New Local Restaurant Showcases The Best Balkan Dishes In DC

WASHINGTON (JCHAYWARD.COM) — Ambar, a new restaurant with a desire to introduce D.C. to cutting edge Balkan cuisine recently opened up at Barracks Row, 523 8th Street, SE Washington, DC.

The restaurant features “small plates,” focusing on Serbian cuisine and offers wines and spirits from the Balkans not often experienced by the American diner.

Executive Chef, Bojan Bocvarov joined JC Hayward on Wednesday to prepare a signature dish off the menu: Rolled Pork with Creamy Horseradish Dressing, Apricot Jam, and Carmelized Apples.


Bocvarov said his standout dishes include grilled stuffed prunes, grilled goat cheese, and homemade cheese pie.