Mirabelle

Image:  What if Humpty-Dumpty was really tasty? Last Updated: 6/10/2020 Current Status:  Closed. Before Times Review: Last Visited: August 2019 In the greater Washington, D.C. area, there are about a dozen restaurants that are worth a big splurge.  Places the 1% seek out with some frequency or where those a notch or two below in […]

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Le DeSales

Image: Secret charm down a side-street. Last Visited: May 2019 Faux French accents set the jolie mood in the ground-floor of an old office building across from The Mayflower.  The food is far from faux.  It is very good.  The plates have composed elements that are presented in a manner that indicates this side-street spot […]

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Convivial

Picture: Leeks Dijonnaise – one of the new classics of D.C. dining. Last Updated: 6/3/2020 Current Status:  Convivial is doing Lunch and Dinner service. They have opened their pretty decently-sized patio, so you can reserve a spot for sit-down.  They continue to do take-out and delivery.  They are also doing wine and cocktails to go.  […]

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Primrose

Photo: Interior of entrance at Primrose Last Updated: 7/11/2020 Current Status: Primrose has been rotating menu themes while doing take-out.  On July 10, they opened up the patio (“wine garden”) for sit-down, reservations for tables of 2 or 4 now.  Call 202 248 4558. For take-out, they are accepting orders over the phone between 12 […]

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