Posts Tagged ‘ Italian ’

Elisir’s Tasting Menu

March 24, 2012

Three hours and seven courses later, I can only say that Elisir’s seven course tasting menu ($75) was average when compared to other tasting menus I’ve experienced.  In my book, it’s a bad sign when I’ve finished an extravagant meal and long for a nice, juicy burger to quell the lingering hunger.  My dining companions...
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The Hamilton: A little of everything

February 5, 2012

The Hamilton sounds too good to be true.  At 37,000 sq. ft and three floors, this ambitious new venture from Clyde’s Restaurant Group that occupies the old Borders space at 14th and F St. NW, seems to do it all. It’s open 24 hours, has a live music venue, and several bars and dining...
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Restaurant review: Isabella’s Graffiato is pretty damn good

July 24, 2011
Restaurant review: Isabella’s Graffiato is pretty damn good

Damn you, Isabella.  Damn you.  I hate to say it, but nice job with Graffiato (6th & G NW). Why do I hate to say it? I’m conflicted.  Like others, I thought you were too arrogant during your first season on Top Chef.  Then, you made me a fan when you returned to compete...
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Restaurant review: Al Tiramisu — an oldie but a goodie!

June 18, 2011

So far I’ve written about new places, or at least places that are “new” to me.  Al Tiramisu is different.  It’s been around for 15 years (for good reason) and I’ve been there many times before.  The first few years I lived in DC, I often dined at Al Tiramisu.  Suddenly, I just stopped...
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