Washington DC is regarded as a world of steakhouses and power breakfast. Well, you may wonder what’s so special about DC but if you’ve been there, you know what that means. If you’ve not been there and you’d want to know what that means, don’t worry as we’ll tell you.
DC is currently among the top country’s dining destination and besides having a variety of international cuisine, the food here is iconic, delicious and memorable. If you’re planning to visit Washington DC for the first time, here is a list of foods you must try.
Do you love eating butter, eggs or cheese? I hope you do because they are everybody’s favorite. The good news is that when you get to DC, you’ll get an opportunity to eat all of them combined in one dish famously known as Khachapuri.
The boat-shaped creation is the best washington food which you can’t get enough of. It becomes even tastier when served with a drink featuring fresh lemon and Sarajishvili Georgian Brandy and it would be memorable to share with your friends and family.
2. Korean fried chicken
It goes without saying that Washington lack history with fried chicken. However, the city has embraced Korean fried chicken (K.F.C) and should be on your list of must-try foods in DC. K.F.C is crunchy, finely textured and you start salivating even before having your first bite.
If you want to have the best experience, go with your friends and family and enjoy together the K.F.C three ways; in tangy, spicy hot chili sauce; plain to taste it in its pure form, and in garlic and ginger sauce.
3. Boudin Blanc
Have you ever been to France? If no, you can feel the French atmosphere just by eating finger-licking boudin blanc. The delightful white sausage is traditionally eaten during Christmas and usually served with caramelized onions, black truffle mushroom puree and lardons of bacon and once you try it, you’ll keep on asking for more.
4. D.C.’s iconic half-smoke
D.C.’s iconic half-smoke is a combination of coarsely ground beef and pork and should definitely be on your list of must-try foods in DC. The half-smokes come with a touch of hot pepper and what makes them exceptional is the fact that they have hot casings that trigger a sharp snap anytime you have a bite.
This motivates you to eat more and more and trust me, you won’t get enough of it. Besides, their seasoning is top-notch which motivates people to eat more. Depending on your preferences, you can grill your half-smoke with spicy mustard or smoother yours in a chili with yellow mustard and cheese. Either way, you’ll like it and recommend it to friends and family.
5. Barbacoa De Borrego Tacos
As stated, Washington has a variety of international cuisine and there could be nothing better than having a taste of Barbacoa De Borrego Tacos. If you’re hearing this name for the very first time, it’s a Southern Mexican cuisine consisting of chipotle tomatillo salsa, slow-roasted lamb, onion and queso fresco.
It has an amazing flavor and tastes even better when served with strong mezcal drink. If you want to make it memorable, share it with friends and don’t forget to have as many pictures as possible to keep as a memoir.
It is without a doubt that everyone enjoys eating. However, it goes without saying that eating the same meal over and over again is boring. If planning to visit Washington DC with your friends or family and have no idea on what to eat, we are here for you and the above list will narrow down your choices and make your food choice memorable.