Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Hank's Oyster Bar in Old Town Alexandria

I've liked Hank's Oyster Bar in DC for years.  http://www.hanksdc.com/menu.html It has a funky vibe, a great selection of oysters from the East and West Coast, and a variety of other seafood favorites.  It also introduced me to my favorite wine varietal from Spain, Albarino.  We headed to the Old Town Alexandria Hank's to indulge in some raw oysters.  Unlike the bustling 17th Street location, it's easier to get a walk-in table right away. 
 Old Bay Peel and Eat Shrimp $12
Raw Oysters
East Coast:  Tomahawk, Rappahannock, Kumamoto
West Coast:  Dragon Creek, Chef Creek, Quilcene
 Steamed Mussels with white wine and tomato $13
Fried Ispwich Clams with cole slaw and Old Bay fries $25

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