RESTAURANT WEEK DC: Suggestion #12 - Rasika (Penn Quarter)

Rasika Penn Quarter, located at 633 D Street, NW, offers diners a romantic ambiance to enjoy Group Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam’s Restaurant Week menu.  Guests can enjoy a three-course lunch priced at $22.

Appetizers include Masala Cod Cakes with curry leaves, mustard seeds and lemon mayo; Lamb Galouti, smoked lamb with rose petals, saffron, mint chutney, chili flakes, lemon and mango salsa; Malai Chicken Tikka withcheddar cheese, cream cheese and green chilies, as well as Avocado Puri, spiced avocado, roasted cumin and date tamarind chutney.
Tempting entrées include Grouper Kuzhambu with mustard seeds, curry leaves and tamarind; Chicken Tikka Masala with onions, tomatoes and dry fenugreek; Lamb Dhansak with lentils, dhansak masala and dhansak rice, as well as Vegetable Thali with paneer jaipuri, vegetable stew and dal makhani.

To complete the meal, guests can select from the five featured desserts including Salted Caramel Ice Cream; Strawberry Phimi; Gulab Jamun with ice cream; Lychee Pepper Sorbet, as well as Date & Toffee Pudding.  

Rasika’s Restaurant Week menu will be available from January 25-29, only during lunch service. 

Lunch is served Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, please call (202) 637-1222 or visit