Two Alexandria restaurants were ranked in Washingtonian’s The 100 Very Best Restaurants in Washington, DC.
At number 15 on the ranking was Japanese restaurant Nasime at 1209 King Street.
Washingtonian’s review said:
This unassuming Old Town storefront houses one of the area’s most underrated and best-value Japanese restaurants. Chef/owner Yuh Shimomura works the kitchen solo, turning out a seven-course $95 feast for no more than 20 diners at a time. Seasonal hits might include yuba-wrapped sea bass in dashi with slippery nameko mushrooms, but the menu always features pristine sashimi (with tongue-tingling “buzz button” flower, when available). The meal culminates in a bubbling pot of noodle soup, recently with oysters and matsutakes. The $60 sake pairing is a generous deal.
Only the Top 25 spots on the list were ranked, but Americana restaurant Virginia’s Darling (277 S Washington Street) also made the top 100 list.
According to the Washingtonian review:
“Our nightly dinner party” is the tag line at this Old Town wine bar, adjacent to owner Nicole Jones’s daytime cafe, Mae’s Market. Indeed, the mood in the dining room is low-key and convivial, and the wine list, which highlights women makers, is written in a breezy, conversational tone. Snack on salt-and-vinegar pistachios, charred dates, or an abundant charcuterie board, then move on to larger plates, which include a hefty “Frenchie” burger on an English muffin and an extra-lemony sole meunière that was so good we convinced the neighboring table to get it.
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