The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema releases his annual list of best new area restaurants.
Dining out is a popular activity in the DC Metro area, and The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema has made a 30-year career assessing whether you're spending your money wisely in that endeavor. Sietsema is out with his list of the top restaurants that opened in 2012 in the Washington, DC, area. Highlights of his list include: Little Serow - Thai, Dupont Circle Elisir - Italian, Penn Quarter Fiola - Italian, Penn Quarter Mintwood Place - American, Adams Morgan Rogue 24 - American, Shaw Curry Mantra - Indian, Fairfax Family Meal - American, Frederick Pabu, Japanese, Baltimore Westend Bistro, West End, DC Are any of these your favorites? Any suggestions for Montgomery or Prince George's counties? Tell us in comments.