United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Yellowstone/Grand Tetons (Oct 2016)
  2. 2 "Unique" New York City Experiences-Yours
  3. 3 Traveling into the US with Alcohol
  4. 4 Miami
  5. 5 March in New Mexico
  6. 6 San Francisco/Northern California Trip
  7. 7 East Nashville or Hillsboro Village
  8. 8 In search of cool beach town in the Carolinas
  9. 9 Transportation suggestions from Charleston Executive Airport
  10. 10 Suggestions for beach towns on FL west coast?
  11. 11 DIA to Estes Park in mid-Feb. 4x4?
  12. 12 Weegee...you can't be a 'nice Nellie' and do street photography
  13. 13 Oregon or California to Nebraska
  14. 14 Driving Alaska
  15. 15 Trip Report Back from the Big Easy
  16. 16 Border crossing
  17. 17 Is Fox Rent A Car any good?
  18. 18 Last minute Keys Trip Advice Please
  19. 19 Trip Report NYC Girls' Weekend Trip Report
  20. 20 Yellowstone Hikes questions
  21. 21 Trip Report Flowers and Berries in Oregon
  22. 22 Early 2017 Broadway Banter - "Come From Away"
  23. 23 Cross country tips
  24. 24 Zion National Park Hikes and HOtels
  25. 25 Best May/Jun Yosemite lodging areas: Yosemite West, El Portal, or Wawona?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Dining near the Kennedy Center

Jump to last reply

We came across a nice place for dinner before attending a Kennedy Center performance. Last night we went to see the Marinsky Ballet's Swan Lake and were seeking a place within convenient walking distance to the KC for a pre-theater dinner. We found the "Dish + Drinks"restaurant. It is located in the Rivers Inn Hotel on 25th St NW, just about 3 blocks from the KC or just over a 5 minute walk depending on the street crossing lights. I write this because being in the hotel, it is a place that is easily overlooked if one does not know about it.

The restaurant has a $35 three course pre-theater dinner - a good price for the area - witihin a somewhat larger menu. We both chose to start with an excellent butternut squash - pumpkin seed/oil soup, followed by a perfectly done salmon on a bed of lentils and bacon with spinach. To finish DW had a luscious poached pear with vanilla ice cream while I had pistachio creme brule that obviously was made in-house and very, very nice. Portions are substantial. A person at the table next to us ordered a steak (not on the pre-theater menu) and it looked ample and beautifully done. The restaurant has valet parking at $10 which is good for the time of dinner and the show. Over all, it is a good find.

4 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement