The Source - Wolfgang Puck - Recent thoughts?
I'm considering a birthday dinner at the source. I haven't been in a few years. Any recent updates on quality, atmosphere, prices?
I went there in July. It was good and event worthy. I really liked everything I ordered, but it didn't blow me away. I think it is kind of pricey.
I went for my birthday about 2 years ago and it was excellent---especially for a big birthday (it was my 30th). The food was some of the best I've had in DC, and the service was top notch. The best dish we had there was the duck dish (my Mom ordered it but we all tasted it)....truly delicious. Also the carrot cake dessert was very good.
It is certainly a highend restaurant and therefore not cheap, but in my opinion totally worth it.
If you are looking to go to the Source and have a more affordable meal, you might look into their dim sum brunch. Really funny and really delicious.
I went there specifically for a plate of crab dumpling they were serving. The dumpling was mostly shrimp (!) with no crab flavor. I asked the server who shrugged and said that's the way they make them. The other dish I had was high quality, but the whole experience was more insulting than anything, especially when the check came.
I'll stick to the Chinese I have in the burbs.