Posts Tagged ‘Food & Drink’

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RIP: Dimitri Mallios, ‘Dean’ of D.C. Liquor Lawyers

Dimitri P. Mallios, Washington's "dean of Alcoholic Beverage Control attorneys," died yesterday at 77.
Mallios was first among a relatively small cadre of D.C. attorneys representing restaurants, bars, clubs, and hotels in front of city liquor authorities; his services helped myriad establishments navigate an arcane licensing process and fend off countless neighbors and advisory neighborhood commissions.
He [...]

Friday, In The Parking Lot

Saturday, At The Palace

Saturday, In the `Burbs

Hungry for Politics: The Wrap

LL learned a lot of food trivia today. For instance:

Vincent Gray loves wonton soup. Loves the stuff. Had it for lunch today. His chief of staff regularly picks up a double order for him from the Meiwah Express stand at the Reagan Building food court.

There's a great debate over which Starbucks to patronize among John [...]

Hungry for Politics: Tommy Wells

Tommy Wells has been Ward 6 councilmember since 2007.
Favorite Ward Haunts: "It really depends on the occasion. If my wife and I are beleaguered and had a rough week and we want comfort food, we go to La Loma. Sam Fuentes and his family take care of us....When you want to go to someplace nice, [...]

Restaurant Cleanliness Grades Coming to D.C.?

Los Angeles has 'em. So does St. Louis, San Francisco, and the whole state of North Carolina.
Is the District next?
LL is talking letter grades here, specifically as applied to the cleanliness of restaurants, markets, taverns, and other establishments slinging comestibles. Anyone who's been to L.A. has seen a big block "A," "B," or even "C" [...]

Adrian Fenty Lunches With Michelle Obama

At Georgia Brown's. So says Reliable Source.
Seriously, Georgia Brown's?
Dunno if that was your idea, Mr. Mayor, or yours, Mrs. First Lady, but you both need some better culinary counsel. I mean, how much more Clintonian can you get?
LL thought this was a new day for America!
UPDATE, 4:45 P.M.: Apparently GB's was the Fentys' idea. Jill [...]

2600 Block of Woodley Road NW, January 18

1600 Block of Newton Street NW, December 31

Our Morning Roundup: Who Wants Cheap Prada?

Good morning, City Desk readers, and thanks to everyone who came to City Paper's Christmas party–I hope your headaches are exponentially less painful than mine. And now some news:

In WaPo: The MPD has tied the death of 14-year-old Giovanni Sanchez to Mara Salvatrucha (also known as MS-13).
New Columbia Heights alludes to a new restaurant coming [...]

Jesus Christ!

Somebody just told me that today was a Federal holiday.
If I had a regular job, I would've spent the day doing this (warning: that's me in the spandex):

Can't watch it? Click here. And for the love of Allah, don't tell me what you did today.

Country Barbecue Every Bit as Middling as City Barbecue

The prevailing wisdom goes something like this: If you want the best barbecue the area has to offer, you must drive down to Southern Maryland. Two weeks ago, the wife, some friends, and I did just that, taking two separate vehicles to Bear Creek Open Pit BBQ in Callaway, which is just a few miles [...]

Erin Connealy Shills for Her Favorite Restaurants

Erin Connealy from Mt. Pleasant was the first to respond to our Shill for Your Favorite Restaurant feature. Erin's obviously a teacher's pet, because she followed directions perfectly, even if she needs to learn how to spell "their." Her PR pitches are unedited.

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