The dining room at Nina May. © Rey Lopez
A year-round pergola patio debuted in January.
From left: general manager Danilo Simic and chef Colin McClimans. 
Lemon & Thyme Roasted Pennsylvania Chicken.
The Nina May Gin & Tonic.
The dining room at Nina May. © Rey Lopez
A year-round pergola patio debuted in January.
From left: general manager Danilo Simic and chef Colin McClimans. 
Lemon & Thyme Roasted Pennsylvania Chicken.
The Nina May Gin & Tonic.

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Nina May elevates local bounty, indoors and out

After making a pre-pandemic splash in its Shaw location, Nina May complemented its indoor seating with a year-round patio pergola in January. General manager Danilo Simic and chef Colin McClimans  wow guests with ever-changing brunch and dinner menus focused on seasonal ingredients sourced within 150 miles of DC. Recent standouts: Lemon & Thyme Roasted Pennsylvania Chicken and the Nina May Gin & Tonic, infused with rose water and orange essence. 1337 11th Street, NW; 202-518-3609. ninamaydc.com