Archive | January, 2008

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

Fleming’s is actually a chain of steakhouses. This review will specifically refer to the one located at 1960 Chain Bridge Road in McLean, Virginia. Cost – $$$ Service – A The service was actually quite incredible. The waitress knew the menu back-and-forth and seemed to pop her head up at precisely the right time. The […]

Chef Geoff’s

Chef Geoff’s has two locations in DC: 3201 New Mexico Ave., NW and 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. Both restaurants are similar but the main difference is that the uptown location is more of a neighborhood feel and has a large outdoor seating area. If you are downtown looking to catch a sports game without dealing […]

Brasserie Beck

Brasserie Beck is a Belgian / French restaurant located at 1101 K Street NW.  It is a fairly trendy place and can fill up on both weekday and weekend evenings so I would advise calling ahead and making reservations. Cost – $$$ Service – C+ I wasn’t terribly impressed with the service at Brasserie Beck.  […]

Han Sung Oak

Han Sung Oak is a Korean restaurant located in Falls Church, Virginia at 6341 Columbia Pike. It is a little bit off the beaten path but for those willing to make the trip into Falls Church, it offers some of the best Korean food in the DC area. Cost – $$$ Service – C+ The […]

Fly Lounge

Fly Lounge is a trendy little night club located at 1802 Jefferson Place, in Dupont Circle. Cost – $$ Service – B Service-wise, Fly is notorious for two things: turning people away at the door and copious amounts of cleavage from their scantily clad bartendresses. I think these two things cancel one-another out, hence the […]

Charlie Palmer Steak

Charlie Palmer Steak is a restaurant and lounge along the National Mall. They host a Thursday happy hour on the rooftop in the warmer months which offers a great view of the Capitol and monuments. The address is 101 Constitution Avenue, NW. Cost – $$$ Service – A- I have read mixed reviews about the […]

Atomic Billiards

Atomic Billiards is a pool hall located at 3427 Connecticut Ave. in Cleveland Park. Cost – $ Service – B Most of the places in Cleveland Park cater to a neighborhood crowd and subsequently tend to have pretty friendly people working behind the bar and on the floor. Atomic Billiards is no exception, having friendly […]

Tabaq Bistro

Tabaq is a Mediterranean restaurant featuring flavors from Morocco to Spain to Turkey. The rooftop has some of the best views of the city and the retractable roof makes for great open air dining or cocktails. Tabaq is located at 1336 U St NW. Cost – $$ Service – B- Depending on how busy the […]