Domku in the Press

Put a bird on it!Aug 2nd

All the news that’s fit to read –about Domku, that is

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Put a bird on it!Mar 28th

Kera is in the news again!

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Put a bird on it!Mar 28th

Domku in the press: get to know Kera Carpenter, chef and owner

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Put a bird on it!Nov 17th

Domku in the press: What they’re saying…


(August 05) “The atmosphere…is studied casual. The music soothing and eclectic, ranging from soft bossa nova to opera.”


(April 06) “Domku is not just a place for drinkers; the food is solid and unusual, if not fancy”

“The word ‘eclectic’ fits, but it is overused. So we’ll say dining at Domku is fun, tasty and unpredictable, mostly in a great way.”


(Spring 06) “Domku…is a shining evidence that good food and drink happen outside of Georgetown.”


“Domku’s service is a bit casual and definitely quirky, if always friendly and polite.”

NEW YORK TIMES Dining Section

(December 2011) “In Washington, D.C., at the homey Scandinavian restaurant Domku Bar & Cafe, hipsters dine on a smoked herring pie and a herring scramble.”

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Put a bird on it!Nov 17th

Domku in the Press: Words from Washington City Paper…


(June 05) “And the cooking, anomalous as it is in this city, rises above merely being a curiosity.”

“…one of the most fascinating spots in town.”

(April 08) “The food is authentic and interesting, the ambience funky and eclectic”…”Excellent service, friendly staff, and a gem on Upshur Street.”

(April 08) Best of DC 2008: Best Decor

“Nothing about Domku feels like D.C., and that’s a good thing.”

(October 2010) Young & Hungry

“My mother always used to tell me that good things come to those who wait. At Domku, this rings true. My Swedish meatballs were absolutely scrumptious, but it was the attention to detail in the mashed potatoes that really made the dish…Patience is a virtue, and if you got it, head on over to Domku. There is nowhere else in Washington that offers such an interesting take on Eastern European and Scandinavian cuisines.”

(December 2010) Young & Hungry: Slavs to Fashion

(June 2011) 44 Most Powerful Powerful Restaurants

“Locals bring people in from all over the city, turning the restaurant into an informal ambassador to the rest of the District…Of course,…the food’s delicious – for any neighborhood.”

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