Food

The 5 Strangest Things to Eat Around DC Right Now—Ranked

The octopus hot dog at Brothers and Sisters. Photograph by Scott Suchman

The weirdest dishes our food team ate in 2018, ranked from best to worst:

Octopus hot dog at Brothers and Sisters (1770 Euclid St., NW)

Angel eggs—deviled eggs with meringue—at Little Pearl (921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE)

Hanging bacon at BLT Prime (1100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW)

Sardines with avocado butter and crickets at Poca Madre (777 I St., NW)

Nuac the Casbah cocktail—with ramen noodles, coconut milk, chilies, and rum—at Nocturne (1932 Ninth St., NW)

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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.