Neighborhood Eats: Whitlow’s on Wilson

Brunch is loud and festive at this Clarendon funhouse, where a maze of dining areas includes a Jimmy Buffett–style “sand bar” filled with beachy knickknacks. Skip the warmed-over buffet, with its questionable mix of everything from fried chicken and meatballs to eggs and waffles, and order from the menu of breakfast standards. Garlicky home fries accompany overstuffed omelets and eggs Nova Scotia piled with smoked salmon. Craving carbs? Try the airy pancakes or house-made apple-cinnamon oatmeal.

-March, 2008 

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.