With locations downtown and in the Maryland 'burbs, this local enterprise is famed for its sustainability efforts. All of the homegrown American favorites, such as fried green tomatoes, hamburgers, and even good old-fashioned meatloaf, are whipped up with ingredients sourced from local farms. But, you’re not here just for the food — the craft cocktail menu is impressive, too. Try a Rickey, Southside, or even the Chelsea Handler, and sip it outside to savor the cool fall weather.
Where: 1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 202-8783; 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, Potomac, 301-340- 8783.
Photo: Courtesy of Founding Farmers