Illustration by Stephanie Rudig

There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.

In case you blinked, seven restaurants opened in Petworth in 2016. Not bad for a neighborhood that gets treated like the second-cousin-once-removed compared to foodie titans like Shaw or Navy Yard, which are treated like a first-born son. Next time you pop up to Petworth, know what to try.