Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center
1201 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 682-5300
Fax: (202) 408-0830
Dining at this innovative American restaurant, No. Ten Thomas Circle at the Washington Plaza Hotel is a delightful experience. Chef Jon Dornbusch is known for adding something to his dishes that is just a little bit unexpected and surprising. His cheddar cheese fritter soup-which is unusual by itself-is enhanced further with Creole tomatoes and caraway seed. His broiled Atlantic Salmon is served with a chowder of oysters, bacon and potatoes. And who can begin to fathom what might be in his Kitchen Sink Brownie Sundae? A weekend BBQ buffet is offered for an amazingly low price.
Washington is a place where you can find various cuisines from around the globe. One popular cuisine that has gained fame in the past few decades is Indian food. This cuisine is known to be one that will create a blast for your taste buds with an array of exotic spices that are used in it's preparation. It is like a carnival of spices and flavours when you taste it. The Fojol Bros serve you Indian and Ethiopian cuisine, they even have their truck styled in a carnival theme. This food truck will serve you scrumptious Indian and Ethiopian food like butter chicken and Beef Berbere, with quality service. So follow the schedule of this carnival truck on Twitter.
In the quaint, historic setting of the Morrison-Clark Hotel, this restaurant is known for its traditionally fine service. When the weather is nice, the brick-lined outdoor courtyard beckons diners. Indoors, the dining room is adorned with gilded mirrors and lace curtains. All this is set in two converted Victorian town homes dating from 1864. With such features as shrimp strudel, beef pot pie with mushrooms and red wine sauce, and seared grouper, the menu has something to please every palate. Save room for the signature Chess Pie.
The Pig is a must visit for pork lovers in Washington DC. This restaurant in Logan Circle advocates a nose-to-tail culinary philosophy and specializes in creative renditions of pork. It sources its meat from La Plata MD, its local farm and features specialties with global influences like Barbecue Pigtails, Bratwurst, Cuban Porchetta and Cider Braised Cheek. Their Sausage Board and pig platters are great when paired with wine, sake or champagne from their beverage list. Other contemporary dishes include salad and seafood. Their Pork Blood Chocolate Pudding deserves a special mention. This place is ideal for hosting private parties and events.
At Churchkey, beer is not just another drink, but rather it is a passion and way of life. The bar boasts a jaw-dropping, vast and varied selection of 555 beers that represent a host of regions, traditions and flavor profiles; a kind of chronicle of the story of this magnificent, yet humble brew from around the world. While the beer selection is ever beer lover's dream come true, paired with expertly-crafted, scrumptious bites, like Brat Burgers, Disco fires with sausage gravy and Grafton cheddar cheese, fire-roasted shishito peppers and hand-rolled cavatelli, a meal at Churckey promises to be one that you will not soon forget.
Angus beef, premium cheese and other high-quality ingredients combine to form a burger that's miles ahead of your typical fast-food variety. Bolt Burgers is committed to providing an elevated burger experience, and puts in a lot of efforts to devise the host of creative flavors and seasonings. Some of the delightful offerings on the menu include Mt. Truffleupagus, The Favored Curry and the house special Boltissimo. There's a myriad of spices, cheeses and other seasonings as well, that you can throw into the mix. Pair it up with one of the rich smoothies on offer, or perhaps a beer. There's a little selection for kids as well.
Mio Restaurant in midtown Washington makes for a refreshing change from the regular dining places in the capital city. Serving contemporary Italian cuisine, its drinks menu boasts of several specialty martinis. Dinner dishes include a variety of meat preparations including foie gras as well as some seafood. Its dessert menu deserves special mention with tarts, fresh fruit portions and lovely chocolate preparations. Dishes are reasonably priced, making it a good place to dine at with friends and family.
Headed by Chef Tom Power, the Corduroy is the premiere restaurant of the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. It features a delicious modern American menu with salmon, prime rib and an extensive dessert menu which highlights Chef Power's training with Master Pastry Chef Michel Richard. To show off his skills, Chef Power makes his own ice cream with different flavors each day of the week.
Named after the nearby Washington Post offices, the Post Pub is a natural hangout for journalists, as well as other professionals who work in this downtown neighborhood. The pub is small and nearly always bustling. Post Pub attracts a loyal following, especially during the lunch hour. There are comfy booths and tall stools at the bar and during peak hours make sure you rush in to get a good seat. The menu is downright homey, with the usual burgers and sandwiches supplemented with daily specials like meatloaf, grilled tuna melt, fried chicken or spaghetti.
This small restaurant is making a big effort to entice newcomers into becoming regulars. Expect your chef and wait staff to cater to your every need with extra-friendly service. The decor is simplistic: beige walls, white tablecloths and dark wood accents, setting the background for the enticing food to come. Tapas are varied and a great way to sample the many delicious offerings from the kitchen. The Roast Pork Tenderloin and Beef Stew are delectable as well and a reasonably-priced wine list features selections from all regions of Spain.
Veranda is a quaint Mediterranean restaurant, named after its much-coveted alfresco dining. The family-like vibe is extremely welcoming, and the menu is loaded with quintessential Greek and Italian fare. Portions are extremely generous, and only the freshest ingredients are used from local growers. Sunday brunch is a neighborhood staple, with traditional American favorites such as the Farmer's Omelet with pan-roasted vegetables and blue cheese. The food is hearty, and you feel that each meal is cooked with love. Veranda also boasts an extensive wine list and is available for cooking classes and wine tastings. - Shamyra Edmonds
Whether you are a meat-lover, vegetarian or vegan, &Pizza has a range of options ready-made just for you. Build your own pizza with as many toppings as you like at very reasonable prices or try out one of their specialties. With homemade cheese and spicy tomato sauce which may even make your eyes water, the bold flavors of the pizzas will stay with you long after you are done eating. Among the options for drinks are their homemade sodas along with the usual craft beers, wines and coke. This restaurant also has special discounts for kids and gluten-free dough for those with allergies. So long as you have a love for pizza, &Pizza has an option for you.