May 20, 2021My DC RecommendationsDisclaimer: this is coming from a person who has lived in DC for almost 2 years and is in his early 30s...FoodTaqueria Habanero (Mexican)Cielo Rojo (Mexican) – Get the chilaquiles, waffle 'sope'Muchas Gracias (Mexican)Taqueria Xochitl (Mexican) – Get the queso birria tacos, tlayudas, horchata, choco flan.El Sol (Mexican)Poca Madre (fancy Mexican food, but soo good) ☹️ closed?Little Miner Taco (In Maryland but their food truck comes to DC and they're opening a DC location soon)Las Gemelas (Mexican) – the tacos, tlayudas, blue corn tortillas and their cocktails too!Republic Cantina (Tex-Mex) – fajitas, breakfast tacos, spicy marg.La Famosa (Puerto Rican) – cafecitos, arroz con gandules, tripleta, pastries: quesitos and guava pastelitos!Colada Shop (Cuban) – cubanitos, guava bbq lechon sandwich. Mi Cuba Cafe (Cuban) – ropa viejaChina Chilcano (Peruvian Criollo+Chinese+Japanese) – good chilcanos & ceviche. Chicken & Whiskey (good chicken and whiskey)Roy Boys (fried chicken sandwiches)Astro Donuts (donuts + fried chicken)ABC Pony – good burgers!Union Market (try many restaurants at once!)Lucky Buns (burgers)BarsHaydees's Restaurant – for karaoke600t - lowkey speakeasyBreweriesAtlas BreweryBardo Brewing - outdoor drinkingLatino groceriesEl Progreso, 3158 Mt Pleasant St NW (its small, you can pick up tamales from the cash register too)Mi Casita has good corn tamales, and has conchas and bolillosThis is the ONE where you’ll find everything: Mega Mart Latino Supermarket, 1101 University Blvd E, Takoma Park, MDPlaces to dance cumbia (post-pandemic)This 30+ year old cant do late nights anymore, so...Cafe Citron/Tropicalia (get there early, gets crowded late at night)Wherever DJ Sir Ramses and DJs Leon/Claudia City Sounds spin music at. Usually at Greenzone and Songbyrd.