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xena1441 Oct 19, 2007 09:07 AM

Come fall and winter, I always have a soup craving mid-day. What types of soup do you crave around this time or do you crave something else? What places around here do you go to to get a bowl of good soup?

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    Elyssa Oct 21, 2007 06:40 AM

    I went to lunch at the American Indian Museum on Saturday and their pumpkin soup was incredible. They also have a beet soup with crab which was very tasty.

    I keep forgetting how great a place this is for lunch. Everything is seasonal and perfectly seasoned (didn't need any salt or pepper). The soup along with the Northwest cedar-planked salmon is an incredible meal. But I would have been just as happy with the soup and a piece of their fry bread. Mmmmmmm. Certainly warm, fresh, and delicious.

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      katecm Oct 19, 2007 02:13 PM

      Go to Greek Deli and get whatever soup they happen to be selling! Their lentil is the most delicious lentil soup I've ever had.

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        jaydreb Oct 19, 2007 11:10 AM

        How about Breadline?

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          Rosco1 Oct 19, 2007 11:35 AM

          I'll second that - great seasonal soups.
          http://thebreadlinedc.blogspot.com/

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            LulusMom Oct 19, 2007 06:11 PM

            Breadline was my immediate reaction too.

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          Elyssa Oct 19, 2007 10:31 AM

          How about Butterfield9? I had a delicious white corn soup there once and also a lobster bisque. Their soups are always seasonal which is nice.

          I also love french onion soup from Bistro D'Oc or Bistro Bis.

          1. KWynn Oct 19, 2007 10:09 AM

            I know it's a chain but I LOVE Au Bon Pain's Pumpkin Soup. It's thick and hearty, and healthy too! The small size along with a little piece of bread is more than enough for a lunch for me. It's a seasonal item and while I haven't been there in a while I would guess it's being offered right now...

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              xena1441 Oct 19, 2007 10:39 AM

              Rights after posting this I headed out to lunch and passed by Au bon Pain- yes they just got the pumpkin soup and I almost went in to get it. Instead I ended up going to Naan & Beyond for a shrimp tikka platter which was so so. Shoulda just gottn the soup!!

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                Munchie Oct 19, 2007 02:52 PM

                At ABP there's also the Carrot Ginger, Thai Coconut Curry, and Portuguese Kale -- the last one is really tasty. And the Thai soup smells like a dream come true.

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                Jacey Oct 19, 2007 07:28 PM

                I love the pumpkin soup too! I was going to suggest it. I have to say, I'm not the biggest fan of ABP, but most of their soups are pretty great (and quite a few are pretty healthy too).

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