The staff at a restaurant is there to make you feel comfortable, unlike the workers at Shame Barn. Go some place nice with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
$55 for a steak-house meal for two (up to a $112 total value)
- Two salads (up to an $8 value each)
- One appetizer (up to a $12 value)
- Two entrees (up to a $29 value each); some entrees may require extra fees based on fluctuating menu
- Two cocktails (up to a $13 value each)
$99 for steak-house meal for four or more (up to a $224 total value)
- Four salads (up to an $8 value each)
- Two appetizers (up to a $12 value each)
- Four entrees (up to a $29 value each); some entrees may require extra fees based on fluctuating menu
- Four cocktails (up to a $13 value each)
Dishes on the menu include kale salads spangled with pineapple and gouda, cold wagyu carpaccio with grapefruit, and lobster fried quinoa. Crispy-skin salmon is served with apple-sage brown butter. Steaks include the 10-ounce fillet served with herb butter and the chipotle-sauce-painted medallions. Seasonal cocktails complement meals with lychee martinis, cucumber Lost-Tinis made with gin, and white and red sangrias packed with fruit.
Nestled in the U Street Corridor and surrounded by restaurants that serve small plates, the owners of Lost Society prefer to think big with respect to both their eatery’s dishes and ambience. They commissioned Joseph Evans—formerly the executive chef of Smith & Wollensky’s DC location—to bring his expertise in creating a set of steak-centric menus that rely on local produce, dry-aged and certified-Angus beef, and regional seafood. To start, the richness of Wagyu beef carpaccio is cut by grapefruit and pea tendrils, and fried oysters get an upscale twist with a worcestershire beurre blanc and smoked maple hot sauce. Ten-ounce filets and 12-ounce sirloins come topped with herb butter, and blackened catfish is accentuated by a scallion cream sauce.
But the artfully plated dishes comprise only half the appeal that lures Lost Society’s trendy clientele. Design consultants Olvia Demetriou and Melinda Nettelbeck of hapstak demetriou + transformed the restaurant’s two stories into a space that balances modern elements with nods to the Victorian-era underground. The dining room lives on the first level, where studio lighting bounces off brocade banquettes, framed spy mirrors, and wallpaper patterned with the faces of ladies in elegant hats. Diners lounge on the purple and yellow couches lining exposed-brick walls before retreating upstairs to see the chandeliers hanging above the neutral-toned bar and roof deck. To seal in the supper-club experience, they sample signature cocktails—such as a lychee martini or jalapeno margarita—some of which are created by recipes that are more than 100 years old.