Note No. 1: To date, WW has presented 384 restaurants in 8 countries, 56 cities, 1 railway station and 1 airport terminal. Continue reading “Restaurant Notes”
Debbie and I went to Iron Gate for brunch with Lea and Wayne at their suggestion. It turned out to be a great choice. Continue reading “Restaurant: Iron Gate”
The Hill Center was a Naval Hospital in the Civil War. Now it is an event and miscellaneous gallery/child and adult arts and education space including various classes including Tai Chi Chuan. Check out the Hill Center website. Continue reading “Restaurant: Little Pearl”
At their invitation, I went with Simma and Ron to the Oyster Palace. We settled into a booth on the right side of the restaurant. Continue reading “Restaurant: Pearl Dive Oyster Palace”
I went to Bistro Aracosia in the Palisades neighborhood of D.C. with Bob and Rita and Bev and Brady.
The restaurant describes itself as an “Authentic Afghan Gourmet + Chop House”, and who am I to argue with that description? Continue reading “Restaurant: Bistro Aracosia”
I went to Wild Tomato with Diane, John, Sherry and Mike.
The restaurant seats about 80 people including some 10 seats outside which are available when weather permits, as it did the night we were there. There is also an outdoor bar with six high seats. Continue reading “Restaurant: Wild Tomato”
[For the first time in its history, WW is publishing a review done by someone other than me. Bob Barnett, a regular reader of WW, graciously offered to do this review since the chances of my getting to the Roadkill Café are low.] Continue reading “Restaurant: Roadkill Café”
In 2013, the Capella Hotel, opened on the C&O Canal. It had a restaurant called the Grill Room which was reviewed in the May 2013 Washington Watch. The Capella became the Rosewood Hotel in 2016. The hotel closed for renovations in October 2018 and reopened in early August of this year. Continue reading “Restaurant: CUT”
Debbie and I, along with Amy and Peter, went to Queen’s English on a Saturday night.
The restaurant first opened on April 10, 2019 and is co-owned by Chef Henji Cheung and his spouse, Sarah Thompson, who told us that she was also a chef at an earlier time. During the day, Sarah helps with the food prep and then when the restaurant is open, she manages the dining room. Continue reading “Restaurant: Queen’s English”
Leslie and Nate had the foresight to make a reservation at the restaurant some time ago and invited Debbie and I to join them. We arrived at 6:00 p.m. for a 6:15 p.m. reservation and were immediately seated. Continue reading “Restaurant: Rooster & Owl”
Rita, Bob, Debbie and I went to Kellari on a Sunday night. Rita and Bob had been there before. It was a first for Debbie and me.
As you enter the restaurant, straight ahead to the left is a long bar with 12 highchairs. Across from the bar are a series of two tops along a half wall topped with some see through screening. Continue reading “Restaurant: Kellari Taverna”
Debbie and I went to Garibaldis with John and Sue.
The restaurant is long and narrow and seats between 80 and 90 people. To the right as you enter is a bar that seats 10. To the left there are a variety of tables facing a banquette and we were seated at a table near the front. Debbie and Sue were seated on the banquette, John and I were on chairs facing them. Continue reading “Restaurant: Garibaldis Restaurant”
Debbie and I had lunch with Stan at Eliza’s, a restaurant that is owned and managed by two sisters, Betty & Jennifer. It seats 70 people. Continue reading “Restaurant: Eliza’s”
Debbie and I had dinner with Peggy and Mike at Mourad on our anniversary.
As you enter, to the right is a long L-shaped bar that seats 10 folks on the long side and four folks on the foot. There is a tabletop and several long shelves covered with wines and other alcohols that form the back of the bar. The back wall itself is a series of waist to ceiling windows that face the outside. Continue reading “Restaurant: Mourad”
Julia and Stan, Peggy and Mike and Debbie and I went to the North Beach Restaurant on the last night of our Menlo Park/San Francisco visit. (Dinner was followed by attending a performance of Beach Blanket Babylon – more about that at the end. The theater is a short walk from the restaurant.) Continue reading “Restaurant: North Beach Restaurant”