Debbie and I went to Et Voila with William, Susan and David for an early dinner.
As you enter the restaurant, to the left there is a large three-sided square bar with highchairs. Folks can also sit here for dinner. There is other highchair seating in this area. Toward the rear of this area is a tall, 10 seat chef’s table. Continue reading “Restaurant: Et Voila!”
The Sandhill is a 121-room hotel with guest rooms in a series of cottages, most of which hold 4 guest rooms. The cottages and the main part of the hotel include public areas, large and small event spaces, a classic bar and a restaurant surrounding a large swimming pool. Continue reading “Restaurant: Madera Restaurant”
Debbie and I went to Acquerello with Stan and Julia. Going to a restaurant in San Francisco with Stan is a unique experience and this was no exception. Continue reading “Restaurant: Acquerello”
Debbie, Stan and I stopped at Scoma’s for lunch while sightseeing.
The restaurant is on edge of the water. There are boats in whichever direction you look. Continue reading “Restaurant: Scoma’s”
Carol, Diane, Sherry, Michael, Debbie and I went to the Dabney on a Wednesday night.
The restaurant seats 75-80 people plus the bar. There is an outside area that seems to seat about a dozen, weather permitting, which was not the case the night we were there. )
Tony, Elissa, Debbie and I first visited the Pembroke on a Saturday night. The Pembroke was recently opened in the Dupont Circle Hotel as part of a renovation of the hotel in its entirety. We had a 6:30 p.m. reservation.
You enter the restaurant through the hotel and there is a greeter’s station at the entrance to the restaurant. Straight ahead is a square bar which has seating for about 17 people on three sides. Continue reading “Restaurant: The Pembroke”
The review of DeCarlo’s from the last issue of the Watch, erroneously failed to mention that I was introduced to DeCarlo’s by Bob and Rita and I have undoubtedly been there with them more than any other persons. Continue reading “Restaurant Note”
Debbie and I had dinner at the Tria on a recent trip to Dearborn.
As you enter the restaurant from the lobby of the hotel there is a bar at the right that seats 12. Above the bar are two very large TVs that can be easily seen throughout the restaurant. Continue reading “Restaurant: Tria”
Peter and Florence and Debbie and I went to Buck’s. Peter told us that Buck’s serves the best steak in the city, too large to finish in a single sitting or by one person alone. Continue reading “Restaurant: Buck’s Fishing & Camping”
[I should note that I have previously written about restaurants that are owned and operated by women:
- I Ricchi – Christine Ricchi, owner/chef – This is the restaurant at which I have the most meals in any given year
- ris – Ris Lacoste, owner/chef]
1310 Kitchen & Bar and DeCarlo’s represent the new and the not so new with both comfort and good food in common.
Remember the Daily Grill? (WW Aug 2005) Its Georgetown location closed sometime last year and 1310 Kitchen & Bar opened in its space on the main floor of the Georgetown Inn.
The executive chef and operator is Jenn Crovato. Crovato has a long successful culinary career in D.C., including time at Galileo, Susan Gage Catering, as a personal chef and doing independent catering. She also trained in Italy. Continue reading “Restaurant: 1310 Kitchen & Bar”