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Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Best restaurants for business travelers

Rasika West End is one of Sietsema’s picks for a place for business travelers to check out the D.C. scene. (Joseph Victor Stefanchik For The Washington Post)
As Capital Business editor Dan Beyers notes in his column this week, no amount of e-mail communication or social media interaction can replace the experience of sitting down with client or colleague and sharing a meal. Even in our fast-paced, high-tech world, so much business still gets done this way.

But deciding on a location for business meals can be tricky. The qualities you’re looking for in a restaurant at which to make a sales pitch or ask for a raise aren’t necessarily the same ones you’d seek when trying to enjoy a romantic evening with your spouse or celebrate a birthday with friends.

So what eateries provide the best setting for the needs of business diners? Our restaurant critic Tom Sietsema offers his picks.

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