DC AREA restaurant
and bar openings
Do you know who’s open? And who’s not? Find all the delicious details on every new space that has opened its doors. Remember: If you’ve heard about one you thought was open, but don’t see it here, they may still be putting on the finishes touches. To know for sure, click to Coming Soon.
Muze Restaurant at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel
1330 Maryland Avenue, SW; 202.787.6148
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel has recently launched Muze Restaurant in place of Sou’ Wester. The all-day dining restaurant highlights the hotel’s oriental heritage and serves approachable cuisine that blends the best of local ingredients with flavors from South East Asia. Developed under the direction of Executive Chef Didier Pouzier and new Chef de Cuisine Mark McDonnell, the menu includes an international collection of familiar and flavorful dishes presented with a distinctive Asian-inspired twist. Guests can also wet their palates by choosing from a variety of craft cocktails and an extensive wine list.
The Little Red Fox
5035 Connecticut Ave., NW;
Washington natives and restaurant industry veterans, Chef Anne Alfano and Matt Carr, have opened Little Red Fox market and coffee shop. Inspired by Carr’s favorite eatery in Portland, he hopes that Little Red Fox will become a neighborhood gathering spot that evokes the same friendly, welcoming atmosphere. It serves rustic, homemade meals to-go, a fresh, seasonal menu with a variety of offerings, locally roasted coffee, and a variety of farm-fresh items for purchase. The Little Red Fox aims to become an eatery where meat eaters, pescatarians, vegetarians, and vegans alike can enjoy food made with the freshest, local ingredients.
The Fainting Goat Tavern
1330 U Street, NW; 202.735. 0344
The Fainting Goat Tavern has brought another promising dining and drinking spot to the U Street Corridor/ 14th Street area. The 129-seat tavern offers a variety of craft beers and high-end comfort food. Guests have the option of sitting in the main dining area or at the 26-seat bar.