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Washington DC: The Partisan

When you eat lunch at a restaurant that is attached to a butcher shop, what do you order? Not the veggie burger, that's for sure. The Partisan offers sandwiches but it also has three lunch roasts: pork, chicken, and beef. I went with pork.

The pork was very rich with a good complement of fat, reminiscent of bacon, although this was a different cut, I believe. The pork was extremely succulent. It was accompanied by a kraut-style dish, which was good, and a basil/garlic/oil combination that was great. The bread had the form of an English muffin but had a denser texture; the light toasting that it received gave it a great nutty taste at the edges. This was, in sum, a superb lunch.

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