Our “DC Restaurant Week” vacation began in earnest on Monday evening, as we took the Metro downtown to sample upscale Mexican food at MXDC. A short two-block walk from Metro Center, this three-level Todd English restaurant was new to all three of us, making for a promising beginning to our week.
All three agreed that Andrew’s Black Sea bass with Brussels sprouts was the top choice of the three entrees. I had a very good Mole de Costilla (short ribs) while Candice went with the steak option. I also had an Azul Guacamole with blue cheese, bacon, chipotle, and red onion that was wonderfully spicy.
We have six more of these lined up over the next week, so I have to pace myself in both writing and eating. We all gave MXDC between 3-to-3 1/2 stars. A good start!
More to come…
Image: Andrew gets ready to kick off Restaurant Week by digging into the Sea bass at MXDC