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What’s On the Menu for Washington’s Restaurant Week
Comments () | Published February 17, 2009

Jaleo (DC)

Starters:
Gazpacho; mixed green salad; caramelized-onion-and-thyme soup; beet salad; tuna salad with fingerling potatoes; endives with goat cheese and almonds.

Verduras course (only available during dinner): Roasted sweet onions; sauteed spinach; chickpea stew; wild mushroom rice; grilled asparagus; seared piquillo peppers filled with goat cheese.

Modernas y classicas course: Chicken croquetas; fried fingerling potatoes; chorizo wrapped in a crispy potato; fried dates wrapped in bacon; sliced apples and fennel with manchego cheese and walnuts; gambas al ajillo.
Fish and meat course: Seared monkfish over sauteed vegetables; braised  oxtail  with orange; seared salmon with cauliflower puree and pomegranate; seared scallops; grilled pork sausage; grilled marinated chicken.

Desserts: Choice of any of the restaurant’s desserts.

JR’s Stockyards Inn
All of the items in the lunch and dinner menu are accompanied with soup or salad and a chocolate cup with chocolate mousse.For dinner, add a glass of the featured wine for $5.

Lunch entrées: Six-ounce filet with wild mushrooms and risotto cake; broiled scallops with rice and asparagus; pistachio chicken with rice and asparagus; prime rib salad.

Dinner entrées: Filet Oscar, topped with crab meat and asparagus; orange roughy with sauteed spinach and ginger sauce; Chicken Delmonico with artichoke sauce.

Juniper at the Fairmont 
Choose from two preset menus for lunch and dinner.

Lunch:
Menu one offers up beef tenderloin served in white truffle oil, roasted Virginia quail with root vegetables, and a soup of the day. Menu two includes Chesapeake Bay jumbo crab cakes served with tarragon aioli, roasted chicken, and steak fries.

Dinner: Menu one includes Maryland crab soup, beef tenderloin, a baby arugula and fig salad. Menu two features crab cakes, steak fries, and pan-seared rockfish with Old Bay shoestring potatoes.

Dessert: Miniature sampler of vanilla creme brulee, strawberry crumble with ice cream, and a milk chocolate lollipop.

Kaz Sushi Bistro

At this downtown sushi restaurant, you can choose between two preset menus during lunch, both of which include miso soup and a dessert. For dinner, you can choose one appetizer from their preset menu (which includes asian short ribs and salmon crudo), three varieties of nigiri (including tuna mackerel, inari, and flounder with ume and shiso), two varieties of maki (like the california roll or the eel and cucumber roll), and one dessert (the choice is between espresso tapioca with ice cream and lychee panna cotta with mango sorbet).  

Kemble Park Tavern

Dinner appetizers:
Mixed greens; rock shrimp bisque; veal sweetbreads; tuna tartare.

Dinner entrées: Bourbon-marinated pork; veal meatloaf; country fried quail; pan-roasted rockfish.

Dinner desserts: Rice pudding; chocolate cake.

La Bergerie

Appetizers:
Onion soup; Boston lettuce and endive salad; smoked-salmon-and-cream-cheese terrine with cucumber salad; duck pate; escargots with butter and tomatoes.

Entrées: Pan-seared salmon with lemon sauce; rainbow trout with roasted almonds;  veal scaloppini with brandy cream sauce and wild mushrooms; baby rack of lamb with rosemary; chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese, with bechamel sauce.

Desserts: Creme brulee; sorbet; souffles; profiteroles.

La Chaumiere

Appetizers:
Soup of the day; chicken-and-pork sausage; Caesar salad; pate; baked mussels; baby iceberg lettuce with bleu cheese dressing.

Entrées: Sea scallops; trout; marinated salmon; calf’s brain sauteed with brown butter; calf’s liver with shallots and vinegar; rabbit casserole; beef medallions with Cabernet/shallot sauce; vegetarian dish of the day.

Desserts: Chocolate mousse; profiteroles; creme brulee; cookie cup with fruit and sorbet; trio of sorbets with raspberry sauce.

La Tasca
All locations of this Spanish tapas bar and restaurant will be serving unlimited tapas from a special menu that includes dessert. Participating branches include Arlington (2900 Wilson Blvd., 703-812-9120), Alexandria (607 King St., 703-299-9810), and Rockville (141 Gibbs St., 301-279-7011).

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