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DC Dinner & Lunch Recommendations

Here's the report back -

Il canale - tried to change reservations via open table, but showed zero availability around our time. Arrived at the restaurant and it was half empty. Service was good, nothing exceptional. Started with two pizzas which were fantastic. Followed up by the bufala, which My party felt had an odd taste (we are all huge mozz and bufala fans). We did pastas as main course and the gnocchi and seafood pasta were both fantastic. Seafood pasta was one of the best I've ever enjoyed.

Old ebbitt grill - great lunch, salmon highlighted on the menu was probably the best salmos I've ever had - perfect pan seared crust - seasoned perfect.

Founding farmers - really like the atmosphere and had fantastic service - but felt the food was more gimmicky than good. Couple of neat things on the menu, but overall felt the execution was poor. The chicken and waffles had delicious crispy chicken and a soggy stale 1/2 waffle.

Graffiato - least favorite meal that I really wanted to enjoy. They should give you a heads up that the good comes out immediately. Was there with a party of five and we were in and out within an hour - including wine and drinks. Some of the dishes were really good, others were average. The pepperoni sauce was good, but reminded me of something they should serve with a little Caesars pizza. My wife asked for more dipping bread and they just brought and charged us for another order.

Overall - wish I would've had more time in Georgetown to try some of the other recommendations. Other thing which baffled me - the options near the mall / monuments are almost non existent. I did see a line of what appeared to be good trucks, got exited, but they were all dirty ice cream trucks. What a fantastic place to have a bunch of resident food trucks.

Jun 14, 2014
tkcane in Washington DC & Baltimore

DC Dinner & Lunch Recommendations

Noted Steve. Coincidentally flying from DC to Coastal Maine so lobster def out of the question!

Jun 09, 2014
tkcane in Washington DC & Baltimore

DC Dinner & Lunch Recommendations

Yes kids 8 and 10 fine at nicer restaurants but would prefer casual. Thanks

Jun 08, 2014
tkcane in Washington DC & Baltimore

DC Dinner & Lunch Recommendations

Will be in DC with family for 2 days next week and would love to get some good recommendations. Staying at the Willard and will be spending most of the time near the attractions, but planning to venture to Georgetown for lunch or dinner one day.

Flexible on price and cuisine. Thanks in advance.

TK

Jun 08, 2014
tkcane in Washington DC & Baltimore

3 must have dinners and lunches on the strip

So far booked Sage & Carnevino for dinner, Bouchon for lunch.

Need 1 more dinner and 1 more lunch. Prefer to stay on strip.

thanks for all the help!

Jan 06, 2014
tkcane in Las Vegas

3 must have dinners and lunches on the strip

Any comments on Prime? Carnevino seems to be a favorite so I think I will switch to that

Jan 06, 2014
tkcane in Las Vegas

3 must have dinners and lunches on the strip

Budget, flexible no issues. Open to suggestions on breakfast / brunch / lunch / or dinner. Would like to include 1 good steak dinner, currently have only a reservation for Prime. Any good?

Jan 06, 2014
tkcane in Las Vegas

3 must have dinners and lunches on the strip

Open to all suggestions - will be visiting in March. Thanks in advance

Jan 05, 2014
tkcane in Las Vegas

Need Recommendations for nicer place to watch monday night football

Preferably something near the Hyatt Manchester / Gaslamp area. Steakhouses are good as well.

Sep 27, 2013
tkcane in San Diego

Charlotte to Asheville drive lunch

Anything can't miss Charlotte to Asheville?

Thanks

Tkcane

Aug 27, 2012
tkcane in Southeast

St Thomas / St Maarten lunch with Kids

Need some recs for a cruise next week. Will be dining with kids and want something with a nice view where we can get some good conch chowder, fritters, and fresh fish.

Thanks in advance!

Dec 13, 2011
tkcane in Latin America & Caribbean

Best market to buy fresh lobster tails in palm beach or broward

Help - need recommendations on the best place to buy some fresh Florida lobster tails for a home Cooked dinner party. Any recommendations?

Nov 06, 2011
tkcane in Miami - Fort Lauderdale

3 nights in san fran - dinner / lunch

3 nights in san fran - so far:

A16
Range
Perbacco

Also considering:

Ame
Spruce

What would you recommend we change? any other suggestions? We dont want anything too fancy, just great food and good casual atmosphere.

Need some lunch suggestions as well -

Thanks in advance

Aug 26, 2009
tkcane in San Francisco Bay Area

Naples with kids

Any suggestions for dinner with young kids to get out of our hotel for a couple of dinners. Staying at the Naples Grande.

Thanks in advance

Jul 01, 2009
tkcane in Florida

Boston to Midcoast maine, any must stops?

Any must stop meals Boston to Midcoast Maine?

Thanks in advance

Jun 02, 2009
tkcane in All New England Archive