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Have Some Flanken Respect: Passover Dining in D.C.

Has that infamous Jewish guilt gotten to you? Please your mother and check out some Passover dining options in the District. The holiday starts at sundown tonight.

Find the Afikoman: The 16th Street JCC is holding a "green" seder on Tuesday. Buy a ticket online and bring your own kiddush cup. Washington DCJCC, Community Second Night Seder, $54/ticket.

Pasta for Passover?: Inspired by her trip to the Jewish ghetto in Rome, Chef Amy Brandwein will carry one kosher dish for the faithful: Passover sfogletti with beef ragu and fava bean. Casa Nonna, dish $22, pictured above.

Mediterranean Maztzah: Enjoy traditional haroset, matzah and horseradish, along with an Italian-inspired option of mahi mahi al mosaica. Dino, 4 courses for $55.

Old School: Eat like your Old World grandparents and enjoy tsimmis with flanken and chicken livers. Perry's, 4 courses plus amuse for $30.

Calling Sephardics: If you're cool to eat the grains rice and corn for this Festival of Freedom (not so with Ashkenazi Jews), then you might enjoy beef tongue tacos, baked salmon in cabbage leaves and tropical haroset. Rosa Mexicano, appetizers $6-14, entrées $14-25.

Did we miss any Passover specials? Leave more in the comments.

Photo Courtesy of ThreeLockharts Communications

  • http://www.risdc.com Natalie Christenson

    RIS will have Matzoh Ball Soup in observance of Passover, from April 19-26. Available by the bowl, or in pints and quarts to go! Call ahead, 202.730.2500.

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