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Best 2018 DC Valentine’s Day Meals And Options

Best 2018 DC Valentine’s Day Meals And Options

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Post Date: February 02, 2018

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and in the now Michelin Guide-rated Nation’s Capital, that now means that heading out for dinner on this particular romantic night is quite the complicated process. Therefore, we here at DCClubbing have decided to make the choices hopefully a bit easier. From affordable, yet delicious to Michelin three-star bank breakers that are worth the expense, there’s a little bit of something for everyone here. Enjoy!


AFFORDABLE, YET DELICIOUS

Barcode

Website – http://www.barcodedc.com/
Phone – (202) 955-9001

Why here?
Barcode always succeeds at delivering traditional restaurant favorites with an exciting, progressive twist. Antipasto, a seafood platter, filet mignon, and double-layered chocolate cake is a fantastic prix fixe menu. Pairing that offering with a bonus deal that includes a white, sparkling, or red wine? That’s truly ideal.

Secret Must Order Menu Highlight
There’s calamari ceviche on the seafood platter. Thus, if a wine fanatic, definitely pair this entire offering with white wine.

Chiko

Website – http://www.chikodc.com/
Phone – (202) 558-9934

Why here?
Chiko’s claim to fame is a series of Chinese and Korean-inspired small bowl meals that when combined offer a truly whimsical, yet filling take on favorites from each of the cultures represented. Chiko is offering a special, prix fixe tasting menu on Valentine’s Day, which highlights delicacies oftentimes not featured on the regular menu.

Secret Must Order Menu Highlight
The sesame custard dessert featuring lemongrass infused basil seeds and candied almonds.


A LITTLE STEEP, BUT AMAZING

Bresca

Website – http://www.brescadc.com/
Phone – (202) 518-7926

Why here?
The 14th Street corridor’s latest restaurant addition has a six-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu. The restaurant’s specialty is a mix of foraged and home-grown delicacies blended with fresh and vibrant flavors that are highlighted from rustic ingredients. Hearty, yet tasteful, a tasting menu is an ideal way to experience this cuisine on a romantic evening.

Secret Must Order Menu Highlight
The chocolate bar with parsnip, preserved berry, and lemon balm.

Requin

Website – http://www.requinbymic.com/
Phone – ‭(202) 827-8380‬

Why here?
The Southwest DC wharf area boasts a whos who of award-winning chefs and restaurant concepts. Maybe top-in-class in that list is Requin, which does both small plates and full-table offerings of classic French cuisine. Yes, that means scrumptious cheeses and robust wines, but that also means wholesome, farm fresh options including yes, a whole roast orange duck or lobster thermidor. For a truly traditional romantic presentation, this is ideal.

Secret Must Order Menu Highlight
The foie gras small plate with French toast, smoky yam jam, maple glaze, pistachios, and ras al hanout.


A (MORE THAN MODEST) PROPOSAL?

Obelisk

Website – http://www.obeliskdc.com
Phone – ‭(202) 872-1180‬

Why here?
Obelisk is an intimate, five-course serving Italian restaurant in Dupont Circle. For the past three decades they have distinguished themselves by serving a classic Italian menu with a super extensive wine list. Antipasti, pasta, a significant meat dish, cheese, and gelato. This is a meal rich in taste and hearty in mouth feels. It’s the type of meal that ensures good feelings.

Secret Must Order Menu Highlight
If squab is on the menu, it’s definitely worth ordering. Yes, it’s pigeon. But trust us, the flavor is akin to the best dark meat chicken you’ve ever tasted. It’s ideal.

Siren by RW

Website – http://www.sirenbyrw.com
Phone – ‭(202) 521-7171

Why here?
Most important to Siren’s success is making luxury seafood approachable. The caviar dishes on the menu are particularly amazing, while the seafood tower is an amazing culinary delight featuring sashimi, oysters, lobster, shrimp, and more. Reserve seating in the oak wood tables recessed into the wall with private curtains. Or, check out the five-course Valentine’s Day menu.

Secret Must Order Menu Highlight
black & white, macaron, and lindzer cookies with caviar…yes, caviar. Salty and sweet combinations are divine!