4/01/2013 01:40:00 PM

Culinary Makeover: 7 Ways to Improve Dining Around DC

That's a lot of sandwich...
DC diners are blessed with an unusually varied selection of international cuisines. What's more, a flurry of recent openings has brought us a long-awaited upscale Jewish deli, modern Mexicans and several Eastern European and Russian venues - filling what some saw as gaps in the mix. At the same time, interesting dining possibilities keep coming to burgeoning neighborhoods like Shaw and the Atlas District that used to be lacking in sit-down dining possibilities. Still, no one ever said that our dining scene couldn't be made even better. Check out our suggestions below for some judicious edits and additions, and be sure to tell us what you think in the comments.


  1. The issue here is not the quantity of sandwich options in DC, it is the quality. DC still suffers from a lack of good, CHEAP, INDEPENDENT (non-chains would be so refreshing) delis that offer sandwich standards as well as creative options. Best Sandwich Place (sadly, the L St. location closed last year) is a good example of a model that could use to be replicated.

  2. this is one of the dumbest things I have ever read.