Central, which is Michel Richard's "cafe-style" creation in Penn Quarter.1
We have been to Citronelle, Richard's five-star flagship restaurant in Georgetown, and wanted to see the world-renowned chef's take on casual dining. We shared a salmon and ahi tuna carpaccio appetizer, and I ordered a shrimp burger for my main dish.
1Marnie has proposed renaming the area José Andrés Quarter, after the Spanish chef credited for bringing the small-plates concept to America and 50 billion of his restaurants to Penn Quarter. Perhaps Michel Richard wanted to tap some of that market.