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  1. Definitely not worth those kinds of waits. We got a to-go order this past Sunday and my wife picked it up and said it was a crazy mob scene. Didn't quite understand what she meant until seeing the picture above.
  2. Solar Eclipse, August 21 2017

    Everything I'm seeing now says sunny to partly cloudy.
  3. Chicago, IL

    News about former Jackie's chef Diana Davila's (no longer Boldin?) restaurant in Chicago. "Chicago Is the Restaurant City of the Year" by Julia Kramer on bonappetit.com "Mi Tocaya Antojeria" on boneppetit.com
  4. Solar Eclipse, August 21 2017

    Decided on Gatlinburg so they're both an hour away. :-(
  5. Jun 18, 2017 - "Oohhs and Aahhs Still Happening near Walmart!!" on popville.com
  6. Solar Eclipse, August 21 2017

    We're looking at going down to Knoxville/Gatlinburg and I came here to see what dining options might be available.
  7. We have been to Red Apron once. One definite advantage of having a five year old who loves pate is that the restaurants love it and give him extras of everything so we basically were given a two person portion for the price of one. Union Market's just a little too much out of the way for us in most cases, especially if we just want to get a dinner close to home which Urban Butcher fits the bill.
  8. Announced today on their Facebook page that they will be closing July 31. Went there for dinner as this is our son's favorite restaurant, along with Urban Butcher. We're basically right in between the two, but this has always been the more economical of the two with slightly lower prices, and no alcohol served to add to the bill. Going to be missed.
  9. Yakitori

    I think this is what Kushi was trying to be, but was poorly executed.
  10. Reopening under same group ownership as generic do everything BBQ place. http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2017/Barbecue-Restaurant-To-Take-Over-Former-Home-of-AG-Kitchen-in-Silver-Spring/
  11. Just found this while reading another article on the site: Dec 20, 2016 - "Ray's the Steaks' Affiliate Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection Again" by Rebecca Cooper on bizjournals.com
  12. "Mintwood Place Has a New Chef: Citronelle Alum Jordan Lloyd" by Anna Spiegel on washingtonian.com
  13. Sushi near Verizon Center

    I don't think China Chilcano is any more deviant from "pure" sushi than most other sushi places in the US. I had the spicy tuna roll when there for lunch once and I think they have regular nigiri as well. The only places I would say do "pure" sushi in DC are Taro and Ogawa/Sushi Capitol. Haven't been to Makoto in too long to know about them, but they were also very traditional.