Something about eating wild game during the darkest days of fall in winter just feels nourishing. In these seasons, restaurants across the city turn to hearty cuts of meat — the conquests of a cold morning hunt — as centerpieces of seasonal dishes.
Game traditionally refers to wild meat like venison, boar and pheasant. Don’t worry, that restaurant deer meat is sourced from a farm, not Rock Creek Park. Here in Washingotn, game can be found everywhere from the Michelin-starred tasting menus at Fiola, Kinship and Plume to the rustic tables of Stable. There’s even an elk in burger in town. Wild proteins are often served with other seasonal ingredients like cabbage, root vegetables, nuts, and berries.
Here are a dozen restaurants around the city featuring game dishes on their menus. Many of the dishes featured below are specials and limited, so strike when the craving hits.Read More