Category Archives: Downtown

Mirabelle

Mirabelle, web site, 900 16th Street MW, Washington, DC, 202-506-3833 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Michelin | City Paper | Ylp]   With Charles Philipponnat   Note that the … Continue reading

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The sushi restaurant in the D.C. Trump International Hotel

Sushi Nakazawa, web site, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, 202-289-3515 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] I offer a mostly sociological review in my latest Bloomberg column. When I went … Continue reading

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Mari Vanna

Mari Vanna, web site, 1141 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 202-783-7777 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] Let me first say this is one of … Continue reading

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Red Apron

Red Apron, web site, locations in Angelika Mosaic, 7th and D Streets NW (attached to The Partisan), and Union Market, sometimes they close fairly early in the evening. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | … Continue reading

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Rural Society

Rural Society, 1177 15th Street NW, Washington, DC, between L and M in the Loews Madison Hotel, open for breakfast too, early lunch and dinner, 202-587-2629 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | … Continue reading

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Boqueria

Boqueria, web site, 1837 M Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-558-9545 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell] Right now the best tapas place around. It’s not dramatic or even especially original. … Continue reading

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Mio

Mio, web site, 1110 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-955-0075 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | dishtip | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Let’s start with the good news. This … Continue reading

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Rasika West End (Rasika II)

Rasika West End (Rasika II), web site, 1177 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-466-2500 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | dishtip (Rasika) | Washingtonian | Yelp | Gayot] Now better than Rasika proper, the … Continue reading

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Sichuan Pavilion (DC)

Sichuan Pavilion (DC), web site, 1814 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-466-7790 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Yelp] No relation to the Sichuan Pavilion in Rockville. This is mostly a normal (though somewhat above average) … Continue reading

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The Executive dining room at the World Bank

The room mixes many different cuisines in the form of a buffet, so you can test directly a theory of buffets, while holding quality of the kitchen constant. The cold part of the buffet is excellent, especially the smoked salmon … Continue reading

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