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Italian

Visit Masseria by traipsing past graffiti-tagged walls and wholesalers near Union Market to find an oasis that feels like it should require a password. While this hideaway from Nick Stefanelli is meant to evoke an Italian escape reminiscent of his grandmother’s home region of Puglia, it’s hard not to compare the relaxed space with a SoCal hotspot that would attract celebrities in need of discretion. This is new-school fine dining, where the chic luxury of the dining area is rivaled only by the impressive three-, four-, five-, or six-course tasting menus that lean toward fine dining but with attitude (hint: you can add a cigar to your bill).

pasta dish at Maketto
Washington DC

Masseria

Maketto

Visit Masseria by traipsing past graffiti-tagged walls and wholesalers near Union Market to find an oasis that feels like it should require a password. While this hideaway from Nick Stefanelli is meant to evoke an Italian escape reminiscent of his grandmother’s home region of Puglia, it’s hard not to compare the relaxed space with a SoCal hotspot that would attract celebrities in need of discretion. This is new-school fine dining, where the chic luxury of the dining area is rivaled only by the impressive three-, four-, five-, or six-course tasting menus that lean toward fine dining but with attitude (hint: you can add a cigar to your bill).