701 for RW
On Monday, I had a Restaurant Week lunch at the 701 Restaurant.
My main piece of advice is to skip the "chocolate cake with fruit compote and vanilla ice cream." My cake was dry to the point of being stale, and the melon spoon of ice cream and the teaspoon of fruit compote didn't add much.
I also ordered the shrimp salad and the glazed pork belly. Neither was as bad as the dessert, but neither excited me very much.
My office is near the Penn Quarter, so I have been to 701 many times over the past ten years. I used to enjoy Restaurant Week lunches there very much, but in recent years the quality of its Restaurant Week lunches has declined.
701 Pa Ave Restaurant
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004