Last week, I received an invitation to check out one of DC’s newest restaurants, Mastro’s Steakhouse, for their preview party. If you’re not familiar with Mastro’s, you probably know about other restaurants under Landry’s holdings including Morton’s, McCormick & Schmick’s, Chart House, and Bubba Gump, among others.
We arrived to a red carpet which was a nice touch, but once you stepped inside you were transformed into an elegant space that was not at all reminiscent of the previous tenant (M&S Grill). I was excitedly greeted by 2 hostesses and another 4 servers each eagerly trying to hand me a glass of champagne.
Looking up you will find a vibrant orange Chihuly (or Chihuly-like) sculpture hanging from the ceiling. It was truly breathtaking. A few steps away in one of their many dining rooms, there was an ice sculpture featuring the Mastro’s logo along with all of the oysters, crab legs, and prawns you’d could ever imagine. I was in heaven. Continue reading