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The Partisan

709 D St. NW (7th St. NW) Send to Phone
Chummy bar/bistro with American comfort food in Penn Quarter.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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The Partisan Restaurant Review

: Northern Virginia’s Red Apron butcher shop/mini restaurant partnered with The Partisan on this DC venture. Settled into Penn Quarter, the duo shares its cooking as well as serving and store space, and appeals to a particular crowd: millennials who enjoy trendy food and brews. Rustic on the eatery side, The Partisan has a lengthy dining area. Wherever you sit, you can be sure your meaty chow comes from the adjoining Red Apron area/kitchen, where chef Nathan Anda and staff assemble plates with beef and cheddar on a bun or a pork meatballs sandwich, or as a snack, chickpeas and chorizo. If you like burgers, the Red Apron Original spotlights a big patty with cheddar and shredded lettuce. Dinners propose such dishes as crawfish hushpuppies and gaucho-style lamb shoulder. And for dessert, how about a sticky toffee waffle? The Partisan also specializes in a well-stocked bar with loads of beers, wines and imaginative cocktails.




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