Linda, Tevy, Paula, Corey, Debbie and I went to Ghibellina on a week night. Linda was the fifth grade teacher of the owner of the restaurant who was not there this particular evening. Continue reading “Restaurant: Ghibellina”
Debbie and I had two visits to Silver. Overall, the first visit with Bob and Rita was quite good, with the exception of one dish that was a little too spicy. We left there feeling quite good about the service and the food.
Our second visit with Tom put a bit of a damper on our initial impression. Continue reading “Restaurant: Silver”
There are two similar D.C. restaurants, one in Southeast, Agua301, and the other in Northwest, Millie’s. They are both quite large with indoor seating and additional outdoor seating when the weather permits.
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Debbie and I went to Aqua301 with Iris and Larry.
It is one of a series of four restaurants facing the river at this particular location.
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Debbie and I joined Florence and Peter for dinner at Millie’s.
The restaurant seats 260 people, 180 inside and 80 outside.
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Debbie and I went to Farmers & Distillers with Sherry and Mike.
Farmers & Distillers is the latest addition and sixth restaurant in the Founding Farmers group of restaurants.
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Rita, Bob and Debbie and I went to Q for dinner.
The reception desk is straight ahead as you walk in. To the far left there is a section of 4 person booths the length of the dining room. They are separated from the balance of the restaurant by a half wall. On the other side of that wall are 2 person booths also running the length of the restaurant.
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Rasberrys is owned and operated by twin sisters Callie and Maeme Rasberry.
There are two sections to the restaurant. One is on the porch which seats 26 people. This is where we were seated. Continue reading “Restaurant: Rasberrys Catering and Bistro”
I have eaten at this restaurant several times always with Jay and Rita and a couple of times including Debbie. It is one of Jay and Rita’s favorites. On my most recent visit it was just Rita, Jay and me for lunch on a Wednesday. Continue reading “Restaurant: Amaranth Restaurant”
I went to Medium Rare with Florence and Peter after seeing the movie “Dunkirk” at the Uptown Theater. Continue reading “Restaurant: Medium Rare”
This is a relatively new restaurant in Bethesda. Locations can be found in twelve other states. One of the founders is the renowned physician Dr. Andrew Weil. Its menu is based on the Anti-Inflammatory Diet, described as a way of selecting and preparing foods based on science that can help people achieve and maintain optimum health over their lifetime. Continue reading “Restaurant: True Food Kitchen”
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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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)”
Kathleen Ambrose recommended this restaurant.
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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”