Week in Review – 10/2/2022

Image: Jean Cocteau at the Cannes Film Festival (1959). It was thankfully a relatively slow week when it comes to D.C. restaurants, with no notable closures, and we did not add any places to our recommended list, though we did revisit an old friend. There were a couple interesting think pieces about food and society […]

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Week in Review – 9/25/2022

Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-81). D.C. restaurants racked up some out-of-town praise this week. A couple places in our dining guide announced plans that seem to be looking to a brighter future. It is nice to do a weekly roundup of dining news and have it be mostly positive. Though there […]

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Week in Review – 9/18/2022

Image: Inge Morath, Rue Visconti, Paris (1954). This week has little breaking news in the dining world, but a lot of stand-back pieces to make you think. For our D.C. dining guide we added a spot, revisited a spot, and note changes at a couple other spots. So shall we get on with it? Let’s… […]

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Week in Review – 9/4 & 11/2022

Image: Terence Le Goubin, Paris (1950). If The New Yorker can do double issues then so can we! We have a ton of good stuff to make up for missing an update last weekend. So shall we get on with it?! Let’s… Updates to the D.C. Recommended Restaurant List Added: Tigerella – The Ellē team […]

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Week in Review – 8/28/2022

Image: Robert Doisneau, The Tooth (Paris, 1956). We added a new pizza spot to our recommended list, but there were less happy stories to be told in the D.C. dining scene this week. How those stories end is not clear. Also in the update, climate change is doing some big damage, labor issues in California […]

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Week in Review – 8/21/2022

Image: A bicycle messenger on his way (Stockholm, 1946). Dear Gentle Reader, there is a ton of news this week in the dining world. Some of it major, but much of it indicative of major trends. Some of it showing signs of things we thought we had put behind us. But we start with updates […]

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Week in Review – 8/14/2022

Image: It seemed appropriate to re-use this one. Boris-Karloff at The Dakota. To begin this week in review of the dining world in D.C and beyond, we start with the obvious: this was a brutal week. Several restaurants and purveyors announced closures either permanent or short-term. But there were some bright spots. So shall we […]

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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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