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steak tartare in DC/MD/VA area?

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OaktonWhitney Apr 24, 2008 09:33 AM

steak tartare in DC/MD/VA area? is there a restaruant that still serves it?

Thanks :)

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    reiflame RE: OaktonWhitney Apr 24, 2008 09:50 AM

    Here's 30 or so answers for you in a recent thread:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/364787

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      katecm RE: OaktonWhitney Apr 24, 2008 01:34 PM

      Dino has an excellent one.

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        deangold RE: katecm Apr 25, 2008 06:11 PM

        Now off our menu. We will probably have a carpaccio soon

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        FlaHopper RE: OaktonWhitney Apr 24, 2008 01:51 PM

        Les Halles has the best steak tartare I've had in D.C., or anywhere else for that matter. I know there was a lot of debate about Les Halles and the thread reiflame provided, but ignore it. I'm still fantasizing about the steak tartare. They make it tableside. It's awesome.

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          onocoffee RE: OaktonWhitney Apr 24, 2008 09:48 PM

          I'll second the Les Halles recommendation for steak tartare. It's quite tasty and you can "customize" it because they make it tableside. I always tell Peter (our usual server) that he can't put "too much" Tabasco in mine.

          I did have the tartare at Central Michel Richard recently and that was pretty darned good too. Almost better than Les Halles - almost.

          The frites are better at Les Halles which gives it an edge.

          Then again, the bread at Central is absolutely stellar...

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            hill food RE: onocoffee Apr 24, 2008 11:46 PM

            and for an "ethnic" twist on beef tartare, Dukem Ethiopian.

            the bread at Central is indeed stellar.

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            maddogg280 RE: OaktonWhitney Apr 25, 2008 05:35 AM

            Petit Louis in the Roland Park neighborhood of Baltimore serves it occasionally- it is not on the menu so you must ask for it. Their version is delicious, I might add!

            1. ktmoomau RE: OaktonWhitney Apr 26, 2008 07:42 AM

              Bistro Bis has a really good one.

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