By TERRA WALTERS
It seemed the planets would never align. We had tried to schedule a visit to Lewnes Steakhouse for months, and had encountered obstacle after obstacle - dental emergency, unexpected travels, illness and multiple weather delays.
At one point, when our mutual frustration was at a peak, I told the northern Virginia-based friends, “Don’t worry, Lewnes has been there for about a hundred years (though a mere 20 in its current incarnation). It isn’t going anywhere.”
When we finally arrived? Instead of falling to our knees and kissing the floor, we settled into a comfortable booth and ordered wine (a 2011 Bouchard Aine & Fils Pouilly-Fuisse for $55). When someone waits as long as these friends did to go to Lewnes, they deserve to drink the preferred white wine irrespective of the red wine, red meat rule.
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