MXDC in downtown DC is an upscale restaurant by Chef Todd English. The name is a play on the abbreviation for Mexico City (MXCD). The menu clearly marks vegan and vegetarian (and gluten-free) items, and offers fresh, modern cuisine. I enjoyed traditional guacamole and mushroom tacos.
|Traditional guacamole with tomato, onion cilantro, and jalapeno|
|Mushroom tacos with truffled corn salsa and tomatillo|
Mission in Dupont Circle is much more casual, but it's large outdoor patio makes it the perfect place for people watching. The extensive menu offers lots of comfort food, and vegan, vegetarian, and items containing common allergens are all clearly marked. I stuffed myself on these portobello fajitas, which were served with rice and beans.
|Portobello fajitas served with rice and beans|