Old Stone House
Built in 1765, the capital’s oldest surviving building has been a tavern, brothel and boardinghouse (sometimes all at once). Today it's...
C&O Canal Towpath
The shaded hiking-cycling path – part of a larger national historic park – runs alongside a waterway constructed in the mid-1800s to...
Mt Zion United Methodist Church
Founded in 1816, Mt Zion United Methodist Church is DC’s oldest black congregation. Its original site, on 27th St NW, was a stop on the...
Ching Ching Cha
Unum hops on the upscale-casual, modern-American-fare bandwagon with its shareable plates and mains (most of which are available by the...
2813 M St NW · interesting places nearby
La Chaumière information
There are artists and there are craftspeople, and La Chaumière’s kitchen seems to fall into the second category. This isn’t a bad thing; there’s no fooling around with funny envelope-pushing here, just very good, classic French food prepared in an intimate dining room that screams ‘expensive date'.
This is hearty, stick-to-your-ribs stuff straight from the terroir – duck breast, saddle of rabbit, calf brains – things that are long- and slow-braised with love. The central stone fireplace adds to the warmth.