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 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!”
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”
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”
WW has eaten at DeCarlo’s for dinner and sometimes for lunch for more years than I can recount. Yet for reasons I cannot explain, WW has never written about this restaurant. Continue reading “Restaurant: DeCarlo’s”
I have not written about restaurants serving Mexican food because many years ago I decided that Mexican cuisine was not among my favorite cuisines. After dinner at Espita Mezcaleria I am rethinking that judgement. Continue reading “Restaurant: Espita Mezcaleria”
First it was Ardeo + Bardeo. Two restaurants side by side and interconnected. Then Ardeo closed and Bardeo became Bindaas offering Indian Street food. Then Ardeo reopened as Sababa, a stylish bistro for Israeli fare. Continue reading “Restaurant: Sababa”
Fresh Baguette recently opened a third store on Wisconsin avenue in Georgetown at a location that Debbie and I pass several times a week. One Sunday morning with Carol joining us we made a stop. Continue reading “Restaurant: Fresh Baguette”
Debbie and I went to Spices with Rita and Bob. Rita suggested the restaurant. The restaurant seats 96 people at various 2, 4 and 6 tops plus 12 seats at the bar. Continue reading “Restaurant: Spices”