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Located in upscale Northwest Washington, this definitely does not fit into the definition of a typical mall. Small and to the point, this collection of ritzy shops is anchored by Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Names like those say it all—if you intend to shop here you'll only find the best in high end merchandise. The mall also has a movie theater that shows the latest box office hits in comfortable surroundings.
Politics and Prose is an independent bookstore that can't be missed! With events, such as author talks and book signing, as well a literature classes, this bookstore is a cultural icon in Washington DC. Browse through their impressive collection to find well known novels as well as hidden gems. You may even spot some autographed first editions for sell. After you pick a book head to their P&P Coffeehouse to treat yourself to some caramel cider, mint mocha, a latte, or more to sip on as you read.
Wagshal's Delicatessen is one of Washington's most cherished sandwich places and delis. Famous for its delectable sandwiches like Steak and Cheese, and Turkey Florentine, the eatery takes pride in its fresh ingredients and flavors. There is a large assortment of dishes catering especially to the vegetarians. You can choose from a variety of breads and toppings, and make your one of a kind sandwich. Along with a sandwich bar, the place is a butcher shop as well.
The Sullivan's Toy & Art Supply opened its doors in 1954, making the family owned toy store the oldest in DC. Featuring a huge variety of innovative toys, board games and products for children, this place also houses a collection of art and craft materials for those little ones gifted with a proclivity for the arts.
Bread Furst on Connecticut Avenue offers a great range of freshly baked goodies to the Van Ness neighborhood which it calls home. A project by veteran chef Mark Furstenberg, Bread Furst is home to soft, tender and golden loaves of bread, pastries and desserts and lots more. The charming bakery also offers a wonderful lunch menu - several drool-worthy salads and sandwiches on offer here. They also serve a good selection of refreshing coffees that are a fantastic addition to the meal served here.