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Best Chef's Table?

I've got an upcoming work celebration dinner where we can basically pick any place we want. Last time we did the chef's table at Little Inn of Washington. Was thinking this time for either City Zen or Volt. Any recommendations?

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  1. You would love Volt, Table 21.

    1. Rogue24
      Seasonal Pantry
      Citronelle

      In that order.

      9 Replies
      1. re: ipsedixit

        Citronelle has been shuttered for some time now.

        1. re: Steve

          Someone told me that it reopened, or was reopening? No?

          1. re: ipsedixit

            According to Sietsema's review of Villard Michel Richard in yesterday's WAPO, MR is looking for another DC site to open next year. "Like Citronelle but lighter."

            http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifesty...

            1. re: tcamp

              Given that the byline of the article is "December 30, 2013" that would be "this year" right?

              :-)

              1. re: ipsedixit

                2014. I'm lagging.

                1. re: tcamp

                  I'm still struggling with the Y2k thing.

        2. re: ipsedixit

          Rogue 24 is having financial issues. Whether that affects the food, I don't know.

          Al Dente does a tasting for 4 people per night. It is wonderful, and surprisingly inexpensive.

          I've never been to Seasonal Pantry.

          1. re: Worldwide Diner

            Rogue 24 is having financial issues. Whether that affects the food, I don't know.
            _____________

            Lawsuit between owner and chef? Tragedy.

          2. re: ipsedixit

            Another vote for Seasonal Pantry.

          3. Thanks for all the suggestions

            1. Does your dinner include a night in a hotel? If so, I think you should consider some really good restaurants in Philly.

              1. Volt Table 21, if there's only 6 of you and you can get in. You can't go wrong with Cityzen. Consider Tosca. If it's during the week, have Yannick Cam cook for you at Bistro Provence in Bethesda.