Proof is a restaurant near Newseum Residences that has, indeed, proved itself. The Washington Post has awarded three stars to this popular eatery, which also occupies the No. 10 spot in Washingtonian magazine's list of the top area restaurants. So when you visit Proof, it's likely you'll have high expectations!
The menu emphasizes elevated New American fare that is artistically plated before arriving at your table. You might start your meal with tuna tartare or a small Caesar salad, and then if you're looking for something hearty, consider the sauteed lamb chops served with a farro ragout for your main course. If you prefer lighter fare, regulars recommend the scallops served with roasted sunchoke puree and Brussels sprouts.
As you enter the dining room, you'll be struck by its combination of contemporary and rustic elements: exposed brick walls lined with sculptural, geometric booths, and reclaimed wooden tabletops lined with sleek stainless steel salt cellars.
775 G St NW
Washington, DC 20001