Slideshow: First Look: Mike Isabella's Kapnos, Washington DC

Spreads
Spreads

Each spread comes with stone-baked flatbreads. The Taramasalata Spread (top; $12) is a cauliflower purée with carp roe and caviar, while the Melitzanosalata (right; $8) is described as a mixture of "smoky eggplant, roasted peppers, walnuts, and feta."

Suckling Pig ($17)
Suckling Pig ($17)

The spit-roasted mezze dishes come with four-ounce tastings of their respective animals. The suckling pig is served on a bed of ancient grain salad.

Spicy Watermelon ($8)
Spicy Watermelon ($8)

This mezze of pickled watermelon, dressed with ufra chili, rind, and fennel granité, is served chilled.

Briam ($8)
Briam ($8)

Typically served as a stew, the Briam is a sampling portion of a traditionally family-size dish. Baby squash, purple eggplant, and potatoes are combined in a tomato sauce.

Charred Octopus ($14)
Charred Octopus ($14)

Isabella's signature Charred Octopus is served with a green harissa sauce, eggplant, and topped with toasted amaranth.

Loukoumades ($9)
Loukoumades ($9)

Essentially Greek donut holes, these fritters are dressed in spiced honey, almonds, and pistachios.