The Ritz-Carlton's Entyse Wine Bar & Lounge in Tyson's Corner.
Entyse's roasted cauliflower.
Entyse's vegetarian sliders with chipotle aioli and quail egg.
Ocean Prime's seafood tower.
Don Ciccio & Figli's spirits collection.
Don Ciccio & Figli's factory offers tours on Saturdays.
Francesco Amodeo, founder of Don Ciccio & Figli. © Rey Lopez
Entyse's vegetarian sliders with chipotle aioli and quail egg.
Ocean Prime's seafood tower.
Don Ciccio & Figli's spirits collection.
Don Ciccio & Figli's factory offers tours on Saturdays.
Francesco Amodeo, founder of Don Ciccio & Figli. © Rey Lopez

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WINE & DINE  Fresh from a multi-million-dollar upgrade of its accommodations, The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner has also updated the menu at its Entyse Wine Bar & Loungewith small plates and entrées that complement its global collection of wines. Guests can sample selections from charcuterie and cheeses to roasted cauliflower and housemade vegetarian sliders with chipotle aioli and quail egg. 1700 Tysons Boulevard; 703-506-4300. ritzcarlton.com

FRESH CATCH  Ocean Prime, newly opened a few blocks from the White House, serves fresh seafood, steaks and cocktails in a contemporary space designed by Chicago architect Mark Knauer. Under executive chef Jason Shelley, the menu features an array of surf-and-turf entrées
and sushi, as well as customizable seafood towers (below). 1341 G Street, NW; 202-393-0313. ocean-prime.com

OUT OF ITALY  Francesco Amodeo’s family has been making spirits on and off since his great-grandfather set up shop on the Amalfi Coast in 1883. Carrying on the tradition in DC, Amodeo launched Don Ciccio & Figli in 2012. His infused spirits include classic amaro and limoncello; unique digestifs range from black licorice to prickly pear. The factory offers tours on Saturdays. donciccioefigli.com