Do your best to forget that Mi Cocina is a Dallas import when eating at the new Friendship Heights location (... those 11 margs will help). Already a Lone Star legend, this Tex-Mexer rocks vibrant Mexican art installations, accordion doors opening to the street, and a 90-person courtyard.
It's Worth Getting Sloppy For This Grilled Cheese Taco
Soft corn tortillas burst with diced, grilled fajita beef and are served "Street Style", which in Chevy Chase means not getting your car valeted.
This Tex-Mex staple is a combo of a rolled cheese taco, beef taco, and cheese enchilada called "Roberto's", and, like Clemente, is a serious heavy hitter.
They don't scrimp on the flavor, but they do shrimp on it, specifically with this ceviche of mangos, avocado, cilantro and jicama.
The aged rib-eye beef will be what's for dinner. Also, it'll be paired with bean soup, guacamole, and pico.
And since it's located in luxe-shopping district The Collection, expect to see cougars taking a break from their busy lives of drinking at home with one of 13 different signature drinks, like this classic marg, or a frozen one topped with house-made sangria called the Mambo Taxi. Have (number) five yourself!