Great Takeout: Café Parisien Express

While there are fine offerings on the regular menu—croque monsieur ($6.35), quiche ($6.75), French onion soup ($3.99)—we usually head straight for the specials board. There’s almost always at least one fish, one red-meat, and one vegetarian offering, but we’re especially fond of the cafe’s coq au vin, chicken Normandie, and chicken chasseur (all $12.95). A bonus: Most meals come with a piece of crusty baguette—one of the best in the area.

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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 Logan Circle.

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