100 Very Best Restaurants: #98 – Thamee


Whole branzino with turmeric.

About Thamee


1320 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

Mother/daughter duo Jocelyn Law-Yone and Simone Jacobson have created one of DC’s homiest restaurants. Jacobson is a warm, funny host, while Law-Yone, the chef, is a frequent presence in the dining room, chatting about her Burmese creations. The menu’s latest draws: fried cauliflower with tamarind dip and Law-Yone’s riff on mapo tofu, made with cubes of yellow split peas. Moderate.

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