Dinner with Dad + friend
Have both my Dad and a friend in town for work and heading to dinner with them tonight - but no idea where to go. He did Zaytinya last night so I want to stay away from another tapas/mezzes type place and we're doing Georgia Brown's on Thursday night. Looking for the same level of place, in DC proper (preferably) with a good atmosphere as we might could possibly get a little loud and be laughing a lot. Area doesn't really matter too much - most convenient would be Chinatown / Penn Quarter. Thought about Ray's, but am looking for suggestions to keep it in the city...
All great suggestions ktmoomau. I especially like Matchbox, Zola, and Charlie Palmer's.
In Chinatown, I would also highly recommend Proof...one of my favorite places, particularly if you guys are wine-people. Another good place in the area is Poste.
Not sure of your price range, but the Source is fantastic and about a block or two away from the Penn Quarter metro. It is definitely high-end though, so only go if you want or are willing to spend a lot of money.
Have a great time with your dad!