2450 Market Street, NE
Thanks to Carlos for sending:
“Mecho’s Dominican Kitchen opened yesterday, Sunday afternoon.
Within 45 minutes it was standing room only inside with air conditioning. Thankfully there were seats and tables outside.
I was one of the first customers in 1995 when Los Hermanos opened up in Columbia Heights on Park Road and 14th Street, NW.
And I was the very first customer with their second restaurant, Mecho’s Dominican Kitchen opened Sunday at 2450 Market Street, N.E., in the Shops at Dakota Crossing across from Costco.
What I love about these eateries is that it’s not fast food, quite the opposite in fact:
The Guisados (meat and Caribbean root vegetable stews) take hours to prepare and simmer, done right.
It is very laborious and time-consuming to prepare Mofongo, and to do it right.
–That’s what keeps us all coming back for more very nutritious and easy-to-digest food.
And at $10 for a full meal, very affordable for Washington, D.C. with Dominican-large portions, too, often two can eat.
The menu is relatively short, but inclusive of Dominican-creole favorites and easy to choose from à-la-carte.
Pictured below, I had the savory Sancocho for a satisfying Sunday supper delight as I did in 1995 with the same consistent delicious recipe not lost in 25 years.”
From the Old Takoma Business Association: “The 42nd annual Takoma Park Street Festival will take place on Sunday, October 1st, 2023 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and once again…
photo by Phil Guire Thanks to Phil and Shana for sending this super sweet ride: “Steering wheel is on the British side!”
“Dear PoPville, Red line to Glenmont. Why just why are someone’s clothes on the ground?”
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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
Vietnam Week Returns!
Mark your calendars for an exciting week-long celebration of Vietnamese culture and arts right here in DC. Vietnam Week is an annual tradition that brings our community together through a series of themed events, including film screenings, fine art exhibitions, mouthwatering cuisine, captivating live performances, and much more!
Vietnam Week aligns with the lunar celebration of Tet Trung Thu, the mid-autumn moon festival, a cherished tradition in Vietnam spanning 3,000 years. Join us in experiencing the enchanting customs and traditions of this cultural celebration!
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger