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Oct 20, 2006 02:37 PM

lunch recs near old convention center site

I am going to Cirque this weekend and understand it is at the site of the old convention center.
Can anyone give me lunch recs nearby? Looking for under $15 per person, any cuisine is fine.


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  1. For that price, I think your best bet (frankly, it's a good bet regardless of price you're looking for!) is Teaism, at 8th and D NW. it's just a little walk away.

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    1. re: Geoff

      Good call. I was just in there the other day and discovered they now have a chocolate version of their addicting salty oat cookies. MMMMMM.

    2. How about Fado? It's an Irish Pub, but has some delicious food. It's on 7th Street between H and I.

      1. Capital Q (707 H, NW) has Texas barbeque.
        Matchbox (713 H, NW) has burgers, terrific brick oven pizza.
        Check their menus on-line.
        All depends on your bar tab however.
        Once you get to that block there's other choices of cheap Chinese, etc. Even some dreaded/dreadful fast food if you run short of time.

        1. Full Kee for duck stuffed with shrimp paste or Chinatown Express for xiao long bao - ask for these as you might not find them on the menu easily.