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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 #500 on: May 26, 2016, 04:57:06 PM »
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.

Staying at Washington Hilton, will probably end up at Char Bar, just hearing tons of mixed reviews...

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #501 on: May 26, 2016, 08:30:52 PM »
Staying at Washington Hilton, will probably end up at Char Bar, just hearing tons of mixed reviews...

If that's the one that used to be called "Eli's" then I heard that it is good. What's the latest in the D.C. JCC? Dairy? Meat? Anything? It was good when we went, but it kept changing from dairy to meat, etc.
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #502 on: August 10, 2016, 01:01:01 PM »
For teens which one to go with assuming only one can be done?
1)Newseum.
2)Holocaust Museum
3)Spy museum

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #503 on: August 10, 2016, 01:09:21 PM »
For teens which one to go with assuming only one can be done?
1)Newseum.
2)Holocaust Museum
3)Spy museum
Depends on what type of teen, but overall I would say the spy museum.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #504 on: August 10, 2016, 01:11:39 PM »
i agree. spy museum

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #505 on: August 10, 2016, 01:11:43 PM »
Depends on what type of teen, but overall I would say the spy museum.
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #506 on: August 11, 2016, 11:59:54 PM »
Which hotel is best for chase IHG aniv. cert? currently looking at Crowne plaza The Hamilton, and Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/White House, anyone with experience? any better options?

ETA: Didn't realize this was even bookable with the cert., as it didn't show up in the search results at first. Booked the InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C.
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #507 on: August 21, 2016, 03:39:04 AM »
19 yo yeshiva guy.

Holocaust Museum is extremly interesting, but if he‏'s more into fun stuff then I'd also say Spy Museum.
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #508 on: August 21, 2016, 03:07:39 PM »
19 yo yeshiva guy.

Probably Spy Museum, however the Newseum can be fascinating as well. The Newseum has a bunch of news related items, has some very cool videos about the news. It also has a really cool 3D video about the start of reporting and how reporting changed in the 20th Century.   

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #509 on: August 27, 2016, 06:25:02 PM »
Looking for a kid friendly hotel or resort, any ideas?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #510 on: August 29, 2016, 08:41:00 AM »
Looking for a kid friendly hotel or resort, any ideas?

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Which hotel in the DC area would be most accommodating to kids?

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« Reply #511 on: August 29, 2016, 01:17:06 PM »

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #512 on: August 29, 2016, 08:04:30 PM »
Good kosher CY pizza store/restaurant in DC?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #513 on: August 29, 2016, 08:42:36 PM »
Good kosher CY pizza store/restaurant in DC?

have to go to silver spring for pizza I believe. 3 options are nut house, ben yehuda and siennas

first two are a matter or machlokes which one is better, don't waste your time @ the third on pizza

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #514 on: August 30, 2016, 12:28:55 AM »
Good kosher CY pizza store/restaurant in DC?
have to go to silver spring for pizza I believe. 3 options are nut house, ben yehuda and siennas

first two are a matter or machlokes which one is better, don't waste your time @ the third on pizza

I say ben yehuda is considerably better.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #515 on: August 30, 2016, 02:47:00 AM »
I say ben yehuda is considerably better.

i almost got kicked out of my in laws house for voicing the same opinion. in a funny way though I'm actually starting to like nut house more

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #516 on: August 30, 2016, 09:55:53 AM »
Is there any kosher in DC near in or near the capital?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #517 on: August 31, 2016, 10:56:03 AM »
Is there any kosher in DC near in or near the capital?

http://www.charbardc.com/ -
Address: 2142 L St NW. Washington, DC 20037

At the intersection of L Street
22nd Street & New Hampshire Avenue

Telephone: 202-785-4314

Sunday - Thursday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Then near DC is:
Silver Spring Restaurants: www.bypizza.co

And in Rockville  :
Moti's Grill Israeli Style in Randolph Hills Shopping Center, 4860 Boiling Brook Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20852.
Royal Dragon  Randolph Hills Shopping Center, 4832 Boiling Brook Pkwy, North Bethesda, MD 20852

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #518 on: August 31, 2016, 01:57:53 PM »
Anyone ever tried char bar?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #519 on: August 31, 2016, 03:16:13 PM »
Anyone ever tried char bar?
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Char Bar for dinner with a friend. I got a Western Burger which has Grilled Pastrami, Sautéed Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions. It was delicious.

ETA:  dpk4588 (end of post)
After the memorials, I ubered it to DC Char Bar (formerly Eli’s) and picked up dinner. I got “The New Yorker” which is Corned Beef and First-Cut Pastrami with Russian dressing and Coleslaw on Grilled Rye, with fresh chips on the side. The sandwich was pretty good but the fresh chips were awesome. I’ll be back there Monday night for a burger.
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