818 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States
NileGuide Expert tip:
President Obama treated his wife, Michelle, to a birthday dinner here before his inauguration in January 2009.
This is a simple, sophisticated restaurant whose chef, Todd Gray, is dedicated to showcasing local products and to varying his menu with the change in seasons. Consistently ranked in the "Top DC Restaurants" lists by just about everyone, Equinox, located downtown near the White House, pretty much guarantees you a great dining experience. Pasta is hand-rolled; scallops are expertly seared and paired with interesting sides like braised fennel. Is your mouth watering yet?