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I wanted to do a quick video to remind everybody that our DC area restaurants are open in 2021. They are ready and prepared for Restaurant Week, Valentine’s Day, and they are just open for indoor dining at 25% seating capacity. They have made the proper adjustments to accommodate social distancing, but more importantly, this is the time, right now to make a reservation, and simply patronize the Washington area hospitality industry. These are the folks who just simply love to serve a great meal. These passionate workers rely heavily on restaurants being open for their livelihood.
I really suggest restaurants with a large footprint that can accommodate social distancing these are Clyde’s, Old Ebbitt, Del Mar, the MGM Casino restaurants are open, the Imperial in Adams Morgan, Boqueria both locations in Chinatown and Downtown DC, Mission near Nationals Park, Cafe Milano, the Capital Grille, Morton’s Steakhouse.
There is also TTT in Arlington, one of my favorites is Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, Patsy’s American, and Agora, all in Tysons Corner. At the District Wharf, there is Mi Vida, District Winery, Agua 301, Shilling Canning Company, El Bebe, Dacha Beer Garden, and the new Jackie. A good standard is Commissary in the 14th Street Neighborhood. There is Cava Mezze in Barracks Row as well as Fight Club (great sandwiches!).
Our Washington, DC restaurants in hotels make a good combination for Valentine’s Day. These are restaurants like Blue Duck Tavern at the Park Hyatt, Juniper Restaurant in the Fairmont hotel, Opaline Bar and Brasserie in the Sofitel Hotel, The Lounge in the Conrad Hotel, Cut by Wolfgang Puck in the Rosewood Hotel in Georgetown. My last restaurant in hotels recommendation is the Cafe Riggs in the recently renovated luxury Riggs Hotel.
I still need to try La Famosa at the Yards, and a new spot called Bar and Lounge 54, just south of Dupont Circle. Where are you going?