Introducing Ceviche Festival, a two-week celebration highlighting one of Peru’s most traditional (and tasty) dishes. Starting today, we will be adding six new ceviches to our dinner menu for this time only, allowing you to expand your repertoire and experience a wide variety of fresh fish, crisp ingredients and most importantly, leche de tigre, a citrus-based marinade that cures the seafood and packs a bright citrus punch.
Chef José Andrés & Friends Present Dine-N-Dash
30 Restaurants, 1 Night
June 7 | 6-10 PM
Dine-N-Dash is back! Join China Chilcano, Jaleo, Oyamel and Zaytinya in addition to other Penn Quarter and 14th Street restaurants for a night filled with food, drinks, music and more. All ticket proceeds benefit José’s non-profit, World Central Kitchen. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit dinendash.info
General admission: $125
VIP Tickets, including exclusive after-party with José, Andrew Zimmerman and Ted Allen: $400
You can now visit four of José’s Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants in one evening! Our Tour de José is an exclusive, unforgettable dining experience, available Sunday-Thursday on a limited basis for parties of up to six. The evening features a dining tour of Penn Quarter’s Zaytinya, Jaleo, Oyamel and China Chilcano with a special menu of 3-5 small plates and a paired round of beverages at each restaurant, for $195 per person, inclusive of tax and tip. Book yours today!
Enjoy our featured dim sum menu every Tuesday, highlighting a diverse array of our savory Chifa bites in addition to $5 pisco sours and specially-priced wines by the glass.
Why limit yourself to one dish when you can try them all?
China Chicano is chef-and-restaurateur José André’s ambitious take on Peruvian, Chinese and Japanese fusion fare.
Put a little pisco in your post-work routine and join us everyday from 4-6 PM for Pisco Hour. Our entire bar area will have an exclusive menu featuring specially-priced Peruvian libations and savory bites, including $5 Chilcanos and Pisco Sour cocktails as well as $3 Chicken Skewers and $6 Pork Buns.
Stop by today!
We know you have a lot to do, so we’re making enjoying a delicious lunch that much easier. And quicker! Join us Monday through Friday for our Menu al Paso, and we’ll get you out the door within an hour.
For $20, choose three dishes from a delicious assortment of options. Mix it up with our Chicken Siu Mai dumplings bursting with flavor and paired with a black vinegar dipping sauce, Quinoa Salad chock-full of Peruvian vegetables, or our twist on a Spicy Tuna Roll with fresh cucumber, avocado and cilantro. And don’t forget something sweet, like the Suspiro Limeña, Peru’s most iconic dessert featuring sweet and smooth condensed milk custard with soft and crunchy meringue and passion fruit.
Our full lunch menu and beverage offerings are available as well, so you can select a lunch experience that fits any schedule.
Monday – Friday, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
We know you’re daydreaming about your weekend plans. So we’ve made it easy for you with our new brunch menu, now available Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Not your typical brunch, our offerings include Picante de Huevos, poached eggs with Peruvian red pepper, pork belly, potato, tomato and red onion served with toast to enjoy every last drop, and for something sweet, our Quinoa pancakes with sweet potato filling, algarrobina-pecan butter and spiced maple syrup drizzled on top. View the full menu here.
And since Brunch is the most fun meal of the day, we’re featuring a selection of festive cocktails to complement your meal. Grab a group and order our signature Chilcano by the tarafe, or go it on your own with the Jade Garden, featuring pisco, cucumber-cilantro, lemon and vanilla to give you a refreshing zing to start the day.
We hope to see you this weekend! Make your reservation today!
Back in D.C., chef Andrés has received many accolades for China Chilcano, where he opted to concentrate on three of the major influencers in Peruvian cuisine: Chinese (chifa), Japanese (nikkei) and traditional (criollo).
The restaurant touts one of the country’s largest pisco selections, with about 30 varieties, along with more than a dozen house-made macerados — pisco infused with fresh fruits and herbs, and ubiquitous in Peruvian households and restaurants.
Expect Peruvian, Japanese, and Chinese flavors mashed up with American staples to create a menu that technically includes eggs and pancakes, interpreted as only Andrés can.
The Bitches say: A+ This specially-designed brunch menu was thoughtful and curated Pervuian and Japanese cuisine into delicious flavors for every taste.
If you’re tired of the same old, same old, get to China Chilcano and chase away your hangover in style in one of the more interesting dining rooms in D.C.
The latest restaurant from José Andrés serves a variety of Peruvian-Asian small plates for Restaurant Week—we’d go for classic ceviche, chicken siu mai, and fried rice with 20 seasonal vegetables.
Move over, vodka. There’s a new neutral spirit taking over the cocktail shaker at your neighborhood bar. It’s pisco, and the brandy native to Peru and Chile is experiencing a renaissance in the U.S.
José Andrés has taken the Mexican drink and gave it a Peruvian twist at his newest restaurant. The chef uses quinoa, almond milk and cinnamon to make his version.
Sánguche de Chanco Nipón; these deep-fried buns, paved with slices of custardy sweet potato, layered with hunks of pork belly and coins of pickled daikon, are just as eye-catching and palate pleasing.
China Chilcanos Tam Tam Noodles featured as one of the best tasting dishes in 2015 so far
China Chilcano is a truly unique restaurant in Washington D.C. that fuses three cultures: Japanese, Chinese and Peruvian, into one unique and welcoming location in which to dine.
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