We asked our faculty and authors to share with us some of their favorite things about living in our nation’s capital. Their responses are posted in “Faculty Favorites”
Ron Faucheux (bio), former Chief of Staff for Senator Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana), shares his favorites.
Five most interesting places to visit
- The Tidal Basin during the cherry blossoms. map, Virtual tour of the Tidal Basin during cherry blossom time. WaPo Tidal Basin Paddle Boats
- Jefferson Memorial at night. web site, map
- Lincoln Memorial anytime. web site, map (monuments map in pdf)
- Georgetown on a Saturday afternoon. Georgetown BID, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. – from Wikipedia
- The Senate in session during an important debate. web site, map
Five favorite restaurants
- The Old Ebbitt Grill for a typical Washington experience. web site, 675 15th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-347-4801 [Yelp | openlist]
- L’Auberge Chez Francois for country French in the country (Great Falls). web site, 332 Springvale Road, Great Falls, VA [Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide | Yelp]
- Acadiana for excellent Louisiana cuisine. web site, 901 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-393-1510 [Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide | Yelp]
- Citronelle for the whole shebang. web site, 3000 M Street NW, Washington, DC, in the Latham Hotel, 202-625-2150 [Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide | Yelp]
- 1789 for a classic old Georgetown experience. web site, 1226 36th Street NW, Washington, DC, near Prospect Street, 202-965-1789 [Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide | Yelp]
For more, also see our Visiting Washington DC pages
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