Just in time for patio weather, Capitol Hill's ultra-popular, recently opened Nue Restaurant will add eight outdoor seats in front of their international street food eatery next week, says owner Chris Cvetkovich. The restaurant also just began offering delivery through Bite Squad and Eat24, and shifted its hours to seven days a week (it's now open for dinner Monday through Wednesday, and for both lunch and dinner Thursday through Sunday).
When Nue debuted in January, it was one of the most anticipated openings of the winter, promising dishes inspired by the first-time restaurateur's travels to over 50 countries. Four months into the restaurant, Cvetkovich, with chef Joe Swain is now offering classic street dishes representing standout flavors from Vietnam, India, Turkey, Trinidad, South Africa, Japan, the Czech Republic, and more, on a menu that changes every week or two. In Nue's first season, one of the most exciting pieces for Cvetkovich has been gaining repeat clientele from the range of countries whose food he serves. In March, he told us, "We try to go as accurate as we can. We will sometimes take our own liberties with things but we’re not dumbing it down. We’re using the actual herbs, the flavorings, the amount of seasoning they would use in that country."