DC Restaurant Week in February

It’s not too late for some of the best deals at the hottest restaurants in Washington D.C. Photo: Oyamel

WASHINGTON, February 7, 2013 — It’s not too late to score the best deals at some of DC’s hottest restaurants.  The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s Restaurant Week runs until February 10 this year.  Some restaurants are extending the deals until February 17.  Three-course lunches are  $20.13 and three-course dinners are  $35.13.  

Masa 14, livley and colorful restaurant serving Latin-Asian cuisine, offers standout dishes like crunchy shrimp with chipotle aioli and cornmeal crusted oysters with green papaya slaw. 

El Centro showcases authentic Mexican comfort food  like duck mole enchilada and  Chicken Tinga Tamales with sweet chipotle sauce, avocado and crema fresca.   El Centro has extended its special pricing through Februray 17.

Legal Sea Foods, which is known for its hyper fresh seafood, has a menu filled with classics like Maryland cream of crab soup and a chunky crabmeat crab cake.

Zaytinya is offering  contemporary Greek, Turkish and Lebanese mezzes  like horta salata, crispy brussels afelia, and Turkish delight for dessert.

At Jose Andre’s Jaleo, guests can choose from a huge variety of tapas, including patatas bravas with a spicy tomato sauce and alioli, gambas al ajillo, shrimp sautéed with garlic and flan al Estilo, a classic Spanish custard. 

Until February 17, guests at Oyamel can select one item from each of the antojito, taco and dessert categories.  Standouts on the menu include Cceviche verde “El Bajio” nopalitos and tamal verde.

Rasika Penn Quarter, a favorite for high end Indian food is offering some of its tastiest dishes on its menu this week, including tandoori salmon and lamb kozhambu. 

The Oval Room, a center of DC’s policticla life, has a special menu for Restaurntweek Week that includes scallop crudo, miso mustard braised pork and a peanut butter mousse cake.

At Angler’s Inn’s, Restaurant Week lasts the entire month of February.  Menu highlights include squash soup with spiced crème fraîche; poached Texas shrimp and red wine braised beef short ribs. 

Bistro Vivant, a classic French bistro, offers a three-course lunch and three-course dinner this Restaurant Week.  Options include escargots with fingerling potatoes, coq au vin and apple cake with crème anglaise. 



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