Accolades

  • Nominee for Best New Restaurant
    Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington
  • Great Bars
    Washingtonian
  • Hottest Bar Scene nominee
    Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington

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Chef Antonio Burrell reviews  at post.venue.name
"Thank you, @foodgps for recently joining us here at Driftwood Kitchen. "Yes, Driftwood Kitchen’s setting is great. An airy dining room and umbrella-shaded patio with retractable roof overlook a small beach. Double bonus: they have a full bar and some great California seafood. I was particularly enamored with their mussels, and even better, a Grilled Swordfish entree. This firm white fish is generally described as “meaty,” but Chef Rainer Schwarz knows not to cook this substantial filet like a steak. Snow-white flesh is juicy at the center, sports a nice sear, and joins sunchokes (earthy puree and crispy chips), tender roasted baby artichokes, and Spanish almonds. Crunchy strips of yellow bell pepper and microgreens completed Schwarz’s beautiful preparation, which no doubt changes with seasons." 📷: @foodgps #driftwoodkitchen"
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Chef Antonio Burrell reviews  at post.venue.name
"A can't miss dish here at Driftwood is our Carlsbad Mussels in caramelized fennel & heirloom tomato broth with Portuguese linguica sausage + garlic bread. 📷: @foodgps #driftwoodkitchen #visitlagunabeach"
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