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Rack of lamb - DC/NoVa

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VirginiaPepper Aug 25, 2008 11:41 AM

Calling all chowhounds to chime in on the best rack of lamb in the DC/NoVa area. Not only the tastiest, but also a good bang for the buck!

HUGE craving.

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    mmusiker RE: VirginiaPepper Aug 25, 2008 04:31 PM

    Lebanese Butcher- Not exactly a rack of lamb (but I don't see why they couldn't do it) their fresh cut lamb chops are great $15.25

    1. Dennis S RE: VirginiaPepper Aug 26, 2008 02:47 AM

      There's a small local farm that does only lamb who vend at the Reston farmer's market. Don't know their name off the top of my head, though.

      1. alkapal RE: VirginiaPepper Aug 27, 2008 07:37 AM

        raaga has excellent tandoori lamb chops. succulent, savory. good value. good service. linen tablecloths & napkins. bailey's x-roads. http://www.raagarestaurant.com/#

        there are about 5 double rib chops (iirc, or thick one chop width?), served with a wonderful savory spinach side dish and basmati rice, as well. @18 bucks.

        no comparison to the dining *experience* at lebanese butcher -- for a coupla bucks more...

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          Elyssa RE: VirginiaPepper Aug 28, 2008 09:42 AM

          It was on the menu at Corduroy when I was there about a month ago. I didn't get it but it looked fantastic. It serves 2. Not sure if its a good bang for the buck...but then again it IS Corduroy and therefore probably worth it.

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            alkapal RE: Elyssa Aug 28, 2008 02:55 PM

            how much, elyssa?
            Roast Rack of Lamb with Ratatouille (serves two guests) 76

            yowsa!

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