Top 10 Must-Eat Foods in Washington DC

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Washington DC is a wonderful spot for touring around. Visiting all the attractions, relaxing in one of the many beautiful green spaces, and doing a little bit shopping everything is just fun in the US capital; not to forget the food in Washington DC. There are many restaurants in DC from where you can taste delicacies from around the world. Given below are top 10 dishes you can try during your private Washington DC tours.

Margherita Pizza

Italian pizzas are just the most popular fast food of all the time. Its taste is quite addicting, why not try a pizza in the DC? An all classy Margherita pizza topped with cheese and cherry tomatoes is enough to please any food lover.

Half Smoke

Half smoke is a local sausage delicacy of Washington DC and consists of coarsely ground pork or beef meat served with thinly sliced onion, chili sauce, herbs, and mustard. Not only does it sound good, it tastes good too.


Kitfo is an Ethiopian version of beef tartare. Do not miss this yummy raw seasoned beef marinated in chili, spice, and herbs, and served with cottage cheese called ayibe and cooked greens called gomen.

Pork and Lychee Salad

Get indulged in the taste of a magical bowl containing pork sausage, creamy coconut, plump lychees, peppers, herb, and habanero. It is definitely a perfect blend of balanced spiciness and sweetness.

Kimchi Ramen

How about tasting a blend of Korean and Japanese delight in one bowl? Try kimchi ramen – a bowl of ramen with pork, soft egg, greens, kimchi slices, and pickled ginger, and with kimchi infused broth.

Lamb Ribs

This Middle-Eastern delight consists of roasted and grilled lambs served with fava beans, a hazelnut dukkah, sumac-yogurt onions, and topped with cilantro, dill, mint, and parsley.

Boudin Blanc

Boudin Blanc is traditionally eaten during the Christmas. Get to taste this tasty sausage with Chanterelle mushrooms, celery root puree, summer truffle, and foie gras poultry jus.


Ceviche is a classic Mexican native seafood made of raw fish cured and marinated in lemon juice, spiced with chili peppers and seasoned with salt, onion, and cilantro.

Chicken Karaage

Chicken lovers out there really need to try this when in DC. Chicken karaage is a buttermilk-brined chicken deep-fried and brushed with Korean gochuchang paste and served with kewpie mayo and sweet pickles.

Mapo Tofu

The Chinese native mapo tofu is tofu combined with minced pork or beef, fermented black bean, chili oil, chili broad bean paste, green onions, garlic, and Szechuan peppercorn.

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