Debbie, Carol and I went to Laduree on a Sunday morning, six days after its official opening. (I was hesitant to abandon my usual Sunday breakfast at the Four Seasons but Debbie insisted we try it and it turned out to be a worthy choice.)
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Whitney, Lee, Debbie and I went to Le DeSales about two months after it opened.
The restaurant has two primary sections. As you enter the restaurant there is a greeter’s stand and a series of dining tables that seat up to 72 people. Just beyond the greeter’s station are two back-to-back booths each seating two. To the far left there is a leather banquette with seating for several 2s and 4s.
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Sherry and Mike, Diane and John and Debbie and I had dinner on a Sunday night at “the grilled oyster”.
Once we sat down a couple of plates were placed in the center of the table, each containing several pieces of carrot, celery and a form of cracker and a sauce.
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A friend by the name of Carol, having read the Mirabelle review in the last Watch, noticed that WW had not checked out the restrooms.
Continue reading “Mirabelle – an addendum”
We first visited Zannchi with Beth and Sandy and then with Virginia and Tom. Continue reading “Restaurant: Zannchi”
Mirabelle is the newest downtown D.C. high-end restaurant. It opened for lunch on March 20th and for dinner on April 3rd. Continue reading “Restaurant: Mirabelle”
Debbie, Ann, Leslie, Nazan and Yolanda flew to Charleston for a bridge (the card game) getaway. Of course, that included trying out some of Charleston’s top restaurants. Debbie reported the following. Continue reading “Restaurant: F.I.G. (Food Is Good)”
Hunter’s Head was one of the restaurants that we had heard about from Kathleen and others. On the drive back from lunch at Kathleen’s (which was a treat) we passed Hunter’s Hand and on the spur of the moment stopped in to make a reservation for the following evening. That night we had dinner at Field & Main. Continue reading “Restaurant: Hunter’s Head Tavern”
This restaurant is the progeny of the original Tadich Grill in San Francisco which is apparently the oldest restaurant in the city. Continue reading “Restaurant: Tadich Grill”