About the photographer

Senior associate editor, Eater DC

Browse photos

Tierney Plumb: Electronic images

Plumb image 1

Pandemic-era takeout from Shaw’s reliable Ethiopian go-to Habesha Market

Plumb image 2

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.
More about this photo: https://dc.eater.com/maps/best-espresso-martinis-d-c-bars-restaurants

Plumb image 3

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.
More about this photo: https://dc.eater.com/2020/3/27/21196976/dc-takeout-recommendations-from-eater-writers-and-editors/

Plumb image 4

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 rolls.
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).
More about this photo: https://dc.eater.com/maps/where-to-spot-soft-shell-crabs-around-d-c