Week in Review – 8/7/2022

Image: Gene Tierney and Jeanne Crain, On set of Leave Her to Heaven (1945). This week is packed with dining world news. For our website we check in on a couple of favorites with totally different approaches to the menu – except it is clear they both value great cooking. Read to to the end […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Anita

Image: Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Tomato Pickers (1975) This week’s art post about food comes from Filipina artist Anita Magsaysay-Ho and continues the theme of the path food takes before it gets to our kitchen. Magsaysay-Ho was born in 1914. As a young woman she studied at the University of the Philippines before leaving to study and […]

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Week in Review – 7/31/22

Image: Herbert List, Goldfish bowl in Santorini, Greece (1937). This week, D.C. restaurant world celebrated itself, some adjustments as a new spot doesn’t chase sunk costs, and D.C. is about to get the suburb’s best offerings. All that as the world gets warmer and food continues to be a Rorschach for cross-cultural discourse. All that […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow

Image: Winslow Homer, Oranges on a Branch (1885). For the Saturday art post about food, we pick up on the theme of food sources with an unexpected painting. Winslow Homer is known for his scenes of Maine and cooler weather. But the painting above is from a trip the Bahamas of an orange tree full […]

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Week in Review – 7/24/2022

Image: Robert Capa, Tour de France (1939). The heat slowed everything down this week. Including us. But we still have some news to share, so please read on! Updates to the D.C. Recommended Restaurant List Page Added: Lucky Buns – The expanding mini-chain of stacks of meat and cheese remains a treat. Point of Personal […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Claes

Image: Oldenburg and van Bussen, Shuttlecock/Blueberry Pies I & II (1999). We like to focus on art that takes food as its subject for our Saturday posts. Today, we take note of a passing of an artist who worked on a monumental scale, often with food as his subject. Claes Oldenburg died this past week […]

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Lucky Buns

Image: OG Last Updated: July 2022 Current Status: Original location open for sit-down service.  Delivery and Take-out available through apps. Overview: Lucky Buns starts with fundamentals and a narrow focus.  The menu is essentially limited to burgers and fried chicken sandwiches made well employing good ingredients.  From that foundational point it then gets a little […]

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Week in Review – 7/17/2022

Image: Edouard Boubat, Waiting for a date at the Café Vache Noir (Paris, 1957). Dear Gentle Reader, it is time for our weekly roundup of news from the dining world of D.C. and further afield, including updates to our D.C. dining guide. This week continued to show the conflicting nature of the emerging economy, where […]

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