Monday, April 19, 2010

New gastropub

On Friday night, we went out to dinner with some friends to a new upscale pub downtown called Againn. Being the old foggy that I clearly seemed to have turned into, I didn't know anything about it. Thank goodness our dinner-mates are foodies. They'd been before, they loved it and they were right -- it was really, really good.

I walked in and immediately felt like it was the sister restaurant of Brasserie Beck and there's a reason for it -- the firm that designed Beck also took the plunge with Againn.

So as you can imagine, there's this back-to-basics-with-a-little-flash, sort-of feeling to the place. The space felt expansive, but warm. (Can you tell I liked it?)

Now, the food....

The oysters were divine. The salmon was the best I've had out in my five years in D.C. and the glass of red I had from the Rhone Valley was, well, dangerously delicious!

Grab your girlfriends or your significant other and go. You'll love it.

(Images via Washingtonian)


  1. where is this place?! i'm in LOVE with Brasserie Beck, so i have a feeling i'll love this place too...

  2. Not too far from Brasserie Beck --- Againn is at 10th and New York Ave