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Downtown DC Lunch - Best Desserts?

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FoodieGrrl Nov 1, 2006 07:13 PM

Hello all!

Some friends are going out to celebrate a birthday over lunch next week. A nice lunch is key, but the birthday girl absolutely loves dessert and will never pass it up. Where are your favorite desserts. (The birthday club has been to DC Coast and Rosa Mexicano most recently, to give you an idea.)

TIA!

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    EricDC RE: FoodieGrrl Nov 1, 2006 09:05 PM

    You know, I really like the desserts at 701. I went for restaurant week and don't remember what I had, exactly - but I really liked it.

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      FoodieGrrl RE: EricDC Nov 2, 2006 01:42 PM

      Was it chocolate at least? Just asking, because the birthday girl is 7 months pregnant too, and standing in the way of her and chocolate is a dangerous proposition!

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      Steve RE: FoodieGrrl Nov 1, 2006 10:06 PM

      The peach cobbler at cf folks.

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        nicoleberry83 RE: FoodieGrrl Nov 2, 2006 02:57 PM

        One of my favorite desserts in DC is the cheesecake-brownie parfait thing at the Red Sage Grill (the upper level). I have a picture of it I took on my camera phone--it's that gorgeous! It's way too much dessert for one person, so I split it w/one or two other people. And for $5 or $6 bucks, that's a bargain.

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          Rosco1 RE: FoodieGrrl Nov 2, 2006 03:16 PM

          Any dessert at Tabard Inn. The rest of the meal ain't bad either ;)

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            MarkF RE: FoodieGrrl Nov 2, 2006 04:31 PM

            I really like Corduroy's desserts. Pistachio bread pudding w/ ice cream and the chocolate tart w/ carmelized banana are two of my favorites.

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              Genevieve RE: FoodieGrrl Nov 2, 2006 05:08 PM

              Ceiba has great desserts: the thick hot Mexican chocolate with authentic churros for dipping, and a Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse (described as: Chocolate Cake, Spicy Mango, Toasted Coconut Tapioca). I haven't had that second one
              Zaytinya has some delicious desserts too including rich ones with chocolate.

              And yes on Corduroy as well.

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