According to The Food Network, Our Chef Demetrio’s dish was “a total touchdown.”


This October, LINCOLN’s own Chef Demetrio Zavala became DC’s hometown hero when he competed in The Food Network’s new “Chopped” tournament. Several chefs competed to earn a spot in the finale, and one champion – our very own Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala – was awarded the opportunity to cook head-to-head against Bobby Flay. The Washington Post reported back in June …


Zoofari: May 19, 2016


Our LINCOLN/Teddy team is a proud partner of the National Zoo’s annual fundraiser, ZooFari. Our team is proud to once again participate in ZooFari 2016, called D.C.’s “foodie event of the year,” featuring more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, celebrity chefs (including LINCOLN’s very own Chef Zavala), fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and …


Giving Back: DC Career Day


LINCOLN was honored to participate in a local career day in Washington DC, where Chef Zavala had the opportunity to cook with our next generation of up-and-coming chefs, a group of 8th graders! Young people, thanks for your interest in what we do – it’s your interest and passion that keeps things fresh!

Here’s to Four More Years! Our Anniversary Party Featured in REVAMP, K Street Mag


On Monday night here at LINCOLN Restaurant in Washington, DC, we hosted a celebration of all the hard work that goes into making a restaurant, and to thank our entire team for a job well done. REVAMP & K Street Magazine covered our fourth anniversary party with articles including several stunning pictures of the event and our …


Locavores, Rejoice: Our Summer Menus are Here


Ah, it’s summer in Washington, DC and our delectable, seasonal small plates summer menus are here! We’ve sourced fresh ingredients directly from area growers, farmers and artisans to create a mouth-watering menu that locavores will love!* Whether you’ll be taking visiting friends and family to the monuments, chilling out at local pools, heading to summer festivals, …


All-New Chef’s Specials Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day: Coming May 11


When planning your Washington DC Mother’s Day, consider what Jessica Dunker, President and CEO of the Iowa Restaurant Association says: “Moms love restaurants. Not only do restaurants provide a much-deserved reprieve from cooking at home, they also provide a celebratory atmosphere.” We agree! This just in: All-New Chef’s Specials for Mother’s Day! Roasted North Carolina Trout (shown …


Choose Your Own Adventure, Small-Plates Style


The CityPaper recently published an article about the small plates trend in DC, and how local restaurants have created a menu lexicon all their own. (Read the full article here.) According to CityPaper, gone are the days of a traditional three or four-course menu format containing “soups,” “appetizers,” “entrees,” and “desserts.” LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & …


“The Hill” Covers Colin Powell’s Lunch at LINCOLN

colin-powell’s “In the Know” gossip blog reported on former secretary of State and retired U.S. Army four-star General Colin Powell’s lunch at LINCOLN. Read the full details (including what he ordered) here. Some other LINCOLN patrons who have received press for private events, fundraisers, cocktails or private dinners held at LINCOLN include : Tagg Romney Martin O’Malley Barack Obama …


Register Now for our BBQ Cooking Class

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After our successful 4th of July BBQ, we have decided to share our little secret by expanding your culinary horizons with BBQ Cooking Classes at LINCOLN Restaurant this summer! On Saturday August 10 from 12:30pm until 3:30pm, Presidential Restaurant Group’s Corporate Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala will host a hands-on BBQ class! Expert Mixologist John Hogan will provide a cocktail demonstration during …


Register Now: Spring Dinner Party Cooking Class


Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala Hosts Cooking Classes at LINCOLN Restaurant! Expand your culinary horizons and meet new people with cooking classes at Lincoln Restaurant! Classes hosted by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala are hands-on, and participants learn unique recipes, as well as tips and techniques that will be useful for those who have never cooked, or those …