If you can’t afford to dine at this elegant Southern spot, number 8 on The Washingtonian’s 100 Best Restaurants list, don’t worry—Vidalia hosts an excellent weekday happy hour from 5:30 to 6:30 featuring a changing line up of free wines and canapes. Regulars swear by it!

Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Petworth.