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Great New Restaurants: Dishes to Watch
Not-to-miss menu items at the area's best new restaurants By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Kate Nerenberg, Rina Rapuano
Comments () | Published October 17, 2010

Best reason to try offal: Pan-roasted sweetbreads with mushrooms, kale, and bacon at Ripple.

Best vending-machine-inspired dessert: Snickers-like candy bar made with cashews at Birch & Barley.

Best high-end hot dog: Frankfurter on a buttery bun at Lyon Hall.

Best dessert masquerading as dim sum: Sweet barbecue pork wrapped in puff pastry at Ping Pong Dim Sum.

Best bar nibble: Fried calamari with spicy marinara at Carmine’s.

Best poor man’s lobster roll: $8 shrimp salad at Red Hook Lobster Pound (locations and hours change; twitter.com/lobstertruckdc).

Best lobbyist-friendly snack: Manchego, chorizo, and quince on a toothpick at Estadio.

Best alternative to salad: Buticha—a purée of chickpeas with red onion, garlic, jalapeños, and lemon juice—at Ethiopic.

Best non-virtuous salad: Cobb salad with fried chicken at Ted’s Bulletin.

This article first appeared in the October 2010 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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