Not-so-smart play: passing on the one-yard line.
Smart play: sitting under dancing flames and eating noodles.
In The District by Hannah An, a striking new modern Vietnamese restaurant with handmade noodles and a slight tendency toward pyromania, opening Saturday on 3rd Street from a Crustacean-family daughter—and taking reservations now. (See the slideshow.)
It’s a two-story beauty that looks like a colonial Saigon theater—and it’s got multiple patios with fire pits and flaming beams overhead (you’ll see), in case you like sitting outside. Some people seem to like that kind of thing.