Neighborhood Eats: Creme

Whether you’re at this hip hangout for a late dinner or weekend brunch, chef Terrell Danley offers Modern Southern comfort: glorious caramelized pork over tangy lima beans, real-deal shrimp ’n’ grits, tomatoes in puff pastry inspired by Oprah Winfrey, and luscious Manchego-topped mushrooms. The steely-cool space might not make you think of Mama at the stove, but a few bites in you’ll be sopping up sauce with a smile.

-March, 2008 

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.