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U Street’s Codmother: The Spot for Female Fish and Spotted Dick

Tolga Erbatur's subterranean fish 'n' chips spot The Codmother hosts its "soft opening" party tonight, beginning at 6 p.m. Thrillist drops some knowledge on the venue's fishy baptismal pun of a trade name: "The name stems from their attempt to use only using female cod (more muscle = better meat) in beer-battered fish 'n chips." According to a menu, desserts include a deep-fried Snickers bar and the regretfully named "spotted dick," that is, boiled suet pudding with dried fruit (pictured above).

The Codmother, 1334 U St. NW

Photo by Justinc/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license


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