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Spring Menu at DC Harvest Features Several New Seasonal Dishes

15 May

Cafe Steak at DC Harvest

Earlier this spring as the weather began to warm up, DC Harvest rolled out several new dinner dishes to highlight the flavors of the season.  DC Harvest frequently adds items to its seasonal menu, but the spring menu update features more new items than usual as the only entree that regulars will recognize is the crispy quinoa cakes.  New items include a crispy turkey katsu with black rice and a spicy yuzo avocado sesame pesto, grilled rainbow trout with seasonal vegetables, and a spring edamame and leek pancake with smoked shad (appetizer).  You can view the entire dinner menu here.

Papperdelle with Spring Vegetables at DC Harvest

District Cuisine stopped by recently to explore the new items and experiences.  We started out with the cherry blossom cocktail that has been added to the bar menu for spring.  The cocktail features Leopold Brothers Maraschino liquor, rhubarb bitters, rosewater, and prosecco for a drink that balances sweetness with refreshment perfectly.  If the cocktail stays on the menu as the weather continues to heat up, we will likely be back to cool off on humid days with one of these.  After sharing some of the bacon and asiago “doughnuts” (admittedly a staple from the appetizer section of the menu), we tried the pan roasted cafe steak with peas, sunchokes, onions, and smokey mustard vinaigrette steak sauce.  We were unacquainted with the cut previously, but it was a tender and flavorful piece of steak that was grilled medium rare and paired nicely with the veggies.  While not a traditional steak sauce, the mustard vinaigrette was delicious.  We also tried the papperdelle with a trio of spring vegetables: asparagus, artichokes, and shiitake mushrooms.  The pasta was topped with a ramp pesto and slices of chilis that added a spicy pop to the dish.  The fresh pasta and ramp pesto combined nicely with the spring vegetables to be a true taste of all the season has to offer.

The spring menu at DC Harvest features several great new options.  But, as the restaurant frequently changes its menu, you better hurry in if you want an opportunity to try all of them.

Seats Still Available for DC Harvest New Years Eve Celebration

28 Dec

If you’re still looking for New Years Eve celebration plans, DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) still has reservations available for its seatings throughout the evening.  They will be offering a variety of specials (see below) as well as a champagne toast and a dessert surprise.  Reservations can be made at http://www.exploretock.com/dcharvest

Specials:

Baked Maine Lobster Mac & Cheese / whole wheat tubetti / Vermont cheddar cheese / Maryland goat cheese / chives

Pennsylvania Duck Confit / rye spätzle / caramelized brussel sprout & carrots / bartlett pear-cranberry compote

Kona Kampachi Poke / pink grapefruit / mango / watercress/ chili

Whole Roasted Miatake Mushroom / cauliflower puree / red quinoa & cannellini bean ragout / preserved meyer lemon (Vegetarian & GF)

DC Harvest Serving Columbus Day Brunch

8 Oct

DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be serving a special brunch tomorrow, Columbus Day.  They will feature their usual brunch specials as well as their pumpkin brioche baked french toast with cranberry curd.  More details on the flier above!

DC Harvest Serving 4th of July Brunch

4 Jul

DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be serving 4th of July brunch from 11 am until 2:15 pm with drinks going until 3:45 pm.  More information in the flier above!

DC Harvest Launches Friday Lunch Service Tomorrow

25 May

DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be launching Friday lunch service tomorrow, May 26th, from 11 am until 2:15 pm.  The menu will be very similar to the restaurant’s weekend brunch menu but with a couple of additions including a grilled Chesapeake catfish salad and a fried old bay turkey sandwich.  Reservations can be made either by calling the restaurant or through their website.

Dish of the Week: Smoked Chicken Breast at DC Harvest

2 May

Smoked Chicken Breast at DC Harvest

Dish of the week is an ongoing series from District Cuisine that highlights one of our favorite dishes from a local restaurant.

District Cuisine’s Dish of the Week returns this week with a featured dish on the DC Harvest spring menu: the smoked chicken breast.  The dish features a generous portion of slow smoked chicken  (with a nice crispy skin) plated over sauteed greens and cranberries with a spicy syrup drizzled over it.  The smokey flavor of the chicken could standalone but is enhanced and made even more interesting by the accompaniments.  The dish is finished with a cheddar grit cake on the side.

DC Harvest Offering Several Specials for Valentine’s Day

13 Feb

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DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be offering several specials for couples looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day tomorrow.  In addition to their current menu, there will be two appetizer specials (a Hawaiian kampachi crudo and white stone oysters with a pickled ramp crema), two entree specials (pan roasted veal strip steak with a brandy green peppercorn cream and quinoa encrusted scallops), and a dessert special for two (warm dark chocolate brioche bread pudding with a raspberry puree, salted caramel, and whipped cream).  Reservations are suggested!

DC Harvest Serving Tasting Menu to Ring in New Year

26 Dec

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DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be ringing in the new year with a three course chef’s tasting menu complete with a champagne toast at midnight.  Some of the features of the tasting menu include smoked Arctic Char, crispy duck confit, a wild mushroom napoleon, and a pistachio encrusted lamb sirloin.  Reservations and the complete menu available at DC Harvest’s website here.

H Street Festival Preview: DC Harvest

15 Sep
New Tri Tip Steak and Eggs at DC Harvest

New Tri Tip Steak and Eggs at DC Harvest

DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be serving an expanded brunch menu and then transitioning to their dinner service in the evening during H Street Festival this Saturday.  DC Harvest will serve brunch from 11 am-2:15 pm (reservations recommended) and then will have dinner starting at 5:30 pm.  Their bar will be open the entire day.  The brunch menu will feature DC Harvest’s Grilled Tri Tip steak hash with crispy Yukon Gold potatoes, tarragon, spicy grilled tomatillo pico de gallo and two eggs anyway (pictured above).

Anthology Open House Featuring DC Harvest Food

27 Jul

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Anthology, the new apartment building opening at 625 H Street, NE, will be hosting an open house on Thursday (July 28th) from 5-9 pm featuring free food and wine from the DC Harvest team.  Potential residents can stop by for tours of the new building and to enjoy fare from DC Harvest which is located one block away from the building.  You can check out Anthology’s website here.  District Cuisine recently stopped by DC Harvest to taste their new menu items–view our post here.