Black & Orange
1300 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle, Downtown
Cuisines: Deli/Quick Bites, American
Monday and Tuesday 11 to 9, Wednesday 11 to 11, Thursday 11 to 3, Friday and Saturday 11 to 5 AM
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Dupont Circle
Price Range: Inexpensive
Reservations: Not Needed
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Late Night
The reincarnation of Rogue States—Raynold Mendizabal’s burger joint, which he was forced to close last year when a nearby law firm sued because of grease fumes in its offices—is a replica of the original, save for the name. That means half-pound patties are char-grilled, served “pink” or “no pink,” and are available until 5 am. Mendizabal is also opening an outpost at 1931 14th Street, Northwest, by September.
This article appears in the August 2011 issue of The Washingtonian.