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Largest Jewish community is in Silver Spring, which is a suburb of Washington. For tourists, best place to stay is in downtown Silver Spring, which has a metro stop and a nearby  shul in Woodside Park within walking distance.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #300 on: May 25, 2014, 03:45:07 PM »
Any good restaurants in DC?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #301 on: May 25, 2014, 09:02:36 PM »
No, only mediocre ones (Eli's)

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #302 on: May 26, 2014, 12:30:30 AM »
Any good restaurants in DC?

i liked the food at the JCC - DISTRIKT bistro, in silver springs i liked the kosher pastry oven http://www.thekosherpastryoven.com/

Sienna in bethesda is good

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #303 on: May 26, 2014, 12:33:01 AM »
i liked the food at the JCC - DISTRIKT bistro, in silver springs i liked the kosher pastry oven http://www.thekosherpastryoven.com/

Sienna in bethesda is good

Most flavorless pizza I've ever tasted IMO

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« Reply #304 on: May 26, 2014, 12:40:58 AM »
Most flavorless pizza I've ever tasted IMO

I got the glutten free pizza this trip and they did well.. last trip i got pasta and salad

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #305 on: May 26, 2014, 12:41:34 AM »
of course my standards on glutten free pizza is pretty low ;)

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #306 on: May 29, 2014, 04:34:37 PM »
Anyone been here yet? http://www.bluestarkosher.com/

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #307 on: May 29, 2014, 04:35:48 PM »
Also, just got an email from GKR - looks like the owner of Eli's is opening up another restaurant in DC

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« Reply #308 on: May 29, 2014, 11:58:52 PM »
Anyone been here yet? http://www.bluestarkosher.com/

Highly recommended by my in laws. I hope to eat there a couple times this summer.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #309 on: July 01, 2014, 09:25:18 AM »
Anyone stay recently at the Hamilton crowne Plaza in Washington DC?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #310 on: July 31, 2014, 09:57:29 AM »
Anyone been to the PH in DC recently? Do they offer kosher breakfast for diamond?

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« Reply #311 on: July 31, 2014, 10:19:26 AM »
Anyone been to the PH in DC recently? Do they offer kosher breakfast for diamond?

Was there several weeks ago as a second guest under s/o else's Diamond account with a suite upgrade. They didn't offer and I wasn't in the mood to fardrei a kup, so I didn't ask.  They did give me a nice suite and the pool was all mine at 6am!

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« Reply #312 on: July 31, 2014, 10:23:53 AM »
Was there several weeks ago as a second guest under s/o else's Diamond account with a suite upgrade. They didn't offer and I wasn't in the mood to fardrei a kup, so I didn't ask.  They did give me a nice suite and the pool was all mine at 6am!
Good to hear. Is the hotel nice, as compared to other ph

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« Reply #313 on: July 31, 2014, 10:53:30 AM »
Good to hear. Is the hotel nice, as compared to other ph

Haven't been to any others(yet). Not intoxicatingly amazing, but very solid. I paid $200 a night and it goes up to around $600 in busy times. Probably worth the $200 but not $600.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #314 on: August 07, 2014, 11:38:29 AM »
1- anyone know of any special events going on Labor Day?
2- any parades?
i can't find anything clear online.
3- will the capital be open?
4- what about the museums?
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #315 on: August 07, 2014, 12:08:17 PM »
the museums are open

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #316 on: August 07, 2014, 04:14:54 PM »
Good news:
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #317 on: August 07, 2014, 04:55:15 PM »
so no info about a LD parade?
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #318 on: August 10, 2014, 11:18:07 PM »
I'll be in Washington next week. I see Distrikt Bistro is closed for renovations.
Is there anywhere else besides Elis ? Is Eli's as bad as it's reviews?

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« Reply #319 on: August 10, 2014, 11:34:56 PM »
I'll be in Washington next week. I see Distrikt Bistro is closed for renovations.
Is there anywhere else besides Elis ? Is Eli's as bad as it's reviews?
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