Restaurant Review: Thompson Italian
Katherine and Gabe Thompson have created the kind of restaurant every neighborhood craves.
124 N. Washington St., Falls Church
Dinner: Sunday through Thursday, 5 to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m.
Abundant parking in the adjacent parking lot
Starters: $12 to $16
Pasta: $15 to $21
Fish and Meat: $25 to $29
Dessert: $6 to $11
WHAT TO DRINK
Chef-owners Gabe and Katherine Thompson oversee Thompson Italian’s libations list with the same eye to detail as their food menu.
Bartender Hector Haran has put together a fi ne seasonal cocktail menu that might feature a cucumber-infused gin and tonic in warm weather, and a cranberry-rosemary number with vodka and prosecco in the fall.
General manager Kristen Carson (“KC”) Hamilton spearheads a brief but satisfying list of predominantly Italian wines (six white, four sparkling, three rosé, seven red) available by the glass and bottle, including tasty vintages such as a Sardinian Sella & Mosca “Terre Rare” ($12/$42) and Calabrian Scala Ciro Bianco ($13/$45).