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#406 joethefoodie

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Posted 24 July 2018 - 12:21 PM

If you find yourself in Adams Morgan, my buddy Chris's new cocktail/food place is opening this week.  The Green Zone will feature cocktails and food with a Middle Eastern focus, and it's open late, with food served almost until closing time.

 

The Green Zone

 

The former World Bank contractor, who is half Iraqi and well traveled in the region, assembled a menu of classic and original libations and bar snacks like falafel; mana'ish (flatbread) with a variety of toppings; chicken wings brightened by lemon and za'tar seasoning; and fries dusted in hot pepper, coriander, and garlic. Chef Gustavo Fuentes, who has a background in cooking Lebanese food, is leading the kitchen.

 

 

It's probably a good thing Significant Eater and I no longer do the commute to DC, as our apartment was literally right up the block from The Green Zone.



#407 Anthony Bonner

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Posted 20 August 2018 - 04:38 PM

Pretty unimpressive meal at the dabney Saturday night

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Posted 20 August 2018 - 04:41 PM

Pretty unimpressive meal at the dabney Saturday night or as my wife said of a scallop crudo Whit so much fresh red Chile it annihilated the dish "this is fucked up exactly the way you'd fuck it up".

Not bad, but just not noteworthy absent chicken fried blowfish tails which were great. Our bartender/server made me want to ask her to please stop talking.

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#409 splinky

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Posted 20 August 2018 - 08:35 PM

If you find yourself in Adams Morgan, my buddy Chris's new cocktail/food place is opening this week.  The Green Zone will feature cocktails and food with a Middle Eastern focus, and it's open late, with food served almost until closing time.

 

The Green Zone

 

The former World Bank contractor, who is half Iraqi and well traveled in the region, assembled a menu of classic and original libations and bar snacks like falafel; mana'ish (flatbread) with a variety of toppings; chicken wings brightened by lemon and za'tar seasoning; and fries dusted in hot pepper, coriander, and garlic. Chef Gustavo Fuentes, who has a background in cooking Lebanese food, is leading the kitchen.

 

 

It's probably a good thing Significant Eater and I no longer do the commute to DC, as our apartment was literally right up the block from The Green Zone.

oh damn, i meant to try this while i was down there


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#410 Rich

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Posted 21 August 2018 - 11:43 AM

Are we talking restaurants?



#411 joethefoodie

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Posted 21 August 2018 - 02:49 PM

Are we talking restaurants?

And cocktail places.