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Tom Sietsema: Mike Isabella’s newest restaurant, Arroz, shines the brightest

3 stars | With a focus on North Africa and Spain, the restaurant in the Marriott Marquis is the empire-builder’s best so far

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Mola adds a fresh splash of Spain to Mount Pleasant

FIRST BITE | The owners of Woodbridge’s Nido have found a promising niche in Northwest Washington.

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Gus’s Fried Chicken is ‘world famous’ for a reason

$20 Diner | The chain makes its Washington-region debut in Greenbelt with hot, spicy and delicious birds.

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At Nasime, an intimate dining room delivers big personality

2.5 stars | A Japanese charmer alights with a modest staff of two in Old Town Alexandria.

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    Tom Sietsema: Mike Isabella’s newest restaurant, Arroz, shines the brightest

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    Mola adds a fresh splash of Spain to Mount Pleasant

  • Gus_s-5

    Gus’s Fried Chicken is ‘world famous’ for a reason

  • TWPMNasimeMay292017_7509764

    At Nasime, an intimate dining room delivers big personality

How to add wine to your cocktails, in 6 recipes

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

Go beyond sangria with one of these Recipe Finder ideas.

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Find All Restaurant Openings From Summer 2017 Here

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Source: Eater DC

Tracking summer restaurant openings across the DMV | June 22, 2017

NAVY YARD—Fast-casual Mediterranean eatery Roti opens near Nationals Park. The decade-old, Chicago-based chain operates nearly a dozen locations in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Status: Certified open. 1251 First Street SE; website.

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8 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Gov’t Taco is traveling from Baton Rouge to DC for a two-day pop-up at Alfie’s on Thursday and Friday from 5 to 10 PM. Food Network personality and Cajun cooking rockstar Jay Ducote and Alfie’s chef/owner Alex McCoy are joining forces for this event, with eats from Gov’t Taco and cocktails from Alfie’s. Food and drink are priced individually. Love booze and barbecue? […]

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Announcing: Heineken AfterWork Pool Party

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Ice cold beers by the pool

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#Pizzagate Gunman Sentenced to Four Years In Prison

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Source: Eater DC

Edgar Maddison Welch attacked a D.C. restaurant last December | Edgar Maddison Welch, the North Carolina man who paralyzed part of the District by entering neighborhood restaurant Comet Ping Pong with a semi-automatic rifle to investigate a bogus alt-right conspiracy theory, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, June 22. The Huffington Post reports that the punishment is just six months shy of what federal prosecutors had requested. Welch pleaded guilty in March in connection with the December 2016 attack, apologizing for “endangering the safety of any and all bystanders who were present that day.” Prosecutors argued …

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Bars Behind Refrigerator Doors Are So Hot Right Now

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Source: Eater DC

Two secretive spots debuted in D.C. this month | Two new and wildly different bars in D.C. share the same kind of inconspicuous entrance: a refrigerator door. Eater examines this latest phenomenon.

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Why it’s so hard to figure out when bottled and canned beer is fresh

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

Beer lovers increasingly favor ultra-fresh beer, but confusing labels don’t make it easy to find.

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10 things to do in the D.C. area the weekend of June 23-25

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Friday, June 23 ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’ at Grace Episcopal Church: The Shakespeare Theatre brought its Free For All indoors in 2009, so the best Bard you’ll find under the stars is in Georgetown, where the Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade troupe is celebrating five years of performances on the lawn of Grace […]

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Nervous about preserving? Take the salmon cure (please).

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

ONE PAN | This easy, gravlax-type treatment goes with Greek-inspired flavors.

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DC Best Weekend Bets

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Ice Cream and Witches. Welcome to your first Summer weekend!

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The Best BBQs, Pool Parties, and Rooftop Fireworks for July 4th In DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Planning to celebrate Independence Day in our nation’s capital? These bars, restaurants, and hotels in the DC-area are celebrating July 4th with barbecues, pool parties, crab feasts, and more. Events are on Tuesday, July 4th unless otherwise noted. Rooftop BBQ at Rosewood 1050 31st St., NW Skip the Georgetown crowds and watch the fireworks high […]

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How ice cream went from elitist indulgence to America’s favorite frozen treat

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

The Founding Fathers loved it, but it didn’t become ubiquitous until technology caught up.

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Too intimidated to talk about wine? Here’s how to order one you’ll actually enjoy.

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

I was having dinner at the bar of a high-end Italian restaurant in Washington when the bartender handed me a hefty wine list. Feeling overwhelmed, I asked him to choose something for me. “I like bold reds,” I told him. “Pour me two glasses of wine at $25 apiece without informing me of the exorbitant […]

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These rice salads are perfecet for a potluck or summer dinner

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

Eight Recipe Finder picks that are all gluten-free and ideal for the season.

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Ellie Krieger perfects the zucchini noodle salad

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

NOURISH | The spiralized vegetable gets just the right touch for summer.

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