Alhambra premieres with a focus on fresh, local ingredients prepared simply and executed masterfully by its new Executive Chef Sébastien Giannini. The Mediterranean menu will complement Giannini’s prestigious culinary expertise.
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The menu will feature several signature dishes including scallops a la plancha; tomahawk steak, designed for two; olive pit roasted chicken; and rockfish, served over chorizo. Chef Giannini has also updated the popular Sunday brunch menu.
The restaurant will also emphasize unique differentiators such as tableside preparation, a nod to a more personalized rapport with the guest, including a unique take on tuna tartare, complete with date puree, harissa paste, preserved lemon, marcona almond, and quail’s egg yolk.
The new restaurant will enjoy strategic partnerships with local purveyors. An exclusive partnership has been established with Boulangerie Christophe, a local baker from the South of France.
Designed by renowned architect David Rockwell and the talented Rockwell Group, Alhambra highlights many of the historic building’s original features, including a landmarked hand painted ceiling. It is set in a landscape of bold hues of black, silver, brown, cream and gold, which intermingle with rich textures to create a lush, warm environment. The modern décor beautifully complements the restored St. Regis hotel, providing a one-of-a-kind dining experience in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C.
Alhambra. Located in the St. Regis, 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006.(202) 509-8000.