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Pandemic-era takeout from Shaw’s reliable Ethiopian go-to Habesha Market
14 Espresso Martinis to Try in D.C. Right Now
Espresso martinis are having a major moment. Around D.C., bartenders are tinkering with recipes for the
after-dinner drink that go beyond the traditional recipe of vodka, espresso, coffee liqueur, and simple syrup.
Freshly brewed Lavazza espresso, Tito’s vodka, simple syrup, and J.Rieger & Co. Caffe Amaro join forces for a frothy martini ($17) served at Doyle, the chic midcentury lobby bar inside the Dupont Circle hotel.
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Bar Pilar welcomes back diners, July 2021
Bar Pilar’s Brussels sprouts and seared salmon with fingerling potatoes, soubise, cipollinis, and asparagus.
Logan Circle mainstay Bar Pilar switched up its menu for summer with a globe-trotting lineup inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s travels.
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Where to Spot Soft Shell Crabs Around D.C.
May is prime time for soft shell crabs, a Mid-Atlantic favorite that becomes available when Chesapeake Bay blue
crabs molt from their hard shells each year. Spot them in sandwiches, as part of weekly specials, or inside sushi
NaRa-Ya, the elegant Japanese restaurant overlooking the Potomac from a perch in the Wharf development, added an la carte menu that features a Maryland soft shell crab roll with avocado, pickled carrot, sweet soy, chimichurri, and garam masala aioli ($26).
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