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Restaurant week DC--is it worth it?

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Luke_Cage Aug 14, 2006 04:18 AM

I'm visiting DC this week. Should I go out of my way to try the "special" menus? I know when they have restaurant week in NYC some restaurants skimp on portions and put some of the less desirable dishes on the special menus.

Any recommendations/warnings for restaurants participating in restaurant week?

  1. debit Aug 14, 2006 07:15 PM

    Just got back from lunch at Cafe MoZU. It was definitely worth it. Between the great food, the perfect service, and the nice, nice view: it was worth much more than $20.06.

    I had:
    Asian Vichyssoise (made with burdock and carrot)
    Chicken and shrimp tagine with coconut couscous
    Pineapple upside down cake

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    1. re: debit
      Bob W Aug 15, 2006 06:01 PM

      I just got back from my first RW meal -- lunch at Harry's Essential Grille in Tysons Corner. The food was good to very good, and for the money 'twas a good deal.

    2. Lowbar Aug 14, 2006 04:38 AM

      Oh yeah and crab a crabcake at CF folks for lunch...it ain't baltimore but it's quite good by most any standards.

      1. Lowbar Aug 14, 2006 04:36 AM

        Depends where you go. Look here:

        http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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