Thursday, March 5, 2015

DC City Guide: Le Diplomate


Who: Le Diplomate 
What: French Gourmet Restaurant
Where: 1601 14th St NW, Washington DC 20009













Food Details (from the February menu)
Appetizer: Assorted Cheese Plate
Main Dishes: 1) Roasted Duck Breast 2) Steak Frites
Desserts: 1) Exotic Vacherin 2) Tarte Fine Chocolate Caramel w/ Hazenut Ice Cream

The Verdict
A DC must go! If you are a French food lover, looking for a classy date night, and want to take your taste buds on a Parisian adventure, I highly recommend this place. The duck was probably the winner of the night, a slow roasted breast crusted with a honey outer layer delivered in an exquisite cider jus and accompanied with baby turnips. The cheese plate started the culinary experience on a great note with marmalade specially chosen to complement each delicious, savory cheese presented. Prepare to be teleported to the land of cheese, croissants, and wine- no passport required. Oui Oui! 

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2 comments:

  1. I'm originally from D.C., and Le Diplomate is definitely a hot spot right now. I'm reading about it everywhere! I won't be home again until December, but I'll have to check it out when I'm there.

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    1. So awesome to hear you're from DC! Yes, definitely recommend it and I've been told that the brunch menu is equally as amazing.

      -Natalia

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