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May 7, 2009 01:49 PM


Any great places for pannini in D.C.? Will probably be splitting time between the mall area and conference center.

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  1. I know this seems random, but there is a restaurant/cafe called Cups in the basement between Dirksen and Russell on the Senate side of the Hill that makes great panninis. There is one with tomato, pesto, and mozzarella on a sourdough bread. It's quite good (plus Cups makes a good mocha.)

    1. Don't know your exact location because of the conference center thing, but Dicky's at 17th and I St. NW makes good paninis.

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      1. re: ktmoomau

        Thank you both! We'll be staying at the Washington Plaza, and I think I heard there is not much to eat around there. So I am envisioning having to take the metro from the conference center to eat or schedule time when touring the sites. Please correct me if this is not true.