For pastries you can’t find anywhere else in the District, a Saturday trip to La Bodega Bakery is your best bet.
The spicy roasted fresno plate ($10.35) included chicken breast, brown rice, fresno pepper sauce, pickled red onions, crispy shallots and cilantro.
Head just north of Chinatown to try out plant-based, Israeli-inspired meals from Shouk.
MXDC, located a block from the White House at 600 14th St. NW, dishes out fresh, gourmet and re-imagined Mexican cuisine.
Opt for mouthwatering, home cooked barbecue at Henry’s Soul Cafe on your next takeout lunch or dinner.
Instead of daydreaming about sunbathing on a Carribean beach, experience the best of Trinidad and Tobago and indulge in the islands’ tropical flavors at Cane.
Swahili Village’s “samaki fillet sauteed in onions” is a tilapia dish that comes with onions and cilantro.
The takeout-only taqueria is relatively new, launched in October by chef Teresa Padilla, who spent the last 16 years with José Andres’ ThinkFoodGroup.
Menya Hosaki is one of D.C.’s newest ramen restaurants, offering a list of eight bowls packed with scallions, seaweed, bamboo shoots, pickled ginger and egg.
The restaurant is right across the street from Metro’s Woodley Park station on the Red Line and is just a few blocks away from the National Zoo.