Tuesday, May 2, 2017

French Newcomer Le DeSales Debuts Lunch Service

From our friends at La DeSales...

Executive Chef Raphael Francois and his culinary team are pleased to announce the debut of lunch service at Le DeSales, the 100-seat restaurant located in the heart of the Golden Triangle at 1725 DeSales Street, NW. Guests can now enjoy Executive Chef Raphael Francois' modern French cuisine crafted from fresh, local ingredients. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Additionally, guests who join Le DeSales for the midday meal can take advantage of the new restaurant’s two-course lunch special. It features a choice of any two courses paired with a glass of wine and is priced at $27 per person (tax and gratuity not included.)

Guests can look forward to tempting appetizers such as Strawberry Salad with lettuce, pecan and parmesan; Tomatoes with anchovy garlic hollandaise and almonds; Foie Gras with mango and romaine; Pâté de Champagne with pistachios and pickles; Arctic Char with kale and apple. Guests can also enjoy entrée options such as Organic Sapphire Salmon with salad and pomegranate; Cod with shallot, cauliflower, forbidden rice and lemon; Dry Aged Beef “Bavette” with pomme pont neuf, romaine and pesto; 8 oz Beef Burger with Cabot clothbound cheddar and “Jambon Cru.” as well as Breaded Chicken with marinated fennel and orange. For a decedent finish, diners can enjoy a selection of desserts and cheeses including Chocolate Tart with espresso ice cream; Crème Brûlée "Classique” with Muscovado sugar; Berries with green tea cake and vanilla ice cream; Frenche-Comté; Italian Parmigiano Reggiano; American Cabot Clothbound Cheddar; French Préféré des Montagnes; and French Roquefort. Prices range from $9 to $19 for appetizers, $16 to $23 for entrées, $8 for desserts and from $5 to $6 for 1.5 oz of cheese.

Chocolate Tart

Le DeSales is located in the heart of Golden Triangle at 1725 DeSales Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036. The restaurant is situated two blocks from Farragut North Metro accessible on the Red Line and four blocks from the Farragut West Metro accessible on the orange, blue and silver lines. The restaurant will serve lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. For reservations or additional information, please visit www.LeDeSales.com.

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) boosts the highest density of businesses and professionals in the region. The Golden Triangle BID, which stretches 43 blocks from the White House to Dupont Circle, is also surrounded by the residential neighborhoods like the West End and Foggy Bottom. The Golden Triangle's primary focus as a non-profit organization is to provide a clean, safe, and friendly environment to all our workers, residents, and visitors. For additional information, please visit: https://goldentriangledc.com.