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”
(A reminder: I only write about restaurants I believe are worth trying and would patronize again. If I don’t like the restaurant, I don’t write about it.)
We went to San Lorenzo with Virginia and Tom at Tom’s suggestion.
San Lorenzo opened at the end of June. It is the creation of Chef Massimo Fabbri, most recently of Tosca and before that, Posto. Massimo stopped by our table to chat. Continue reading “Restaurant: San Lorenzo”
Debbie and I went to Siren with Rita and Bob two days after the announcement was made that the restaurant had been awarded a Michelin Star. Continue reading “Restaurant: Siren”
I had not previously attempted to dine at Rose’s Luxury because I was not up to standing in line to make a reservation and I never got around to hiring a line stander. Debbie and I had eaten at Pineapple and Pearls (WW #159-12/2017) which is located next door which we thoroughly enjoyed. Both restaurants are owned by Aaron Silverman. Continue reading “Restaurant: Rose’s Luxury”
Debbie and I went to Arroz with Decker and Sherry. It has been open since March in the Marriot Marquis Convention Hotel lobby.
The restaurant, a Mike Isabella restaurant, is entered through the lobby of the hotel. Continue reading “Restaurant: Arroz”
Debbie and I went to Momofuku with Florence and Peter on a Saturday night.
The main door of the restaurant is actually on 11th Avenue at the corner of 11th and “I” street. It shares an entrance with an ice cream specialty shop called Milk Bar. There is a closed street along the “I” Street side and there is an area for outdoor dining which was not being used the night we were there. Continue reading “Restaurant: Momofuku CCDC”
Debbie and I went to Convivial at the suggestion of Decker and Sherry. Convivial means “fond of feasting, eating and good company, cheerful, friendly and jovial.” This restaurant is all of those things. Continue reading “Restaurant: Convivial”
Hilary, Debbie and I went to the new Lupo Verde Osteria on May 14th just a month after it opened. This is the second restaurant opened by the folks who opened the original Lupo Verde on 14th Street.
The Lupo restaurants have been described by others as “soulful Italian cooking.” Continue reading “Restaurant: Lupo Verde Osteria”
Debbie and I went to Centrolina for dinner with Tony. (This was my second visit. Previously I had lunch there with Mike.) Continue reading “Restaurant: Centrolina”
This restaurant is located in the new Line Hotel. The hotel has been created in what was once the First Church of Christ Scientist to which a seven story addition has been built. The hotel is located on the corner of Euclid and Champlain Streets in Adams Morgan. Continue reading “Restaurant: A Rakes Progress”
Gwen, Debbie and I went to Bibiana for dinner on a Friday night.
The food was very good but the service was exceptional. (I had previously dined at Bibianna for lunch with David.) Continue reading “Restaurant: Bibiana”