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1001 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20004, United States

At his restaurant Central, chef Michel Richard creates traditional American fare with a French flair. Located between The White House and The Capitol in Penn Quarter, Central boasts earth-toned hues; light woods, marble and glass surfaces; and unique touches like see-through meat locker and colorfully lit, cut glass enclosed wine cellars. Chef Richard prepares dishes like the chicken and lemon burger and hangar steak au poivre with onion carbonara. The expansive four-page wine list spans the globe and includes both old and new world selections.

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At his restaurant Central, chef Michel Richard creates traditional American fare with a French flair. Located between The White House and The Capitol in Penn Quarter, Central boasts earth-toned hues; light woods, marble and glass surfaces; and unique touches like see-through meat locker and colorfully lit, cut glass enclosed wine cellars. Chef Richard prepares dishes like the chicken and lemon burger and hangar steak au poivre with onion carbonara. The expansive four-page wine list spans the globe and includes both old and new world selections.