Washington Post #40Eats for 2013
Palena is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

1. Palena

3529 Connecticut Ave NW (at Porter St. NW), Washington, D.C.
New American Restaurant · Cleveland Park · 52 tips and reviews

Burger DaysBurger Days: The Palena Cheeseburger is the must-order here. With just truffled cheese & a garlicky, mustard mayo, it doesn't sound, or look, like much, but it's one of the best burgers you can get in the DC area. Read more.

Ted's Bulletin is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

2. Ted's Bulletin

9.1
505 8th St SE (btwn E & G St SE), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Capitol Hill · 298 tips and reviews

Mandy J.Mandy Jenkins: You must have a homemade pop tart.

Mintwood Place is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

3. Mintwood Place

8.4
1813 Columbia Rd NW (at Biltmore St NW), Washington, D.C.
New American Restaurant · Adams Morgan · 89 tips and reviews

Heather M.Heather M.: Burrata + asparagus seasonal appetizer NOMMM

Stoney's Restaurant is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

4. Stoney's Restaurant

7.7
1433 P St NW (at 15th St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Logan Circle - Shaw · 125 tips and reviews

VenuVenu: The Grilled Cheese is appropriately legendary. Order it.

Thai X-ing is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

5. Thai X-ing

8.4
515 Florida Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Thai Restaurant · LeDroit Park · 45 tips and reviews

Chris P.Chris Pelkey: The pumpkin curry will put you in a happy place!

Tabard Inn is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

6. Tabard Inn

8.7
1739 N St NW (btwn 17th & 18th St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Dupont Circle · 140 tips and reviews

Brunch and the CityBrunch and the City: One of my very favorites for brunch in DC. Be sure to order the homemade donuts! Read more.

Estadio is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

7. Estadio

9.2
1520 14th St NW (at Church St NW), Washington, D.C.
Spanish Restaurant · Logan Circle - Shaw · 152 tips and reviews

Jon P.Jon Penndorf: Try any of the gin & tonic drinks. Amazing.

Song Que is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

8. Song Que

6769 Wilson Blvd (at Arlington Blvd), Falls Church, VA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 47 tips and reviews

Ben L.Ben Landas: The #10 is the best, grilled. Lemon grass beef. Wow.

Chinatown Express is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

9. Chinatown Express

7.1
746 6th St NW (at H St), Washington, D.C.
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 116 tips and reviews

Chuq Y.Chuq Yang: I love the duck noodle soup. The home-made noodles make it. Get that and maybe some dumplings.

Woodlands Restaurant is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

10. Woodlands Restaurant

8.4
8046 New Hampshire Ave, Hyattsville, MD
Indian Restaurant · 28 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Mysore masala dosai is on Going Out Guide's #40Eats list.

Rappahanock Oyster Bar is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

11. Rappahanock Oyster Bar

8.7
1309 5th St NE (in Union Market), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Ivy City · 33 tips and reviews

Christina H.Christina Herold: Get the lamb and clams!

Great Wall Szechuan is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

12. Great Wall Szechuan

8.2
1527 14th St NW (Church St.), Washington, D.C.
Chinese Restaurant · Logan Circle - Shaw · 34 tips and reviews

Now OwlNow Owl: Solid mouth numbing ma po tofu. Twice cooked pork is also well worth it. On my next visit, I hope to try their spicy eggplant (ask for yuxiang qiezi) - a classic mainland dish.

El Chucho Cocina Superior is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

13. El Chucho Cocina Superior

8.9
3313 11th St NW (at Lamont St NW), Washington, D.C.
Mexican Restaurant · Pleasant Plains · 82 tips and reviews
Ford's Fish Shack is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

14. Ford's Fish Shack

9.0
44260 Ice Rink Plz #101 (West of Smith Switch Rd), Ashburn, VA
Seafood Restaurant · 113 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Fish and chips made the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Rasika is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

15. Rasika

9.3
633 D St NW (at 7th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Indian Restaurant · Penn Quarter · 181 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Sev batata puri is one of the Post's #40Eats for 2013.

Sakuramen is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

16. Sakuramen

8.8
2441 18th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Noodle House · Adams Morgan · 105 tips and reviews

HumaHuma: Great service and food -- had the vegetarian ramen noodles with the mushroom buns, delicious! Probably best not to come with a big group tho since space is ltd.

Toki Underground is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

17. Toki Underground

9.1
1234 H St NE (above The Pug), Washington, D.C.
Noodle House · Capitol Hill · 175 tips and reviews

E. P.E. Perry: Try the Kimchi Ramen - Yummay!!!

Astor Mediterranean is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

18. Astor Mediterranean

9.1
2300 N Pershing Dr, Arlington, VA
Mediterranean Restaurant · Lyon Park · 41 tips and reviews

Rob R.Rob Reardon: The Kufta is incredible!

Coastal Flats is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

19. Coastal Flats

8.8
7860L Tysons Corner Ctr, McLean, VA
Seafood Restaurant · 129 tips and reviews

Jessie L.Jessie LutZ: Blue crab and shrimp fritters are amazing!

The Sweet Lobby is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

20. The Sweet Lobby

8.5
404 8th St SE (btwn D & E Sts SE), Washington, D.C.
Bakery · Capitol Hill · 37 tips and reviews

Capital SpiceCapital Spice: Great macaroons in a rainbow variety of flavors

Urban Bar-B-Que- is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

21. Urban Bar-B-Que-

7.5
2007 Chapman Ave (at Twinbrook Pkwy), Rockville, MD
BBQ Joint · East Rockville · 39 tips and reviews

Stephen D.Stephen DiMartino: get the Soul Rolls b/c not only are they delicious, but they yell out the order in an entertaining way!

A. Litteri, Inc. is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

22. A. Litteri, Inc.

9.3
517 Morse St NE, Washington, D.C.
Gourmet Shop · Ivy City · 34 tips and reviews

EdEd: Get the 9" Classic Italian on a hard roll. It's the best hoagie you'll find in the area. Grab a sugar cane soda on your way out.

Cafe Aurora is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

23. Cafe Aurora

7.4
50 S Pickett St (Duke St), Alexandria, VA
African Restaurant · Landmark - Van Dorn · 7 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: The kitcha fitfit is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Rice Paper is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

24. Rice Paper

8.3
6775 Wilson Blvd (Roosevelt Rd.), Falls Church, VA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 43 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Spicy crispy tofu with lemongrass is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Bourbon Steak is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

25. Bourbon Steak

9.0
2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Steakhouse · Georgetown · 95 tips and reviews

Andrew R.Andrew R.: Duck Fat Fries are Fantastic!

Pupatella Neapolitan Pizza is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

26. Pupatella Neapolitan Pizza

9.3
5104 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA
Pizza Place · 124 tips and reviews

AlysonAlyson: Get the "Real Margherita" pizza. Deceptively simple -- it's amazing.

The Passenger is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

27. The Passenger

1021 7th St NW (at L St NW), Washington, D.C.
Cocktail Bar · Mount Vernon Square · 118 tips and reviews

Nick N.Nick Nguyen: Deep fried bacon wrapped PB cups

Tango Pastry is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

28. Tango Pastry

7.0
6100 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
Bakery · 2 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: The facturas are on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

29. Shagga Coffee

8.6
6040 Baltimore Ave (Oliver), Hyattsville, MD
Ethiopian Restaurant · 24 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: The vegetarian combo is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Kangaroo Boxing Club is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

30. Kangaroo Boxing Club

3412 11th St NW (at Park Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
BBQ Joint · Columbia Heights · 78 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Bacon gorgonzola mac n cheese is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Comet Ping Pong is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

31. Comet Ping Pong

8.1
5037 Connecticut Ave NW (at Nebraska Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Pizza Place · Chevy Chase · 114 tips and reviews

keith c.keith combs: Get the hottie with the fresh tomatoes on it...yum sickles

Graffiato is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

32. Graffiato

8.6
707 6th St NW (btwn G & H St NW), Washington, D.C.
Italian Restaurant · Chinatown · 190 tips and reviews

Christy O.Christy O: Brussel sprout app was KILLER!

Pitango Gelato is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

33. Pitango Gelato

1451 P St NW (btw 14th & 15th St), Washington, D.C.
Ice Cream Shop · Logan Circle - Shaw · 47 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: The nocciola is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

The Source by Wolfgang Puck is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

34. The Source by Wolfgang Puck

8.5
575 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Asian Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 87 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: The duck bao buns are on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Bar Pilar is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

35. Bar Pilar

8.6
1833 14th St NW (btwn S & T St NW), Washington, D.C.
Bar · U-Street · 92 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Lard-fried buttermilk chicken is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

DGS Delicatessen is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

36. DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Jewish Restaurant · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 76 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Babka bread pudding made the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Food Wine & Co. is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

37. Food Wine & Co.

7272 Wisconsin Ave (at Elm St), Bethesda, MD
American Restaurant · Downtown Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland · 49 tips and reviews

Elise K.Elise Kirkland: Get the tater tots! :)

Joe's Noodle House is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

38. Joe's Noodle House

8.5
1488 Rockville Pike Ste C, Rockville, MD
Chinese Restaurant · East Rockville · 42 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Mongolian beef with cumin is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Buffalo & Bergen is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

39. Buffalo & Bergen

8.1
1309 5th St NE (in Union Market), Washington, D.C.
Gourmet Shop · Ivy City · 29 tips and reviews

Patrick F.Patrick Frank: Pineapple soda is on the Post's #40Eats list for 2013.

Jumbo Jumbo Bubble Tea Express is one of Washington Post #40Eats for 2013.

40. Jumbo Jumbo Bubble Tea Express

8.2
765 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Bubble Tea Shop · Central Rockville · 38 tips and reviews

jtjt: Taiwanese fried chicken FTW!!!