We wandered around the Dupont Circle area this past Sunday (mostly up and down Connecticut Ave.) and saw dozens of places to eat (many already mentioned here). We almost went into Zorbas but it was way crowded and we wanted something light to eat.
We ended up at Teaism (hence the subject title) and where very pleased. Though not the tranquil atmosphere I had expected, the jazz and swing playing was still very pleasant.
We ordered a chicken and beef kabob (with lime pickles and raita as condiments), two orders of sticky rice, and to drink a sweet green tea and a ginger limeade). The food didn't take too long to come up, and we went upstairs to eat. We found a nice table by the window and dug in. The chicken kabob was delicious. The beef kabob went back and forth. One piece was barely cooked. Two pieces were close to over cooked and the rest was perfect. The sticky rices was delicious though possible a little overcooked. The lime pickles turned out to a killer dipping sauce that was TART! I have to find a recipe for this stuff!!! The raita was bland and not worth mentioning or ordering again. I should have run downstairs and gotten another lime pickle sauce. Both drinks were refreshing and very good.
Encouraging enough to go again or try one of the other locations. Is the Georgetown branch setup the same way?