I'll be back in DC next week for the first time in a year. I plan on going to America Eats on Saturday. Can anyone give me an updated review/opinion of the place? I found some reviews from a year ago that weren't so nice. I just want to know if it has gotten better and thus worth a try. Thanks.
If you are expecting excellent traditional versions of old time historical favorites your expectations will not be met. It is IMHO very interesting, but it is modern deconstructions of historical dishes as monkey said- generally small portions. It is a really neat experience and the cocktails are special, but adjust your expectations accordingly....
The cocktails are indeed excellent. So are the biscuits. Don't do dinner. Go for brunch, lunch or the oyster happy hour. Loved the oyster po' boy, and the Hangtown Fry was really good. Really, really good. So were the dollar oysters.
...Apparently I really like oysters. Who knew?