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Michel Richard Citronelle

Michel Richard of Michel Richard Citronelle in Washington, D.C. A dining room at Michel Richard Citronelle in Washington, D.C.

Michel Richard Citronelle
Chef Michel Richard
Washington, D.C.

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Star chef Michel Richard’s odyssey has led him from the patisseries of Paris to sunny Los Angeles where he exploded on the culinary scene with his dazzling Cal-French cuisine and first full-service restaurant Citrus in 1987. Today at his flagship Michel Richard Citronelle in Washington D.C., this ebullient master offers unparalleled lightness and creativity to a town that can certainly use all it can get.

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