Week in Review – 9/19/2021

Image: Saul Leiter, Untitled, Market Place (1960’s). Activity on our site picked up with three new additions to our dining guide.  In national news, there were several step-back pieces looking at the state of the industry.  All that and a couple items of local news.  So keep reading! Updates to the Recommended Restaurant List Added: […]

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Week in Review – 9/12/2021

Image: Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933 – 2021). This week on our site we added only one new place to our dining guide, and there is much news in the D.C. dining world.  But first we must note a passing.  Soon after we started this site up we started using old pictures, mostly black and white and […]

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Week in Review – 9/5/2021

Image: Marvin Koner, Miles Davis in front of Cafe Bohemia, New York City (1956) This week we focused relentlessly on promoting our visitor’s guide to Santa Barbara wine country with limited success.  As a result, there are no updates to the recommended restaurant list for D.C.  We will get back to D.C. food this coming […]

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Week in Review – 8/29/2021

Image: Tore Johnson, Paris (1949). Welcome to the weekly recap of activity on our site and a news round-up of the dining world.  The least favorite month in D.C. is almost over, and we look forward to a better autumn.  So let’s start with updates to our dining guide that you can use to plot […]

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Week in Review – 8/22/2021

Image: Branson Decou, Breakfast in Paris (1945) It is the sleepy days of August, interspersed with some torrential downpours.  This is generally our least favorite time of year.  But this year, despite everything, it doesn’t seem as grating.  Maybe getting to travel helped.  For those faithful few readers who stuck around, here is our weekly […]

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Week in Review – 8/15/2021

Image: Suzy Parker in a fashion photo by Georges Dambier (Paris, 1955). Via We Had Faces Then. We are back from the summer pause, and to those that enjoy strange quotes on top of old pictures we are here for you.  For those of you looking for insights into the D.C. dining scene and recommendations […]

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Week in Review – 7/25/2021

Image: Jean Gabin and Alain Delon Since the nearly full reopening of restaurants a couple months ago, we have made headway in scouting out new places and checking in on a few favorites.  We remain cautiously optimistic that the vast majority of places that have made it this far will manage to keep going, but […]

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Week in Review – 7/18/21

Image: Francesc Català-Roca, “Churrera on the street in Toledo.” (1953). This week there were several positive signs that the restaurant world is finding its footing, but there were also signs that long-standing problems still need to be addressed.  Which means that it is now time for our weekly round-up of activity on this site and […]

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