I’m Eddie Cano

Last Updated: 6/28/2020 Current Status: The straightforward, post-industrial dining room is now open to serve down-home Italian.  Outdoor seating is also available.  They do not take reservations, but you can check the waitlist.  They are also doing take-out and delivery, check the website for options. They are also selling olive oil, drinks and bread – […]

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Week in Review -7/12/20

Image: Buster Keaton and Dorothy Sebastian for Spite Marriage, 1929. Photo by Ruth Harriet Louise. If you are looking for canaries in the coal mine of the D.C. dining scene, this week had more than a few dead canaries.  But there were also signs of hope and some things that are strange.  Let’s start with […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Jean-Baptiste-Siméon

Image: Basket of  Wild Strawberries (c. 1760), oil on canvas. Private collection. Today we return to our series working through the history of still life paintings.  During the week this site is a dining guide for Washington, D.C.  On Saturdays we like to focus on a piece of art, usually one that has ties to […]

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Week in Review 7/5/20

Image: Eunice Gayson and Sean Connery, 1962 It was a slow week on the site as we did some internal housecleaning.  There was some news in the D.C. dining world – some of it sad some of it hopeful.  Fireworks season reached peak yesterday.  Cicadas are coming! Sad: Yesterday we re-tweeted a post from DC […]

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Frederick Douglass on the 4th of July

Image: Frederick Douglass, Unidentified Artist, oil on canvas (c. 1844). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution For the last few weeks the words of Frederick Douglass have been floating in and out of our national conversation.  In the District this has been in regard to the statute in Lincoln Park.  On Saturdays, we tend to post […]

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Week in Review – 6/28/20

Image: Parrish Sisters, “Two priests walking down a lane in Amalfi, Italy” (1913) Site News: This week we finished our first pass of revising our dining guide to match the environment restaurants are operating in.  Our dining guide previously allowed sorting by rating, cuisine, and neighborhood.  No we have ditched ratings and added “Status” by […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Dudley

Image: Food after Flood, lithograph Today we restart our posts of art on Saturdays.  We started the series to highlight works of art that intersect with the world of food, often with a celebratory theme.  With the damage done to the dining world in general and D.C. in particular that seemed off-note and only became […]

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Changed Dining World

Image: Stanko Abadžic, “Curiosity” (Prague 2000). Our D.C. Dining Guide’s Plan Going Forward We would like to update you on what we have been doing with this site for the last couple months and our plans going forward.  Covid forced the restaurant industry to take stock and our plucky little site must adapt as well.  […]

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