BY BRYN MOLLOY
Name: Steel Plate
Location: 3523 12th ST NE, Washington, DC 20017
Metro: Redline, Brookland-CUA
Favorite Dish: Full animal roast - goat, pig, you name it!
Owned by Diton Pashaj, the Steel Plate, is a casual and eclectic neighborhood spot serving New American comfort food.
From roasted lamb tamales to tempura kale Chef Nick serves a variety of traditional staples as well as new inventive dishes inspired by international cuisines.
Since the opening in June of 2014, the Steel Plate has become a key establishment in the Brookland neighborhood. It is a great place to grab a drink after work, with 44 beers to choose from, and a fully stocked bar cozy with whisky.