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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.

The shul website also has alot of helpful tourist information

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #480 on: December 10, 2015, 02:56:36 PM »
Personally, I'd just fly IAD-LAX
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #481 on: December 10, 2015, 03:24:41 PM »
Personally, I'd just fly IAD-LAX
Thanks. I appreciate it.
I should add, FWIW: flying back to BOS not only gives the extra flight mileage credit (albeit just 500 miles) but also chance to see DW for a few hours. 

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #482 on: February 09, 2016, 02:59:14 PM »
Char bar. Hickory burger
any other kosher options these days? anything dairy?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #483 on: February 09, 2016, 03:30:47 PM »
any other kosher options these days? anything dairy?
Never been to Hickory, but in my experience charbar is overpriced.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #484 on: February 09, 2016, 04:36:29 PM »
any other kosher options these days? anything dairy?
Silver crust closed, so you'd have to head out to the suburbs for dairy.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #485 on: February 09, 2016, 04:50:34 PM »
where is this hickory place i cant find it anywhere on the web.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #486 on: February 09, 2016, 04:51:59 PM »
where is this hickory place i cant find it anywhere on the web.
seems like its the name of a burger...

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #487 on: February 09, 2016, 04:58:13 PM »
seems like its the name of a burger...
See I misread the quote below as listing two restaurants not a restaurant and then a food recommendation. Whoops.
Char bar. Hickory burger

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #488 on: March 18, 2016, 03:14:20 PM »
What is the parking like near CharBar restaurant? Will there be street spots in the evening?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #489 on: March 18, 2016, 04:06:13 PM »
What is the parking like near CharBar restaurant? Will there be street spots in the evening?
In general, yes. During AIPAC, YMMV. :)

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #490 on: March 21, 2016, 10:42:07 PM »
Anyone been to soupergirl  thesoupergirl.com? Looks pretty funky and really close to Char Bar. Any restaurants in the JCC these days?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #491 on: March 21, 2016, 11:02:01 PM »
I am driving into DC for the weekend, and rather than pay $45/night (X3) to park a car that I won't be using I was planning on parking somewhere outside the city (maybe Silver spring/Rockville area) and Ubering or Metroing into the city. How feasible does this sound and where is a good place to park the car safely & inexpensively? Thanks!

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #492 on: March 21, 2016, 11:42:54 PM »
There are pretty cheap lots in DC itself not worth the metro or uber from SS. where you staying in DC?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #493 on: March 22, 2016, 06:20:26 AM »
There are pretty cheap lots in DC itself not worth the metro or uber from SS. where you staying in DC?
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill. Multi-day lots available? Do you know of any specifically?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #494 on: March 22, 2016, 12:15:09 PM »
Near Georgetown Law there are a bunch of lots that shouldn't be more than 20/day (I have found cheaper).  Cant't remember specific name, but the law center is actually near capitol hill so I would look into it.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #495 on: March 22, 2016, 10:55:45 PM »
Near Georgetown Law there are a bunch of lots that shouldn't be more than 20/day (I have found cheaper).  Cant't remember specific name, but the law center is actually near capitol hill so I would look into it.
Thank you, this was super helpful!

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #496 on: April 15, 2016, 04:06:06 PM »
Anyone know how I can get a cheap Hotel (suite) for Monday Chol Hamoed Pesach near Washington DC

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #497 on: April 15, 2016, 05:54:53 PM »
Anyone been to soupergirl  thesoupergirl.com? Looks pretty funky and really close to Char Bar. Any restaurants in the JCC these days?

thanks!!!! headed to dc in 1 month, been to DISTRIKT bistro and silver crust ugh why do these places keep closing

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #498 on: May 26, 2016, 04:01:42 PM »
Any waiter service restaurants that I can go to with non-Jewish co-workers other than Char Bar?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #499 on: May 26, 2016, 04:10:53 PM »
Any waiter service restaurants that I can go to with non-Jewish co-workers other than Char Bar?

which area? Within 20 min of Washington DC? This place has waiters, however it's still on the casual side.
Great meat and fantastic garlicky mashed potatoes and green beans: http://www.motismarket.com/motisgrill.shtml

Otherwise, Max's in SS is more of a deli: http://www.theshalomgroup.com/maxs-cafe-and-catering/cafe-menu.html
and Baltimore has more to waiter-type locations to choose from.
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