I got the chance to visit Lupo Verde Osteria for brunch a few months ago, and the first word that came to mind when I opened the door was adorable!
I love the thought that went into this dessert. It includes a very light, cool vanilla bean soup with torched Italian meringue, slowly toasted almond slices, caramel slivers and edible gold leaf.
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Lupo Verde’s brunch menu has hearty egg dishes with an Italian flair, like uova in camicia (poached eggs in San Marzano tomato sauce with grilled bread) and parmigiana di patate (scamorza cheese, salame toscano, besciamella sauce, prosciutto cotto, and poached eggs). They also offer numerous creamy pastas that can totally pass as breakfast food, right?
On the restaurant menus of the last decade, charcuterie and cheese boards have become nearly as ubiquitous as beet salad and butternut-squash soup. But how many places have whole rooms devoted to the stuff? Here, a glassed-in nook puts forth lavish spreads of Italian imports and house-cured prosciutto, and also does take-home orders of meats and cheese.
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An entire room devoted to Italian charcuterie and cheeses is one of the many draws at this charming 14th Street newcomer. Drop by the warmly lit bar for a board of salumi e formaggi and excellent cocktails made with Italian liqueurs, or head upstairs to the brick-walled dining room for craveable cacio e pepe pasta.
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Neighborhood: 14th Street/U Street
The restaurant in question was Lupo Verde, the newest addition to the now blossoming 14th Street stretch. I was predisposed to dislike the place: the first time an Open Table miscommunication meant I had to move a six-person brunch last minute. Still, I owed Official Friend of DCWD HR Intern some catch up time and with the middle ground falling squarely at 14th and U, Lupo Verde seemed like a decent enough stop. The second strike was the restaurant's strict enforcement of a 5pm open time. Which isn't a complaint - this of course is their prerogative and the rules of the game - just an explanation of my mood having stood outside for ...