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Small plates include hamachi ceviche with hibiscus agua Jamaica, garlic, serrano chile and roasted corn. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

First Look

Poca Madre Opens in Chinatown Poca Madre, chef Victor Albisu’s high-end, contemporary Mexican restaurant, opened Tuesday, June 19, in part of the space formerly occupied by Del Campo, his Argentine grill that closed in March. Taco Bamba, his fast-casual taqueria, opened in the
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Jardenea's Maryland crab cake is served over Appalachian corn, roasted red peppers, smoked bacon and the best apple cider braised collard greens you will ever taste. (Photo: Nick Bullock/DC on Heels)

Hidden Gem

Jardenea Offers Fine Farm-to-Fork Dining Jardenea restaurant, 2430 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Foggy Bottom, isn’t easy to find. Despite being located inside the Melrose Georgetown Hotel, there is no sign alerting passersby to its existence. Inside the hotel, it is hidden in a back
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