Patio - I just can't get over the picnic table filled, walled-in-from-the-street patio! It's so cozy and then they go and serve your beers in mason jars (and they've been doing that since before Pinterest - sorry Pinterest, I heart you - made it a thing). Oh and I hear they do amazing BBQ too.
Roof - This space is laid out so very well.two floors of indoor bars/seating leading to a giant rooftop with two bars of its own. In it's less than two-year run on U Street, it's popularity hasn't really waned much because That.
"One of my favorite discoveries is Brian Noyes, the owner of the Red Truck Bakery in Virginia, who has a deft hand with pastries and an unerring sense of flavor balance."– MARIAN BURROS, The New York Times