Stock up on Tide pens, because DC got a ton of new spots last year. Check out what our council of culinary craftspeople thought were 2012's best new joints
Jon Mathieson, Executive Chef at BLT Steak "Green Pig Bistro and Mintwood Place.
Erik Bruner-Yang, Owner/Chef at Toki Underground "Suna, Shawafel, Artifact Coffee in Baltimore.
Jade Aldrighette, Bartender at The Passenger "Rappahannock Oyster Bar! Union Market in general, really. A&D Neighborhood Bar. I love Ali and Dan and am stoked for their new place.
Dave Coleman, co-founder of 3 Stars Brewing Company "Several spots have shined for me in 2012, amongst them are El Chucho and Kangaroo Boxing Club, both great additions to the 11th St. Corridor. Also, all of Union Market, especially Rappahannock River Oysters, has definitely been a highlight for the year.