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D.C. has long been overrun by steakhouses, but now a new breed is popping up. Within just more than a year, three South America–inspired steakhouses have opened—all within about a mile of each other. But they’re not all serving the same asados and pisco sours. Consult our handy guide to tell them apart. Chart by Carey […]
Toro Toro already looks like sort of like a chic prison with its floor-to-ceiling metal bars and jumpsuit orange accents. But the newly opened Pan-Latin steakhouse also has something else in common with lock-up: not a lot of privacy when you pee. The men’s and women’s restrooms share a trough-like sink divided by a mirror, […]
If three's a trend, Latin steakhouses are officially trendy. Chef Victor Albisu brings a South American flare to his meat-centric Chinatown restaurant Del Campo, while Philadelphia-based celebrity chef Jose Garces plans an Argentinian steakhouse at the Loews Madison Hotel in the coming months. Rounding out the trio is Toro Toro, a "pan-Latin" steakhouse and small-plates restaurant from […]
Washington just can’t seem to escape its reputation as a steak-and-potatoes town. For decades, the stereotypes of lobbyists with expense accounts cavorting over charred chunks of meat have overshadowed the city’s culinary cred. Only in recent years has the District started to erase memories of ribeyes and dudes in suits with its explosion of neighborhood […]