't sit a "single diner" at a table, only at the bar. Then when I was leaving three tables with single male diners - including the one where they wouldn't sit me.

7. Asia 54

6.4
2122 P St NW, Washington, D.C.
Asian Restaurant · Northwest Washington · 14 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Makes me miss Sushi Uni even more. And it's our only option while Raku is closed!

8. Pizzeria Paradiso

8.9
2003 P St NW (at 20th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Pizza Place · Northwest Washington · 100 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: So disappointed they don't allow dogs in the patio 😟💔🐶

9. Mission

6.6
1606 20th St NW (at Q St NW), Washington, D.C.
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Washington · 24 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Despite its great location, so not worth it. Long waits. Bad service. Bland food. Too bad. I've given it two chances, both times really regretting it.

10. Graffiato

9.0
707 6th St NW (btwn G & H St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Italian Restaurant · Chinatown · 174 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: The cream cheese croutons in the Caesar salad were delicious. But then the crispy gnocchi completely blew my mind: fantastic stuff.

11. Mike's Pastry

9.0
300 Hanover St (btwn Parmenter & Prince St), Boston, MA
Dessert Shop · North End · 466 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Definitely the "florentine." Wow!!!

12. The Corner Office Restaurant & Martini Bar

8.1
1401 Curtis St (at 14th St), Denver, CO
American Restaurant · Central Business District · 80 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Terrific Nicoise salad & free glass of wine w my check-in!

13. CVI.CHE 105 South Beach

8.5
1245 Lincoln Rd (at West Ave), Miami Beach, FL
Peruvian Restaurant · 24 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Aji de gallina!!!

14. GBD (Golden Brown Delicious)

8.5
1323 Connecticut Ave NW (btwn N St. & Dupont Cir. NW), Washington, D.C.
Fried Chicken Joint · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 115 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Go to Krispy Kreme across the streets for better donuts. The mac & cheese tasted like Lean Cuisine. Fried chicken was the least bad part of our meal. #neveragain

Mandu is one of Isa’s Tips.

15. Mandu

8.3
1805 18th St NW (at S St NW), Washington, D.C.
Korean Restaurant · Northwest Washington · 59 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Happy hour dumplings! Need I say more?

16. Meat In A Box

5.2
2005 18th St NW (off U St), Washington, D.C.
Pizza Place · Adams Morgan · 3 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Worst and most expensive pizza slice I've had in DC. Do NOT come here.

17. Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato

9.2
1704 Connecticut Ave NW (at R St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Ice Cream Shop · Northwest Washington · 91 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: In the summer: lemon opal basil, in the winter apple + salted caramel

Rothko Room is one of Isa’s Tips.

18. Rothko Room

Washington, D.C.
Art Gallery · Northwest Washington · 1 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Gorgeous overpowering Rothkos

19. ShopHouse Kitchen

8.1
1516 Connecticut Ave NW (at Dupont Circle), Washington, D.C.
Asian Restaurant · Northwest Washington · 104 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Bring back the banh mi!!!

20. 2 Amys

9.2
3715 Macomb St NW, Washington, D.C.
Pizza Place · Cathedral - Wesley Heights - McLean Gardens · 146 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Not impressed.

21. Empire State South

9.1
999 Peachtree St NE (at 10th St NE), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 162 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Get the jars!!! The pimento cheese bacon marmalade dip is TOO much.

22. Glen's Garden Market

9.0
2001 S St NW (20th and S Street), Washington, D.C.
Grocery Store · Northwest Washington · 61 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Incredibly good beef chili

23. Circa at Dupont

8.1
1601 Connecticut Ave NW (at Q St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Northwest Washington · 103 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Great happy hour food. The Cobb salad wraps are terrific!

24. Mimosa Salon and Spa

7.9
1706 Connecticut Ave NW (at Q St NW), Washington, D.C.
Salon / Barbershop · Northwest Washington · 46 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Don't go on weekends. Best time to go is late on a work day.

25. Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli

9.1
369 Broome St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · NoLita · 132 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: Banh mi #3 spicy is my fave

26. CIRCA at Foggy Bottom

7.4
2023 I St NW (at 23rd St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · George Washington University · 68 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: So much better than the Circa in Dupont. Shotgun shrimp & Cobb lettuce wraps are amazing (and half price at happy hour!)

27. Kogod Courtyard

8.8
800 F St NW (at National Portrait Gallery), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 19 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: One of my DC happy places, for sure. Wonderful oasis in any extreme weather!

28. Stix

(See Twitter for current location), Washington, D.C.
Food Truck · SW Ballpark - Navy Yard · 7 tips and reviews

Isa L.Isa Lara: So great! The buttered zucchini & tomato cucumber salad on a stick were amazing.