On 9th and Upshur Street Northwest, there is a new restaurant called Taqueria Del Barrio offering tasty and authentic Mexican cuisine from the owners of the famous DC Empanadas food truck.
Think handmade corn tortillas, margaritas, cocktails with Mezcal, caramelized pineapple and habenero-tumeric syrup. The inside has many fun details designed by Sucha Khamsuwan and a beautiful hand-painted mural by artist Matthew MacMillan.
Prices are fair and even the salsa is something to be remembered, which is important to some people (me). LEARN MORE HERE