News for Restaurants in Washington DC
BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier is offering a new three-course Early Supper menu, available seven days a week from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. for $38 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Guests select an appetizer, entrée and dessert from a menu crafted by Robert Wiedmaier. The Early Supper menu is offered in addition to BRABO's à la carte menu. Guests can include a glass of eco-friendly white or red wine such as Santa Julia Organica Torrontes and Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendoza, Argentina, for an additional $7. BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier, 1600 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-894-3440.
Alexandria's Vermilion restaurant now offers a nightly four-course vegetarian tasting menu. The new menu is priced to match Vermilion's traditional (meat-friendly) four-course tasting menu, $45 per person, with wine pairings available for an additional $15 per person. Guests can look forward to dishes such as Path Valley cauliflower soup with curried tofu, almonds and raisins, smoked mozzarella ravioli with summer squash carpaccio and roasted pepper froth, and grilled lobster mushrooms with fresh shelling beans, baby corn and red wine. Vermilion, 1120 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-684-9669.
The "Hour of Power" takes place Monday through Friday from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. in the lounge at The Source by Wolfgang Puck. This happy hour alternative features a trio of food items paired with a flight of wines for $25 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity). Executive chef Scott Drewno kick-starts his new menu with a trio pairing in which guests can enjoy three types of dumplings, each matched with a specially selected glass of wine. Offerings will change frequently and future specialties will include trios of soups, spring rolls and ribs. The Source by Wolfgang Puck, Newseum, 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202-637-6100.
At 3 Bar & Grill in the Arlington neighborhood of Clarendon, executive chef Brian Robinson will be grilling up a variety of authentic German sausages and tapping a selection of German beers in celebration of Oktoberfest (October 9-12). In addition to the daily Oktoberfest menu, the restaurant will raise a pint with patrons at a large Oktoberfest Patio Party on Sunday, October 11, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Robinson will grill a variety of authentic Bavarian sausages on the patio grill and pair them with German beers served at the outdoor patio bar. Festive music and hourly toasts will be a part of the event. 3 Bar & Grill, 2950 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201, 703-524-4440.
Welcoming the return of fall, Central Michel Richard will have Sunday dinner hours of 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m., giving diners plenty of time to put a tasty punctuation mark to the end of their weekend activities. Central Michel Richard, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004, 202-626-0015.
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