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Minibar, Laboratorio or Obelisk?

kkimiyek Jan 26, 2007 06:31 PM

Will be in DC for a few days in March and am looking to "splurge" one night. Bottom line - we love food, but are also interested in the overall experience. Minibar sounds great, as does Laboratorio, and on the more traditional side, Obelisk. It is so hard to choose! Help!

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    deangold Jan 27, 2007 04:00 AM

    Laboratorio is closed right now. Roberto Donna is at Bebo is Pentagon Row/Crystal City.

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      Dakota Guy Jan 27, 2007 04:48 AM

      It is difficult to compare the Minibar to Obelisk as they are such totally different experiences. However, if you have never been there, try the Minibar [make reservations a full month in advance]. Obelisk is outstanding Italian food but there are others. There is nothing else like the Minibar in Washington and few like it anywhere.

      1. jpschust Jan 27, 2007 05:12 AM

        I'd skip minibar- it's unique but not in a good way. I'd really head over to Obelisk. You might consider Vidalia or 2941 as well for amazine eating experiences.

        1. k
          kkimiyek Feb 1, 2007 05:41 AM

          Thanks for the advice!

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