Posts filed under: Washington DC

Washington DC

Going home: Sip Munch and More. Terminal B near the Alaska gates at Reagan and needed a glass…or 3. Visit website...

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Chef’s choice: Nina May. What’s chef’s choice you ask? A fixed menu of 4 items, 2 from the regular menu and 2 from the chef’s imagination that day. But, that...

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Came highly recommended: The Dabney. It’s made all the list, including a Michelin star…which makes scoring a reservation a bit of a challenge….especially if you live on the West Coast....

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At Washington National: Bracket Room. On the B concourse and it was on my radar because I needed a quick afternoon snack before the long flight back to Seattle and…..it...

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On the way home: Grille District. Needed a quick bite to eat before the long flight back to Seattle. I wouldn’t call Reagan National a food lovers paradise but this...

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Passed by this place many times: Zaytinya. It’s located near the Convention Center and across the street from the 9th Street NW exit of the Gallery Place Metro Station…so it’s...

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The highlight of this trip to DC: Lapis. Located in the Adams Morgan area not too far from the Woodley Park Metro Station this was my first experience with Afghan...

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Still wandering around Georgetown and needed a drink: Martin’s Tavern. It’s been here since 1933 and has quite an extensive history…said to be the place where John Kennedy proposed to...

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Wandering around Georgetown and needed a quick lunch: Kafe Leopold’s. Beautiful space near the C&O canal which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with alfresco dining available. Very nice European style...

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I’d been here once before a few years ago and it was time for a second visit: Le Diplomate. Once again back to a French bistro and this one is...

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A must stop while visiting the African American Museum: Sweet Home Café. I have to admit this is my first, must experience restaurant in a museum but this place has...

Alexandria VA

How about oysters in Alexandria? Hank’s Oyster Bar One of a number of locations in the DC metro area this one is in the Old Town section of Alexandria and...

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A breakfast spot: Founding Farmers. One of several of similar name in the DC area; this one located on Pennsylvania Ave near Georgetown. Basic breakfast menu with excellent service. Portion...

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Upscale bar: Blue Duck Tavern. Part of the Michelin rated restaurant by the same name located in the Park Hyatt. “Ducked” in for a quick bite and a drink on...

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Quick lunch before the airport: Mandu. One of 2 locations in DC and near the Convention Center and Chinatown. Decided to give Asian cuisine a go before leaving DC and I...

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The new Vidalia: Honeysuckle. Vidalia was my go to place in DC and one of my favorite restaurants but it is no more. Honeysuckle opened about 2 months ago in the...

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Pizza in the heart of Chinatown: Matchbox. One of 3 locations in DC this one is close to the convention center and adds a choice to the Asian fare common...

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Stopped for a post dinner drink with the UW crowd: Silo. Near the DC Convention Center just north of Chinatown. Very busy with a high noise level but a good...

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Sounded interesting: Tail Up Goat. Story has it that if you see something in the distance that may be a goat or a sheep the way to tell is the goat...

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Quick bite to eat: Bóveda. Just off the plane and didn’t take UA up on their hamburger so I was looking for something to tide me over and this was...

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Upscale ramen restaurant in Chinatown: Daikaya. Got here soon after it opened at 11 am and no problem getting a seat. When I left 45 minutes later it was packed...

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Typical chain steakhouse: Bobby Van’s. Large group dinner with the typical steak, chicken or fish choice with sides of potatoes, spinach and mushrooms. Similar to the Capitol Grill. The chocolate cake was...

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Ok so it’s number 2 on Bon Appetit’s best new restaurants in the US for 2016 so you know I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to check it out while...

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This place came highly recommend so I had to make a quick stop: Dolcezza. Known for their gelato there were at least a dozen listed. My choice was a combo...

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Back in town for a meeting or two and had dinner near the Convention Center: City Tap Room. Classic brew pub with a limited food menu but an extensive selection...