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8 Presidents' Day Recipes Based on Famed Hated Foods of the Commanders-in-Chief

Being Commander-in-Chief comes with certain privileges, chief among them, having a staff available to supply you with as much of your favorite foods as you want. Alternately, and perhaps a bigger privilege...

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Stop Picking on Washington

by Jim Leff 19 years ago

I've posted a long missive defending Washington D.C.'s chow-worthiness on the Baltimore/DC message board. Take a look, and please take the DC portion of the discussion over there (everyone else, pl...

What's good between DC and Crisfield, Maryland?

by Sirina 19 years ago

I am driving from DC to Crisfield, MD this weekend, and staying overnight in Crisfield (on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay). Any food recommendations along the way?

Report from the Hitching Post

by John 19 years ago

Headed over to the Hitching Post recently, jonesing for crab cakes -- which were sold out by 2030, but no worry, and . . . fantabulistic! For the uninitated, the Post is a brightly lit but little ...

craving crabs!

by dw 19 years ago

i've been in maryland for a month now, and i just realized i still haven't had any of the famed crab in this area! is anyone willing to give me a primer on the different types of crab available...

"The Man Who Ate Everything" -- great book

by Sirina 19 years ago

Yes, I am getting addicted to this site. I noticed a book recommendation list, so I am adding my vote for The Man Who Ate Everything, by Jeffrey Steingarten. He is the food critic for, yes, Vogue...


by vsvillage 19 years ago

Does anyone have any word on TenPenh on Tenth and Pennsylvania?

Les Halles

by Sirina 19 years ago

In a message in the "dinner downtown" chain, someone asked about the DC Les Halles. My husband and I have been there several times, but swore it off three or four years ago. The problem was no...

Chowhounds Get Together at Full Kee

by Jim Zurer 19 years ago

Gary Cheong and his friend Karen--visiting Chowhounds from NYC-- joined my wife Diana and me for lunch at Full Kee on Sunday. We lucked out and they had soft-shells that day....they were fabulous...

Clams at Full Kee -- Alert

by Jim Zurer 19 years ago

Clams in black bean sauce are one of my favorite dishes at Full Kee and I have been disappointed in them on my last two visits. The clams, while large and juicy, have suffered from an off-taste--n...

dinner downtown?

by SarahG 19 years ago

I will be visiting DC with a friend in the next couple of weeks and will be staying downtown (PA Ave. Marriott, I think). We would like to have one really fine dinner out but don't want to do a lo...

Breakfast in D.C. or Northern Virginia

by A.J. VAUGHN 20 years ago

Looking for some great breakfast places--not fancy, not brunch, some place with great home cooked breakfast and preferably some personality too. Any suggestions?

Ethiopian Food in DC

by Jim Zurer 22 years ago

Jim L. asked me to post something about the level of quality of the Ethiopian restaurants in the Adams-Morgan section of Washington DC. I am chagrined to say that in my first "assignment" I mus...

Steakhouses in Washington - help me pick one! (more)

by Eli 19 years ago

I'm part of a group of 7 old college buddies (we all went to Johns Hopkins, in Baltimore, in the mid-'90s) who meet annually for a ritual we call Mens' Night. We're scattered - I'm in England, som...

good eats in Smithsonian / Capitol area

by Alicia 19 years ago

My family is attending a conference in DC in August and we'll be wandering around the usual tourist areas. Where can we eat that is walking distance, but not the usual museum cafeteria food?

Milton Inn, Sparks, MD

by greg 19 years ago

Anyone been to this place, which is about ten miles north of the B-More beltway? It gets consistently good reviews in the B-More media. I'm taking some folks there early next month. Thanks. Greg

nigerian food

by dw 19 years ago

any recommendations for nigerian food (or failing that, ghanian food) in the d.c. area?

Indonesian in DC

by Dave Sit 20 years ago

Does anyone know of a good Indonesian restaurant in the DC area?

Thai Roma in DC

by Jim Leff 20 years ago

I just heard about a restaurant on Pennsylvania Ave in DC called Thai Roma that cooks both Thai and Italian(!). Anybody know if it's good?

HELP needed in Northern VA

by Jennifer 20 years ago

Ok, here's my problem _ I'm visiting for the weekend from NYC to see my Aunt, who was just in a bad car accident. I came last weekend, too and ate such horrible food that it made everyt...

Suggestions for Washington DC, with kids?

by Donna 20 years ago

We'd like to eat in some places that are kid friendly, but offer interesting food for the adults. The kids will try new things. We are staying right off the Mall, but we love taking the Metro ...

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