Five Bites On Friday

This week's edition of Five Bites is from Ben Gilligan, chef and part owner of the forthcoming wine bar Room 11 in Columbia Heights. Look for Room 11 to open at 3234 11th St. NW around March.

1. Salt cod croquettes at 2 Amys

2. Octopus Santorini at Zaytinya

3. Banh Mi sandwich at Banh Mi DC Sandwich

4. Costilla Puerco (baby pork rib) tacos at Taqueria Distrito Federal (at right)

5. #15 Pho Tai at Pho 75 (Remember to ask for it rare.)

Five Bites started in 2006 as a place for Metrocurean readers to share all the delicious things they've been eating and drinking. E-mail five of your favorites and whether you'd like your name and a picture included to metrocurean AT gmail DOT com.

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