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Bouchon Bistro, Yountville, CA

  On 1/12/2016 at 6:17 PM, DonRocks said: The Bouchon in Yountville has *terrific* bread – they serve epi with perfectly salted butter, yum. Dinner at Bouchon last night was very good while falling short of outstanding (which is what you … Continue reading

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Grapeseed Bistro & Wine Bar, Bethesda

On Friday evening, I *finally* got out to one of Grapeseed’s Friday-night Dinners, a multi-course menu that, in this case, coincided with their 16th anniversary – it was a “Best Of,” four-course, prix-fixe menu for $45 ($11.25 per course). Chef-owner-star-athlete … Continue reading

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Et Voila!, Palisades

(For the Jan 22, 2012 Minibite, click here.) Out of the many times I’ve visited Et Voila! in the past, two things really stuck out on my most recent visit: 1) Claudio Pirollo is not merely Belgian; he’s also half Italian – … Continue reading

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Bistro Vivant, McLean

(See the October 2, 2012, Review here.) I haven’t seen any reviews of Bistro Vivant since Katie Busch replaced Ed Hardy as Chef de Cuisine, and luck happened to put us in McLean right around dinnertime. On a chilly Thursday, … Continue reading

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Bistro Vivant, McLean, VA

I was the last diner at Bistro Vivant this evening, happily sitting outside, just me, my CD jacket (as reading material), and the parking lot of Langley Shopping Center. It was a Tuesday, and I knew the staff wanted the … Continue reading

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Corduroy: Minibites, January 15, 2012 – January 21, 2012

Minibites are delicious samplings of Don’s culinary adventures, condensed, distilled, and always meant to be savored with your Monday morning coffee. The DCDining.com Restaurant Guide, i.e., Le Grand Champ, is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link … Continue reading

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