If you are tired of the above and are looking to try some of DC’s more expensive options take advantage of Restaurant Week. From Destination DC:
“Join us this January when nearly 180 of metropolitan Washington, DC’s finest restaurants offer awe-inspiring, multi-course meals prepared especially for this gourmet event.
Destination DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington are proud to present the 16th Washington, DC Restaurant Week from January 11-17, 2010.
Lunch: $20.10 for a three-course fixed-price meal
Dinner: $35.10 for a three-course fixed-price meal”
You can make reservations at Open Table here.