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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
6.8
6.4
$30
Fresh, accessible Thai food that doesn’t give you that sinking feeling

Walking down 14th street looking for Thai Tanic, you will probably think that it is impossible that a decent restaurant is to be found on that block. Or, for that matter, with that name.

And then you arrive at a clean, bright, and cheerful Thai-American restaurant that brims with a veritable crowd of Logan Circle inhabitants. The dining room is playful, with sparkly red chairs, plenty of light, and shiny tables. There’s also a plasma TV front and center which can… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.6
8.0
$20
A letter to our favorite NoVA Ethiopian

Dear Meaza Restaurant,

Excellent Ethiopian that isn’t in a dump? You spoil us! In fact, you look downright pretty, though that may owe to the slightly uncomfortable absence of lighting in here. Who are you, Blanche DuBois? These are appropriately Southern sensibilities for Virginia, even if it is a little unsettling to eat great Ethiopian on nice furniture with painted walls (and those plaid chairs are decidedly Yankee). We still wish you’d insist on withholding forks from diners who resist the… [More]