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500 NW 65th St. (5th Ave. NW) Send to Phone
Cozy café with an Asian-inflected menu, surprising soups and more.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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: At this casual neighborhood restaurant focused on warm, cozy foods that highlight the namesake ingredient, the big windows let in natural light and the haphazard décor gives a homey feel. Mugs, emblazoned with the place’s logo, hold bottomless cups of coffee for parents while children pull games from the stack on the bookshelf. But the food elevates this above ’90s coffeehouse clichés. Order a bowl of pho from the counter, bring the kimchi and apple salad to the table, or dig into the duck sliders and see why it advertises itself as farm-to-table. The Asian-inflected menu covers everything from a morning snack to a full meal, but is at its best when innovative, as in the salad, the slow-roasted duck sandwich with house-pickled beets and the hash with sausage. Desserts mostly are the house-made ice cream, but occasional specials like banana bread pudding pop up. There is a small beer and wine list, too.


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