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Chill out with Jaleo's white gazpacho

Jaleo
480 Seventh St., NW, 202-628-7949
2250-A Crystal Dr., Arlington, 703-413-8181
7271 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, 301-913-0003;

The tomato version gets most of the attention, but we love to cool off with an olive-oil-drizzled bowl of Jaleo’s white gazpacho. Its simple Spanish flavors—almonds, bread, sherry vinegar—contrast beautifully with the sliced grapes breaking the surface. And it shows off its José Andrés origins with its artful, color-dabbed presentation.

This article appears in the July 2011 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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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.