Dine at Oprah's Chef's Place During DC's Restaurant Week
Ny now you probably know well our love of the various Restaurant Weeks around the country, whose reduced but 3-course menus allow everyone from penny-pinching tourists to jaded locals to sample something new. This year saw both a super extended New York Restaurant Week and the beginning of restaurant weeks in Miami ("Miami Spice") and Los Angeles'dineLA). Now it's the capital's turn.
Starting today in the dining rooms of Washington DC's best foodie spots is Restaurant Week, serving up several-course lunches for $20.09 and dinners for $35.09. The deal is short; it only runs from August 24-30, so we recommend getting on the phone with that little expensive place you've always wanted to try.
For a list of the top ten picks, check out Examiner.com's rundown, which also includes the hint that some restaurants will chose to extend the deal for extra weeks. At the top of their list are Vidalia, Tosca and Art & Soul, all of which have been featured on the Washingtonian’s Very Best Restaurant List. Art & Soul is actually under the direction of Art Smith, the James Beard award winner better known as Oprah's chef.
To scurry for last-minute reservations, it's best to click around on OpenTable.com, or if you're very desperate, to just go ahead and give the restaurant a call, using your best begging voice.
· DC Restaurant Week [OpenTable]
· DC Restaurant Week Top Picks [Examiner]
· Food Travel [Jaunted]