Make your reservations for DC restaurant week
Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is Jan. 25 to 31. It’s time to make your reservations for these $22 lunches and $35 dinners. We’d like to highlight some nearby eateries taking part in the week. It’s a wonderful time to try some new dishes and restaurants.
DBGB Kitchen and Bar is offering lunch and dinner. Lunch highlights include a spiced pork rillette and a grilled vegetable panini. Dessert choices include an opera cake with almond biscuit, dark chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream.
Dinner choices include miso and onion soup and lamb tajine with cauliflower cous cous and medjool dates. Maybe you try a pina colada sundae for dessert?
Fig & Olive is offering lunch and dinner. Lunch highlights include croqueta brava, potato croquette with parmesan and smoked mozzarella and a fall vegetable linguine with artichoke, sautéed cremini mushroom, radicchio red onion, pine nut, parmesan and lemon zest artichoke cremini mushroom purée. Dessert choices include a crostini with Amarena cherry, mascarpone, pistachio shortbread with micro-basil.
Dinner choices include a salmon crudo with orange, grapefruit, dill, lemon, scallion and Arbequina Olive Oil. Another choice is the lemon chicken tajine, marinated with lemon, saffron, breeze spice and dijon mustard, baby rainbow carrot, dried apricot nicoise olive, roasted red onion, charmoula and couscous.
Cuba Libre offers lunch and dinner. Lunch choices include shrimp ceviche, Cuban style shrimp cocktail and ropa vieja, shredded beef brisket stewed with tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and red wine and served with rice.
Dinner choices include Mama Amelia’s empanadas and dorado a la plancha, citrus marinated fillet of mahi-mahi seared on the griddle with olive oil, “forbidden” black rice and squid-lobster flavored asopado.
Dessert choices include a classic Cuban rice pudding and Cuban flan.