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Adour at the St. Regis Washington, D.C.

May 22, 2009

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Adour at the St. Regis Washington, D.C.

By: Jill Newman

May 13, 2009

Located two blocks from the White House, in the newly renovated St. Regis Washington, D.C., Adour (202.509.8000, fast became a favorite among the capital’s power elite when it opened last September. The modern decor—which features sleek furnishings in bold shades of black, silver, brown, and gold—creates an elegant yet lush ambience; but the main draw is wine director Ramon Narvaez, whose singularly insightful suggestions of wines to pair with each course of the restaurant’s French-American contemporary cuisine have earned him a devoted following. In fact, Narvaez works side by side with executive chef Julien Jouhannaud to develop the restaurant’s seasonal à la carte and tasting menus. Read the full story