Mie N Yu: Oriental splendor in Georgetown


Mie N Yu bills itself as “a feast for all the senses,” but it’s really more of a shock for the senses if you’re setting foot for the first time in this unique new restaurant that evokes the thousand and one tales of the Arabian Nights.

One almost expects to be greeted by Scheherazade, to see Aladdin performing his magic in the kitchen, and to be served by Ali Baba or Sinbad the Sailor. But the maitre ’d’s name is Wanda Frankenberg, Tim Elliott is the executive chef, and our waiter at one lunch last week was a whirling dervish who whirled everywhere but at our table before finally appearing to take our order 30 minutes after we were seated.

KERI RASMUSSEN
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