From Marvelous Market to the Silver Spork and now Radici – with such a prime location, you’d think the space at the corner of 7th and C SE (right across from Eastern Market) would have no trouble staying in business. And yet here we are, with the third iteration in as many years. Here’s hoping this one sticks!
Radici will be a grab and go style cafe during the week, and will offer table service on weekends. Two Italian chefs – one from the north, one from the south – are running the kitchen, so we can look forward to a wide variety of pastas, small plates, and “pizzettes”. The detail that has me most excited? They serve Illy coffee!! I actually had the honor of trying their first-ever latte, and I have to say, they are definitely doing the Illy name justice.
The folks behind Radici put a lot of money into completely changing the space. Terra Cotta tiles imported from Italy and Venetian glass lamps are just a few of the fun highlights. But I’ll let the photos do the talking: