BlackSalt, which is on the Washingtonian‘s “100 Very Best” list, was my second Winter Restaurant Week stop. You enter the restaurant through a small market stocked with wonderful fresh fish. The dining area is rather small, and, since BlackSalt is v popular, the noise level can get a bit high. Minimalist decor, and an exposed kitchen.
BlackSalt is in the Palisades neighborhood of Washington, at 4883 MacArthur Boulevard.
A few years ago, I made a resolution not to order calamari as an appetizer, for the simple reason that I was always ordering calamari as an appetizer. Another resolution down the drain. This was good.
Provencal Seafood Stew – Market Catch, Gulf Shrimp, Blue Shell Mussels, and Saffron
Key Lime Pie with Blueberry Compote and Whipped Cream
This wins the “Best Dessert Award” by a mile!