LATER, LATER (AFTER 11 P.M.) Alexander's Three (weekends only) Amalfi (weekends only) American Cafe* (weekends only) Amphora Apana* Armand's Chicago Pizzeria Au Pied de Cochon Aux Beaux Champs* Axum* Bacchus* Baobab* (weekends only) The Big Cheese Bistro Francais Blue Nile Booeymonger Bullfeathers on Capitol Hill Caffe Italiano* Cagney's* (Saturday only) Candelas (weekends only) Captain White's Carlos Gardel Casba Chadwicks Charlie's Georgetown Chez Grand Mere* China Inn* Claude's* Clyde's* Clyde's of Tysons Corner Company Inkwell* (Saturday only) D'Angelos Danders (Sunday only) Da Vinci* (weekends only) E.J. O'Riley's Pub Eddie Leonard's El Bandito (weekends only) El Caribe* (weekends only) Ethiopian F. Scott's Fiddlers (weekends only) Flight Table Foggy Bottom Cafe* Food For Thought G.D. Graffiti (Saturday only) Gangplank Giorgios Golden Booeymonger Greek Village Hamburger Hamlet (weekends only) Hogate's (weekends only) Hugo's (weekends only) Intrigue* J.R.'s Steak House* (weekends only) Dramer books & afterwords Cafe La Ruche of Georgetown* La Ruche of White Flint* Le Consulat Le Gaulois* (weekends only) Le Jardin Ledo* Luigi's of Bethesda The Magic Pan (weekends only) Mama Ayesha's Calvert Cafe* Mamma Desta* The Man in the Green Hat* (weekends only) Maxime* (weekends only) Mike Palm's (weekends only) The Monocle Nathan's Noraa* (weekends only) Old Ebbitt Grill Orient Express Piccadilly Pierce Street Annex Pigfoot Pines of Rome* (weekends only) The Prime Rib* (Saturday only) Publick House Pueblo Joe's* (weekends only) Quincy's Ramparts The Roma Roof Terrace* Samantha's 1789 Shooter McGee's Stephanie's Sunset* Swensen's Szechuan* (weekends only) T. Gregory's* (weekends only) Tandoor* (Saturday only) The Third Edition Tiberio* (Saturday only) Timberlake's Toscanini Trader Vic's Twigs 2091/2* 219* The Upstairs Maid Valle's Steak House The Warehouse Watergate Dining Room and Terrace Yaldizlar Yenching Palace (Va. location only weekends) Vietnam Georgetown* (weekends only) EARLIER, EARLIER (BREAKFAST IS NOW BEING SERVED) Amphora Aux Beaux Champs* Bistro Francais Booeymonger The Bread Oven* Capitol Forum Clyde's* The Eatery Fio's* Flight Table Foggy Bottom Cafe* Giorgios Golden Booeymonger Kramerbooks & afterwords Brasserie Kramerbooks & afterwords Cafe Le Consulat Le Danielle Ledo Les Ambassadeurs The Lombardy Cafe Marianna's Occoquan Inn Old Ebbitt Grill Red Fox Tavern Sholl's* Stephanie's Sunset* Tabard Inn* The Tides Lodge Vie de France Watergate Dining Room and Terrace LOOKING FOR RESTAURANTS JUST AROUND THE BLOCK OR A DRIVE ACROSS THE LINE CAPITOL HILL American Cafe* The Broker Bullfeathers on Capitol Hill Capitol Forum Hugo's Hunan on Capitol Hill* Johah's Oyster Kitchen The Man in the Green Hat* Mike Palm's The Monocle Toscanini 2091/2 DOWNTOWN The Abyssinian Alpenhof* Apple Tree Axum* Bacchus* Baobab* Black Horse Tavern Blackie's House of Beef Black Rose Blue Nile The Bread Oven* Cagney's* Cantina d'Italia* Carlos Gardel Casba Chez Camille* China Express China Inn* Court of Mandarins Danker's Dominique* d.c. space Da Vinci* E.J. O'Riley's Pub El Caribe* elan Ethiopian Foggy Bottom Cafe* Food for Thought Gangplank Giorgios Golden Booeymonger Golden Temple Conscious Cookery* Golden Table Greek Village Harvey's* Hogate's House of Hunan* Imperial House Intrigue* Jean-Louis* Jean-Pierre* Joe and Mo's* Kalorama Cafe Kramerbooks & afterwords Brasserie* Kramerbooks & afterwords Cafe La Fonda* La Fourchette* La Maree* Le Bagatelle* Le Consulat Le Danielle Le Gaulois* Le Jardin Le Lion d'Or* Le Manouch* Le Pavillon* Le Provencal Les Champs Los Planes de Renderos* The Lombardy Cafe Maison Blanche* Mama Ayesha's Calvert Cafe* Maxine's McGuire's My Brother and Me* Nora* Old Ebbitt Grill Patent Pending Pierce Street Annex The Prime Rib* Romeo & Juliet Roof Terrace* Samantha's Sea Catch Scholl's Cafeteria* The Sherry Cafe Siddartha Stephanie's Sunset* Swensen's Szechuan* Tabard Inn* Thai Room Tiberio* Timberlake's Tien Yuen Trader Vic's Trattu* Twigs The Two Continents Vie de France Vincenzo* The Washington Palm* Watergate Dining Room and Terrace Yaldizlar GEORGETOWN American Cafe* Apana* Au Pied de Cochon Aux Beaux Champs* Bamiyan* The Big Cheese* Bistro Francais Booeymonger Candelas Capucine Chadwicks Charlie's Georgetown Chez Grand Mere* Clyde's* El Caribe* El Tio Pepe Enriqueta's* F. Scott's Fuji La Ruche of Georgetown* Les Ambassadeurs Lotus Inn Nathan's Publick House Rive Gauche* 1789 Sir Walter Raleigh Inn T. Gregory's* Tandoor* The Third Edition Vietnam Georgetown* UPPER NORTHWEST Arabian Nights* Armand's Chicago Pizzeria Booeymonger Caffe Italiano* Country Living Cafe Fiddlers Fio's* The Fishery* Germaine's* Hamburger Hamlet Il Nido* The Magic Pan Malabar Mamma Desta* Maxime* Mikado* Napoleon's The Peasant Basket Petitto's* Piccadilly Pueblo Joe's* The Roma Roundtable St. Regis Samurai Sushiko* Serbian Crown* Swensen's Thai Room* Yenching Palace NORTHEAST Pigfoot MARYLAND Amalfi Captain White's Carmack's Chateau Gesundheit Chesapeake Bay Seafood House Chez Maggy Claude's* Comus Inn The Cracked Claw Crazy Horse Bar-B-Q Ranch Crisfield* D'Angelos The Eatery Eddie Leonard's Flight Table Frascati G.D. Graffiti Golden Wagon Hamburger Hamlet House of Chinese Gourmet Hunan Garden Imperial Crab and Seafood House Intermission James III Kushner's Seafood La Miche* La Ruche of White Flint* La Scala* Lang Lin Le Vagabond Le Vieux Logis Ledo* Luigi's of Bethesda O'Brien's Pit Barbecue* Ocean IX* O'Donnell's Old Angler's Inn* Old South Mt. Inn Pancho Villa Peking Palace Pines of Rome* Plata Grande Royal Pagoda San Francisco East Co. Siam Inn Sir Walter Raleigh Inn Swensen's Szechuan and Hunan* Szechuan Garden Szechuan Inn Thai Hut Tung Bor* Valle's Steak House Victoria Station VIRGINIA Alexander's Three Alpine Aluisi Amphora Bamboo House Binnacle II Binnacle III Cafe Lafayette Cafe Tatti* Camber's Cedar Knoll Inn Chadwicks Chardas Chesapeake Bay Seafood House Chez Juliette* China Garden* China Gourmet China King China Paradise Clyde's of Tysons Corner Company Inkwell* Dynasty El Bandito El Sombrero Eskimo Nell's Evans Farm Inn Gadsby's Tavern Genji Hard Times Cafe Henry Africa Hu Nan Hunan Szechuan Village Imperial Garden* The Inn Inn at Little Washington J.R.'s Steakhouse* Kabul Caravan Kings Landing La Mancha Lake Anne Inn L'Alouette Landini Brothers, Inc.* L'Auberge Chez Francois* Le Rendez-Vous* Lido di Venezia The Magic Plan Mai Flower Mama's Marianna's New China Nizam's Occoquan Inn Omar Khayyam* Orient Express Palazzo Peking Garden Quincy's Rafters at Landmark Ramparts Red Fox Tavern Saigon Inn* Scotland Yard* Shang Hai 4-5-6 Shooter McGee's Sir Walter Raleigh Inn Taverna Cretekou The Tides Lodge 219* The Upstairs Maid Valle's Steak House Verona Victoria Station Vietnam Bistro* Viva Mexican The Warehouse The Wharf Yenching Palace Zachary's* WHAT TO GO OUT OF YOUR WAY FOR fried clams -- The Fishery tortoni -- La Scala b'stilla -- Tabard Inn (only occasionally available) pecan pie -- Foggy Bottom Cafe fried ice cream -- China Garden (Rosslyn) picadillo -- Nora roast beef -- Joe & Mo's baba ghanouj -- 2091/2 eel -- Mikado or Samurai Sushiko aushak -- Bamiyan trout or red snapper -- Apana salmon salad with purslane -- Jean-Louis rice salad Nicoise -- Le Gaulois rockfish in parchment -- Cantina d'Italia cheesecake -- Le Manouche seafood combination -- Germaine's cream of crab soup -- Dominique's mussels in mustard sauce -- Enriqueta's chicken with pomegranate and walnuts -- Omar Khayyam chicken liver mousse -- Le Pavillon bitter chocolate terrine -- Le Pavillon camphor and tea smoked duck -- Szechuan & Hunan macadamia nut roll -- American Cafe corned beef -- American Cafe flounder stuffed with crabmeat -- Crisfield crispy walnut delight -- House of Hunan minced squab and scallops soup -- House of Hunan marinated fish salad -- Chez Francois baby duckling with cassis -- Maison Blanche minced pork or beef barbecue -- O'Brien's grilled gravlax -- T. Gregory's snails with pernod -- T. Gregory's venison -- Le Lion d'Or mousseline de fruits de mer -- Le Lion d'Or pate de sole Vladimire, Kulebiaka -- Serbian Crown pesce in brodetto -- Vincenzo risotto -- Vincenzo crabmeat Veronique -- Rive Gauche BEST BUYS Bamiyan Claude's Dominique's pre-and post-theater menu Fio's La Ruche (Georgetown) La Scala Le Gaulois Los Planes de Renderos Mamma Desta Palm -- soups and salads at lunch Pines of Rome Sunset Szechuan & Hunan Zachary's Well, we could go chinese, but i prefer italian, except we did italian last week, and we haven't been to anything african in so long, not to mention ANYTHING REMOTELY FRENCH . . . AMERICAN American Cafe* Amphora Apple Tree Binnacle II Binnacle III Black Rose Booeymonger Cagney's* Capitol Forum Carmack's Chadwicks Charlie's Georgetown Clyde's* Comus Inn Crazy Horse Bar B-Q Ranch Danker's The Eatery Eddie Leonard's Eskimo Nell's Evans Farm Inn Fiddlers Flight Table Foggy Bottom Cafe* Gadsby's Tavern Golden Booeymonger Hamburger Hamlet Hard Times Cafe James III Kramerbooks & afterwords Brasserie* Kramerbooks & afterwords Cafe The Man in the Green Hat* McGuire's Mike Palm's My Brother and Me* Nora* O'Brien's Pit Barbecue* Occoquan Inn Old Ebbitt Grill Old South Mt. Inn Patent Pending Pierce Street Annex Pigfoot Quincy's Rafters at Landmark Red Fox Tavern Samantha's San Francisco East Co. Sholl's Cafeteria* Shooter McGee's Sir Walter Raleigh Inn Sunset* Swensen's T. Gregory's* The Third Edition

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Timberlake's 219 The Warehouse AFGHAN Bamiyan* Kabul Caravan CHINESE Bamboo House China Express China Garden* China Gourmet China Inn* China King China Paradise Court of the Mandarins Dynasty Golden Wagon House of Chinese Gourmet House of Hunan* Hunan on Capitol Hill Hu Nan Hunan Garden Hunan Szechuan Village Imperial Garden* Imperial House Lang Lin New China Orient Express Peking Palace Royal Pagoda Shang Hai 4-5-6 Szechuan* Szechuan and Hunan* Szechuan Garden Szechuan Garden Bethesda Szechuan Inn Tien Yuen Tung Bor* Yenching Palace CONTINENTAL Alexander's Three The Big Cheese* Black Horse Tavern Bullfeathers on Capitol Hill Cafe Laffayette Cedar Knoll Inn Chateau Gesundheit F. Scott's Golden Table

Hugo's The Inn Intrigue* La Mancha Lake Anne Inn Le Consulat Le Jardin Le Vagabond Les Ambassadeurs Les Champs The Lombardy Cafe The Monocle Old Angler's Inn* Piccadilly Pamparts Roof Terrace* The Sherry Cafe Stephanie's Tabard Inn* Twigs The Two Continents 209 1/2* Watergate Dining Room and Terrace ETHIOPIAN The Abyssinian Axum* Blue Nile Ethiopian Mamma Desta* The Peasant Basket FRENCH Au Pied De Cochon Aux Beaux Champs* Bistro Francais The Bread Oven* Cafe Tatti* Capucine Chez Camille* Chez Grand Mere* Chez Juliette* Chez Maggy Claude's* Company Inkwell* Country Living Cafe Dominique* Henry Africa Inn at Little Washington Jean-Louis* Jean-Pierre* Kings Landing La Fourchette* La Maree* La Miche* La Ruche of Georgetown* La Ruche of White Flint* L'Alouette L'Auberge Chez Francois* Le Bagatelle* Le Danielle Le Gaulois* Le Lion d'Or* Le Manouche* Le Pavillon* Le Provencal Le Vieux Logis The Magic Pan Maison Blanche* Maxime* Napoleon's Rive Gauche* 1789 The Upstairs Maid Vie de France Greek Greek Village Marianna's Roundtable Taverna Cretekou Zachary's* INDIAN Apana* Malabar Siddhartha Tandoor* ITALIAN Alpine Aluisi Amalfi Armand's Chicago Pizzeria Caffe Italiano* Caffe Italiano* Candelas Cantina d'Italia* Da Vinci* D'Angelos Fio's* Frascati G.D. Graffiti Giorgios Il Nido* Intermission La Scala* Landini Brothers, Inc.* Ledo* Lido di Venezia Luigi's of Bethesda Mama's Nathan's Palazzo Petitto's* Pines of Rome* The roma Romeo & Juliet St. Regis Tiberio* Toscanini Trattu* Verona Vincenzo* JAPANESE Fuji Genji Mikado* Samurai Sushiko* LATIN AMERICAN Carlos Gardel El Caribe* Los Planes de Renderos* MEXICAN El Bandito El Sombrero Enriqueta's* La Fonda* Pancho Villa Plata Grande Pueblo Joe's* Viva Mexican MIDDLE EASTERN Arabian Nights* Bacchus* Casba Mama Ayesha's Calvert Cafe* Omar Khayyam* Yaldizlar NATURAL FOODS d.c. space Food for Thought Golden Temple Conscious Cookery* Kalorama Cafe SEAFOOD Captain White's Chesapeake Bay Seafood House The Cracked Claw Crisfield* elan The Fishery* Gangplank Harvey's* Hogate's Imperial Crab and Seafood House Jonah's Oyster Kitchen Kushner's Ocean ix* O'Donnell's Sea Catch The Wharf SOUTHEAST ASIAN Siam Inn Thai Hut Thai Room* Trader Vic's STEAKHOUSES Blackie's House of Beef J.R.'s Steak House* Joe and Mo's* The Prime Rib* Publick House Steak and Ale Valle's Steak House Victoria Station The Washington Palm* Swiss The Broker Maxine's Vietnamese VIETNAMESE Chez Juliette* Germaine's* Le Rendez-Vous* Lotus Inn Mai Flower Saigon Inn* Vietnam Bistro* Vietnam Georgetown* OTHER Alpenhof* (German) Baobab* (West African) Chardas (Hungarian) E.J. O'Riley's Pub (Irish) El Tio Pepe (Spanish) Nizam's (Turkish) Scotland Yard* (Scottish) Serbian Crown (Slavic) LIGHT BITES American Cafe Clyde's Foggy Bottom Cafe Kramerbooks & afterwords La Brasserie La Fonda La Ruche Man in the Green Hat Maxime My Brother and Me Nora Saigon Inn Samurai Sushiko DANCING WITH YOUR DINING Alexander's Three Apple Tree Binnacle Ii Black Horse Tavern Blackie's House of Beef Black Rose Capitol Forum Captian White's Seafood Cedar Knoll Inn Charlie's Georgetown Claude's* Comus Inn E.J. O'Riley's Pub elan F. Scott's Gangplank Hogate's Imperial Garden* Imperial House Le Consulat Le Danielle Les Ambassadeurs McGuire's Nathan's Pierce Street Annex Quincy's Samantha's T. Gregory's The Third Edition Vietnam Bistro* Watergate Dining Room and Terrace THE PRETTIEST PLACES FOR THE BEAUTIFUL FACES American Cafe (Capitol Hill) Aux Beaux Champs Beaujolais Big Cheese Cafe Tatti Clyde's Da Vinci Germaine's House of Hunan Hunan on Capitol Hill Jean-Louis L'Auberge Chez Francois Le Bagatelle Le Lion d'Or Omar Khayyam Pueblo Joe's Rive Gauche Roof Terrace Samurai Sushiko Sans Souci T. Gregory's 209 1/2 Vincenzo TAKE A BUNCH TO BRUNCH SOME SUNDAY Alpenhof* Aluisi American Cafe* (both locations) Armand's Chicago Pizzeria Au Pied de Cochon Aux Beaux Champs* Bamboo House Bistro Francais The Broker Bullfeathers on Capitol Hill Cagney's* Capucine Carlos Gardel Cedar Knoll Inn Chadwicks Charlie's Georgetown Chez Grand Mere* Chez Juliette* China Gourmet Clyde's* Clyde's of Tysons Corner Comus Inn Country Living Cafe Dynasty Evans Farm Inn Fiddlers The Fishery* Foggy Bottom Cafe* Gadsby's Golden Booeymonger Golden Temple Conscious Cookery* Hamburger Hamlet Henry Africa Hogate's Hugo's Hunan Garden Imperial House Kalorama Cafe Kings Landing La Mancha La Ruche of Georgetown* Lake Anne Inn Le Danielle Le Jardin Les Ambassadeurs The Lombardy The Magic Pan The Man in the Green Hat* Mike Palm's Nathan's New China Occoquan Inn Old Ebbitt Grill Orient Express Peking Garden Publick House Pueblo Joe's* Quincy's Rafters at Landmark Ramparts Samantha's Scotland Yard* Shang Hai 4-5-6 The Sherry Cafe Shooter McGee's Stephanie's Szechuan* Tabard Inn Tandoor* Taverna Cretekou The Third Edition Timberlake's Tung Bor* 219* The Warehouse Watergate Dining Room and Terrace Yenching Palace (both locations) PRIVATE ROOMS FOR THE BEST OF PARTIES Alexander's Three Alpenhof* Alpine Aux Beaux Champs* Axum* Bacchus* Bamboo House Binnacle II Black Horse Tavern Blackie's House of Beef The Broker Cafe Lafayette Caffe Italiano* Capucine Carlos Gardel Carmack's Cedar Knoll Inn Charlie's Georgetown Chateau Gesundheit Chesapeake Bay Seafood House Chez Camille* Chez Maggy China Garden* China Inn* China Paradise Claude's* Comus Inn d.c. space D'Angelos Danker's Donminque* Dynasty The Eatery El Caribe* (Georgetown location) El Sombrero El Tio Pepe Elan Evans Farm Inn Fiddlers Flight Table Fuji Gadsby's Tavern Gangplank Golden Booeymonger Golden Wagon Greek Village Hamburger Hamlet Hogate's House of Chinese Gourmet House of Hunan* Hunan on Capitol Hill* Il Nido* Imperial House The Inn Joe and Mo's* J.R.'s Steak House* Kings Landing La Fonda* La Fourchette* La Maree* La Miche* La Scala* Le Bagatelle* Le Consulat Le Danielle Le Jardin Le Provencal Le Vieux Logis Les Ambassadeurs Lido di Venezia The Lombardy Cafe Luigi's of Bethesda Mama's Mama Ayesha's Calvert Cafe* The Man in the Green Hat* Marianna's Maxine's Mike Palm's The Monocle Napoleon's Nathan's New China Nora* Occoquan Inn O'Donnell's Old South Mt. Inn Old Angler's Inn* Omar Khayyam* Palazzo Pancho Villa Peking Garden Petitto's* Pierce Street Annex Pines of Rome* Plata Grande Publick House Pueblo Joe's* Quincy's Ramparts Red Fox Tavern Rive Gauche* The Roma Roof Terrace* St. Regis Samurai Sushiko* Scotland Yard* Serbian Crown* 1789 Shang Hai 4-5-6 The Sherry Cafe Sir Walter Raleigh Inn Stephanie's Szechuan* Szechuan and Hunan* Szechuan Garden Bethesda Szechuan Inn Tabard Inn* Thai Hut (both locations) The Tides Lodge Toscanini Trader Vic's Tung Bor* The Upstairs Maid Valle's Steak House Verona Victoria Station Vie de France Vietnam Bistro* Watergate Dining Room and Terrace Yenching Palace (both locations) Zachary's* LIVE MUSIC Alexander's Three Alpenhof* Alpine Binnacle II Black Horse Tavern Black Rose Cafe Lafayette Captain White's Seafood Carlos Gardel Cedar Knoll Inn Charda's Charlie's Georgetown Chateau Gesundheit Comus Inn d.c. space D'Agelos E.J. O'Riley's Pub El Caribe* (both locations) El Tio Pepe elan Eskimo Nell's Evans Farm Inn Fiddlers Food for Thought Gadsby's Tavern Gangplank Golden Booeymonger Golden Temple Conscious Cookery* Hogate's Hugo's Imperial Garden* Imperial House James III Kalorama Cafe Kings Landing Kramerbooks & afterwards* (both locations) La Fonda Lake Anne Inn Le Consulat Le Danielle Les Ambassadeurs Luigi's of Bethesda McGuire's Occoquan Inn O'Donnell's The Man in the Green Hat* Omar Khayyam* Pancho Villa Piccadilly Pigfoot The Prime Rib* Publick House Pueblo Joe's* Quincy's Ramparts Red Fox Tavern The Roma Roof Terrace* Samantha's Scotland Yard* The Sherry Cafe Stephanie's Tabard Inn* The Two Continents 219* Vietnam Bistro* Verona The Warehouse Watergate Dining Room and Terrace The Wharf