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Robert Wiedmaier Chef/Owner, Marcel’s 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20037 202.296.1166 | marcelsdc.com Specialty Dish Open nightly for dinner. The spirit of the menu is classical French cooking with a Flemish-Flair. The signature dish: Chef’s Boudin Blanc with Celery Root Purée, Truffle Red Wine Essence. Marcel’s, where the labor-intensive, classic cuisine demands a very high chef-to-dinner-guest ratio, reflects Wiedmaier’s European heritage. Marcel’s dining room is an elegant charming space that consistently wins top awards and ratings for fine dining in Washington; it is named for his first-born son and is listed as the top restaurant for food in the prestigious Zagat ’s 2011 Washington, DC/Baltimore Restaurant Survey. Marcel’s is available for private buyouts of 125 persons seated/200 standing reception, and the Palladin Room is available for groups of 55 persons. Kirk Wiles Proprietor, Paradise Springs Winery 13219 Yates Ford Road, Clifton, VA 20124 703.830.9463 | paradisespringswinery.com Specialty Dish Chardonnay—Winner of the Virginia Governor’s Cup for the best white wine in the state Located in the quaint town of Clifton, Va., Paradise Springs is the closest winery to Washington, DC, and the first in Fairfax County. Serving as “The Gateway to Virginia Wine Country,” Paradise Springs produces some of the finest wines throughout the commonwealth. Tastings, tours, wine dinners, private events and much more can be found at this intimate, family-run, destination winery only 30 minutes outside the city. Wiles’ passion for wine has led him to become the youngest winery owner in the state of Virginia.