WASHINGTONIAN Magazine: “8 New Black-Owned Restaurants to Try Around DC”

Thursday February 4, 2021

WASHINGTONIAN Magazine Article: “8 New Black-Owned Restaurants to Try Around DC,” February 6, 2021

From the article:

Chef Elias Taddesse has a background working in Michelin-starred restaurants in New York, but he’s spent the last couple years perfecting his burger. At Melange, which debuted in Mount Vernon Triangle in September, he infuses his Ethiopian heritage and French culinary training into such casual fare as a doro wat-inspired fried chicken sandwich or ribeye French dip with kikil (lamb and potato stew). Eventually, he plans to introduce a tasting menu and East African-inspired cocktail bar.