Red Line East Metro Food Crawl
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USA, Washington D.C. Guide (B): Red Line East Metro Food Crawl

If you’ve taken a ride along the eastern segment of the Metro Red Line lately, you’ve probably noticed that the train takes you through one construction zone after another. There is an explosion of growth taking place in northeast DC with previously neglected areas being revitalized into destination neighborhoods.

While it will be fun to explore the neighborhoods around each Metro stop in detail, we thought we would start bigger to get an overview of the area. We use the Metro to get around the city anyway, so why not try a Redline food crawl? We started just outside of the northeast border of the District in Silver Spring, MD and worked our way back in to the Noma-Gallaudet station.

Silver Spring has gone through a remarkable transformation over the last decade. The once dying area is now a thriving community with weekly outdoor markets, festivals, and over 150 restaurants. While it’s impossible to choose one restaurant to represent Silver Spring, one of our favorites is Urban Butcher. Opened in December 2013 by Cuban-born chef/owner Raynold Mendizabal, the bright, rustic space has a comfortable feel that makes us want to linger longer than we probably should. During nice weather, garage doors on the backside of the bar open to expose outdoor bar seats that are the perfect place to hang out and watch the character of Silver Spring walk by. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Red Line East Metro Food Crawl
Guide Location: USA » Washington D.C.
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Urban Butcher   Pearl Dive Oyster Palace   Denizens Brewing Company   Brookland Pint   The Carolina Kitchen   Union Market  
Author: Julia B. Wilde
Read it on author's website: https://jillsurbanfoodcrawls.com/2015/01/14/redline-metro-food-crawl/

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