100 Very Best Restaurants: #95 – Rooster & Owl

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“Pot Roast”

About Rooster & Owl

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cuisines
American
Location(s)
2436 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

Carey and Yuan Tang’s dining room is a fun way to enter the tasting-menu world without racking up a stratospheric tab. Customizable four-course menus are $65 and offer a wide range of bites. (A two-top can taste eight share plates.) Yuan pushes flavor boundaries—barbecue carrots with cornbread ice cream; charred-and-popped-corn gnudi. Try the $35 “mixed media” drink pairing, which lets you sample a range of beverages, from cider to cocktails. Expensive.

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