Monday, August 20, 2012

CAPITAL GRILLE


This week is DC Restaurant Week, which is a biannual event where many of DC's best restaurants offer a 3 course dinner for only $35 (and lunch for $20)! I love trying new restaurants, but I went to Capital Grille for the first time 2 years ago and loved it, so I knew I had to go again this year. When I first went, they had an amazing lamb dish, but unfortunately I didn't see it on the menu this year. 
We both got salads to start and I decided to try the Bone-in Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with Caramelized Shallot Butter with Sam's Mashed Potatoes. My date ordered the Parmesan Herb Crusted Filet Tournedos with Creamy Spinach. I thought the Sirloin was pretty good, the sauce really made the dish. I tried the Tournedos and found them a little bland, but my date said he really enjoyed them. For dessert he ordered the the Classic Creme Brulee and I got a Chocolate Espresso Cake. The Creme Brulee was delicious, but the Espresso Cake was a little too strong for me - I felt like I was eating a block of coffee. Overall, the food was nice, the atmosphere was warm and the waiters were very friendly so Capital Grille is still at the top of my list! 


Dress: asos......$18.23 (now $17.03)

14 comments:

  1. You look stunning!! That dress is so gorgeous on you...i love the cutouts! Thanks for visiting my blog, lovely! Lets follow each other? xx
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    1. Thanks! And absolutely, I'd love to follow your blog!

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  2. So yummy foodsss... love your dress babe, do you mind following each other?

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  3. christie,

    thank you so much for following!

    xx, LC

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  4. Hey! Thanks for visiting my blog! I would love to follow each other! Following now :) GFC name is Kacie Ellis

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  5. oh my goodness, this dress is stunning. You look amazing. Fabulous post, love. If you get a sec, I've got some exciting news regarding Giuliana Rancic. Eek! xo

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  6. Loving the dress! Also big fan of capital grille, we always tend to eat there when in DC.

    Amy
    Leopard and Lillies

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  7. Stunning dress!
    Would you like to follow each other? I wish to see you among my followers!
    Let me know please!
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  8. Gorgeous dress, it looks so chic and expensive.
    Lovely look. :)

    Ivana
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  9. Love the cut outs! So pretty!

    ox from NYC!
    davie+erica

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  10. Loving the cut outs in this dress!

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  11. it´s great to see what you do here.
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  12. Hi Christie! I was in a group message with you on IFB! Your photos are lovely, glad I just ate lunch!! That food looks amazing :) I am now following you on Bloglovin'and twitter, would be honoured if you could follow me back at http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3795752/salvadora-blog
    @salvadorablog
    Keep up the good work!
    Love Nissa
    xxx

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