Near Metro Center - Posh
Last night I went to Posh for a late-ish dinner (8:30 on a Thursday night) It was probably for the CBC convention but there was a DJ spinning great R &B but man it was really loud. It was more of a nightclub than a restaurant that particular night but the food was surprisingly really really good!
We started with the buffalo mozzarella and tomato caprese salad. The cheese was great but the tomatoes were a little less than flavorful. Good fresh basil pesto and balsamic but the tomatoes were hard to like.
I had the fried chicken quarter, apple bacon collard greens and the manchego smoked gouda mac and cheese. All were really excellent. the chicken is a new favorite of mine in DC. For 17 bucks it's cheaper and better than Georgia Brown's by a mile. The mango drizzle set it off perfectly. The skin was perfectly seasoned and crisp, not greasy. The meat was moist and juicy. Be warned, it's all dark meat (my favorite) and you get two drums, and one and half thighs. (it was an odd cut to be sure)
The melting collard greens were cooked for 13 hours. The pork fat was amazing. The flavor was perfect, just a little tangy and smoky.
I only had one little bite of the mac and cheese because it was so hot...came in its own ramekin. But the bite I had was excellent, although I would run it under a broiler for more crust.
My companion had the cajun seafood pasta with scallops, humoungous shrimp and a pretty anemic looking lobster tail. he pronouced the scallops excellent. The sauce was describes as an "old-Bay" alfredo. There was a lot of it. I had to take food home.
All in all, service was good (I think our server's name was Eric) the bread was hot and savory with parmesan baked on top, and the music was great even if it was too loud. I'll be back when it's a little earlier out.