Sunday, December 8, 2019


Sababa is a Hebrew slang word meaning "great or cool" and can express enthusiasm and satisfaction. Sababa comes from the Arabic word tzababa, which means great or excellent in spoken Arabic. Like the name Sababa, Israel's food has its roots in both Jewish and Arab cuisine. Sababa's menu offers a small plates and large plates menu to encourage guests to sample the large variety of cultural influences on the cuisine of Israel as well as a full wine bar that offers wines from around the world including Israel, Lebanon, the Mediterranean. The design of the restaurant evokes the port of Tel Aviv with Mediterranean tiles on the floor and sails on the ceiling and the lounge area boasts a unique Bedouin-style tent with community tables.  Closest Metro is Cleveland Park.

Friday, December 6, 2019


Espita offers authentic flavors and techniques of Southern Mexico. Located in Shaw, Espita specializes in Oaxacan cuisine seen through the lens of the Mid-Atlantic. You will not find traditional Oaxacan dishes here. Instead you will find authentic Oaxacan flavors and techniques applied to the seasonal bounty of our region, creating a unique experience including DC’s best mole, tlayudas, & mezcal. Closest Metro is Mount Vernon Square-Convention Center.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Poca Madre

Poca Madre is an upscale Mexican restaurant by Chef Victor Albisu, offering a refined contemporary dining experience in the heart of the nation's capital. Located next door to his taco spot, Taco Bamba, the 70-seat interior of Poca Madre is accented with colors of deep green and black, complemented with gold and bronze accents. An outdoor lounge is available for enjoyment in the warmer months.  Closest Metro is Chinatown.

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