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knitone Apr 6, 2013 08:54 AM

We have 7 people to take to some Restantants in DC - one person is limited in what she will eat. Only salmon and caesar salad. Where does anyone sugguest? Thanks for any help.

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    PollyG Apr 6, 2013 09:18 AM

    Do you have a price range and a preferred part of the city? There are a lot of great restaurants in DC which can accommodate your companion's boorish food restrictions, and many have their menus online so that she can review in advance rather than having a snit at the table. With your size group you will definitely want/need reservations. Do the rest of you have preferences, such as not-a-steakhouse?

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      knitone Apr 7, 2013 03:45 PM

      Thanks. It is now 6 people, and only the one has restrictions. Price I would prefer moderate but it doesn't matter. I also took your tip and just read menus. I'm thinking Central Michel Richard and 15 Ria.

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        PollyG Apr 8, 2013 06:38 AM

        In each case it is worth calling ahead to be sure the menus on websites are current and that both the CC and salmon are still offered.

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          knitone Apr 9, 2013 10:07 AM

          That's a great idea, I will do. Thanks

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          Elyssa Apr 8, 2013 06:51 AM

          Central is a great option.

          Also look at The Hamilton. I'm pretty sure they have both a salmon dish and a Ceasar salad.

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            knitone Apr 9, 2013 10:07 AM

            Will look at both for the second night. Thanks

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        Hobbert Apr 8, 2013 07:38 AM

        How about Ris? Their website seems to be down but I'd be surprised if they didn't have salmon, at least. The food is lovely- I particularly enjoyed an Argentine style steak with rice and a fried egg. The lamb with, I think, pomegranate is great too.

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          knitone Apr 9, 2013 10:05 AM

          Thanks. I got their menu and it looks good. I made reservations. Thank you.

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            Hobbert Apr 9, 2013 12:03 PM

            Please report back...I'd love to know if my recommendation hit the spot! Hope you enjoy your meal.

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              knitone Apr 10, 2013 02:50 PM

              We've going in May. I'll let you know. Thanks

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          grubstreet Apr 9, 2013 11:23 AM

          I hope the restaurants work out, but that is a really annoying food limitation -- 'salmon and caesar salad only' is a new one on me.

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            knitone Apr 10, 2013 02:51 PM

            Agreed. I'll let everyone know how it works out.

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