This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
PENN QUARTER— Meatballs, we hardly knew you, but the defunct Michel Richard concept is now being replaced with an outpost of Taylor Gourmet.
ZOMG TACOS— Eater readers selected their favorite tacos, from Taqueria Poblano to Oyamel, in this handy map.
DUPONT CIRCLE— Red Meat Row may have a new addition in Smashburger, the Denver-based chain.
EATER AWARDS— Feel passionately about the design of a particular DC restaurant? Nominate it for the Stone-Cold Stunner Award, a new category in this year's Eater Awards.
BALLSTON— Learn more about the upcoming Leek American Bistro, a Ballston restaurant opening this fall.
BOSTON— World Salad Domination for Sweetgreen continues, with the news that the chain is next expanding into Boston.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS— What do Yelpers, bloggers and other early critics think of The Coupe, the city's new 24/7 diner? Find out in Good News/Bad News.
CLARENDON— Bachelor Pad contestant Chris Bukowski has been talking about bringing a ladies-oriented sports bar to the DC area — if his Twitter account can be believed, it looks like it's landing in Clarendon.
SHAW— Take a tour inside Cause, the city's first philanthro-pub, with profits going to charity.
NOMA— Three words every NoMa resident and office worker wants to hear: Happy Hour Options. There's a new one in Thaaja, the fast casual Indian restaurant opening soon.
ALEXANDRIA— Construction is poised to start soon on Ginny's and The Esquire Dog, the two concepts being housed in the former Generous George's space.
PENN QUARTER— Elisir's Enzo Fargione dishes about his first year running the tasting menu-centric restaurant.
H STREET NE— Where do three of the world's greatest chefs eat while they're in DC? If José Andrés is the tour guide, Toki Underground.
K STREET— Teatro Goldoni is being replaced by Look, the area's first Icelandic restaurant (its owner is the same).