6 New DC-Area Bars and Restaurants to Try Now

Check out a new hotspot.
New Mexican spot Mi Vida pours pretty drinks at the Wharf. Photograph by Rey Lopez, courtesy of Mi Vida

A wave of late winter/early spring openings bring an eclectic mix: creative vegan fare, the return of a beloved dive bar, modern Israeli food, and a few spots for sipping margaritas in the sunshine.


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Anna Spiegel
Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.