There aren't separate men's and women's restrooms at Mie N Yu in Georgetown - just a single, unisex restroom with stalls surrounding a central sink area.
The rooms in Mie N Yu are designed to remind
diners of Marco Polo's travels on the Silk Road.
Here are the bathroom's sinks. The restroom is
designed to look like an Indonesian boathouse.
Even the soap dispensers and paper towel holders
are special. The towels are bundled in antique
Here's what the inside of a stall looks like.
The doors on the restroom stalls feature ornate
wooden carvings both inside and out.
Mie N Yu is on M
Street NW in Georgetown near Wisconsin Avenue.
Michelle Basch, wtop.com
WASHINGTON – Using public bathrooms is like Forrest Gump and his box of chocolates.
As Gump would say, “You never know what you’re gonna get.”
But every year, the very finest are nominated for
Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom contest.
This year, a restroom in Georgetown is one of 10 finalists, and the region’s votes can help it win.
“The theme of our restaurant is Marco Polo’s travels on the Silk Road, so each room is a different country of Marco Polo’s travels,” says Mike Cherner, general manager of
Mie N Yu on M Street NW, where intricate Asian d