WASHINGTON DC: Christmas Eve and Many of Washington’s Restaurants are Unveiling Their Holiday Dining Options. - Part Two
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Christmas Eve is a time for gathering with family and friends.
This year many of Washington’s restaurants are unveiling their holiday dining options.
Here is Part Two of our Holiday dining ideas.
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 24th. Valet parking is available for $10.
Reservations are recommended, and can be made by calling (202) 347-4667 or
by visiting www.nopadc.com.5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 24th. Guests can order from the seasonal a la carte menu or savor a three-course, prix fixe holiday menu priced at $60 per person, and $30 for children 12 and under, excluding tax and gratuity. Executive Chef Benjamin Lambert will be preparing a variety of starters such as Chestnut-Foie Gras Soup with duck cotechino sausage; Twice Baked Beets with caramelized yogurt, green apple and pomegranate vinaigrette; Spanish Octopus with patatas bravas, ‘nduja and mint salsa verde, as well as Risotto with reblochon cheese, black truffle and Brussels sprouts. For the main course, guests can opt for the Roasted Porchetta with crushed parsnip, watercress salad and banyuls vinaigrette; Braised Lamb Shank with date roulade, sunchokes two ways and braising jus; Cauliflower Shawarma with hummus, golden raisins, tomatoes and lavash, as well as Maryland Crab Cakes with celery root purée, charred cabbage and romesco. For the perfect ending, there is Elderflower Parfait with coconut crémeux, pineapple, almond streusel; S’mores with chocolate crémeux, marshmallow ice cream and graham cracker ganache; Brioche Donuts with milk jam and vanilla ice cream, or the Dark Chocolate Bar with hazelnuts, cocoa nib tuile and white chocolate ice cream. Live jazz will be played throughout the evening.
Reservations are recommended, and can be made by calling (202) 393-0701 or
by visiting www.701restaurant.com.
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January 2through March 31, 2017. The hours on Saturday, December 24th are the following: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 704 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C. (202) 347-0007; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Tyson's Galleria in McLean, VA (703) 827-8900; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 2301 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Crystal City, Arlington, VA (703) 415-1200 and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at National Hall within Ronald Reagan National Airport (571) 551-5988. Legal Sea Foods will also be serving Christmas Day with special hours: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 704 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C. (202) 347-0007; 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Tysons Galleria in McLean, VA (703) 827-8900; 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 2301 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Crystal City, Arlington, VA (703) 415-1200 and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at National Hall within Ronald Reagan National Airport (571) 551-5988.
Reservations are recommended and
private dining rooms must be reserved in advance.
For a complete list of locations please visit: http://www.legalseafoods.com/.
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 24th. Guests can enjoy coastal-inspired dishes meshed with Christmas classics, prepared by Executive Chef Mente Lawson. Priced at $49 per person, diners will begin their meal with a choice of Butternut Squash & Fennel Soup, butternut squash and fennel simmered with aromatic vegetables, garnished with apple cider cream and toasted pumpkin seeds, or The Blackwall Salad with field greens, grape tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, shaved red onions and shredded carrots, tossed the restaurant's signature house vinaigrette, followed by a choice of Surf & Turf, grilled filet mignon and poached lobster tail with butter-whipped potatoes, roasted asparagus with rosemary salt and white truffle oil, accompanied by Bordelaise sauce and a tarragon butter; Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass with wild mushroom-thyme cous cous and roasted baby carrots, served with a lemon-butter sauce, or Saffron-Parmesan Risotto, velvety risotto in a saffron-laced rich, sharp Parmesan cream sauce. For a sweet finish, guests can opt for the Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet, fresh-baked warm chocolate chip cookie with chocolate sauce, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream, or the Apple Cranberry Oat Crumble, roasted Fuji apples with dried cranberries baked to a luscious golden brown, presented in an oven-hot, cast-iron skillet and topped with crumbly cinnamon oats and vanilla ice cream.
(703) 739-6090 and/or visit TheBlackwallHitch.com.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Priced at $50 per person (including tax and gratuity) and $25 for children 12 and under, guests are welcome to fuel up for their last minute shopping dash and enjoy a luxurious Raw Bar with oysters on the half shell and shrimp cocktail, as well as breakfast favorites like Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Bacon, Chicken Sausage, Salmon Cakes, Smoked Salmon & Bagels with capers, pickled red onion, dill cream cheese, and sliced tomato, or Pancakes and French Toast with macerated berries, whipped cream, and Vermont maple syrup. One can also enjoy lunch classics such as Twice Fried Wings, Pulled Pork, Coleslaw, Caesar Salad, and Fresh Fruit. For a sweet finish, there is Cinnamon Sugar Dirt Bombs and Chocolate Chip Cookies. If you are looking to indulge, can enjoy bottomless mimosas for an additional $20 per person. Guests are limited to two hours for the brunch buffet.
For additional information or reservations, visit www.allsetrestaurant.com or
call (301) 495-8800.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests are welcome to fuel up for their last minute shopping dash and enjoy a luxurious Raw Bar with oysters on the half shell, Middleneck clams, Gulf shrimp cocktail, as well as brunch favorites such as Fresh Baked Cinnamon Bun, baked & served in a coffee mug; Bacon Egg & Cheese, served on house-made bread with cheddar, mixed greens, dijonnaise and home fries; Steak & Eggs, chef’s cut grilled-to-order with two fried eggs; grilled bread and home fries; Crab Cake Benedict, 63 degree eggs on buttermilk biscuits with spicy hollandaise, served with home fries; Caramel French Toast, bread pudding topped with caramel, whipped cream and powdered sugar; East Coast Cioppino, clams, mussels, shrimp & scallops in a rich tomato-fennel shellfish sauce, served with crusty bread and grilled lemon, as well as the Hangtown Frittata, open faced omelet with oysters, bacon, potato and green onion, served with spicy Charon sauce and mixed greens. Restaurant-goers will receive a complimentary cup of Valrhona Hot Cocoa with giant house-made peppermint marshmallow when they purchase an entrée during brunch service. Red’s Table will also serve their regular a la carte dinner menu from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.