Chef 5 Bites: Mike Isabella

Mike Isabella, who will open his first restaurant Graffiato in a few months, recently sat down to dish his 5 Bites to Metrocurean. The Top Chef All-Star
contestant is on his way to the Bravo show's finale in the Bahamas,
along with fellow Washingtonian Carla Hall. (DC represent!) The finale
promises, among other things, host Padma Lakshmi in a bikini. (We hear
ya, Mike.)

Read about what Isabella has in store at Graffiato here, and feast your eyes (and ears) on his favorite bites around DC.

1. Singapore slaw at Zentan

2. Roasted bone marrow at Blue Duck Tavern

3. Potato and pancetta pizza and housemade orange soda at We, The Pizza

4. Tuna tartare at Volt

5. Dumpling platter at The Source

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Where do DC's top chefs eat when they're not on the clock? Find out in CHEF 5 BITES.