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The U Street Corridor is home to some of DC's iconic foods. Ben's Chili Bowl, home of the half-smoke, is there plus an area referred to by some as "Little Ethiopia" due to the large number of Ethiopian restaurants.
I was informed by a local that U Street was a happening place to be. I actually came to U Street for Ben's Chili Bowl which is right across the street from the U Street Metro station. Afterwards took a stroll down both sides of...More
The place is being redesigned and remodeled. Two worlds live in the same place at the same time. Old houses are being replaced by modern and elegant town houses.
You will find great restaurant and shops and also several street art few block away.
U Street corridor has become the hot spot for nightlife in D.C. in recent years. The main center of U street stretch from 15 street to 9 street (a block up and down of each street except more on 14). There plenty of places to...More
It took a little over 40 years after the riots which ensued when Martin Luther King was assassinated, but the ruined stretches of U St. and environs have come back with a vengeance: numerous upscale restaurants, shops and things to do. It's a happening place...More
There are so many bars, restaurants, shops and neighborhood residential side streets in this area that you be able to find whatever you're looking for. There's lot of police presence, so I assume that it's safe to walk at night. Car & foot traffic is...More
During a visit to DC, my friend and I enjoyed a visit to Ben's Chili Bowl. Waiting in line took about 45 minutes to get in, but it was worth it. The chili fries were delicious! Other aspects of the visit were noticing the changes...More
There are a few restaurants like Ben's and some ethnic ones to choose from. Parking is tight much of the time. Not too expensive an area for eats and drinks. The Howard and Lincoln Theaters are nearby plus a few other clubs.
A lot of the cooler restaurants and bars are in the area. We had dinner at Jack Roses in the area. It's packed at night so reservations for dinner or wait with everyone else. Plenty of options in the area.
I had seen this place on the travel channel and thought we would give it a try. The food was okay but for me it was the experience of nostalgia that made it worth a visit. There was a lot of energy from the staff...More