Posts Tagged ‘John Boehner’

GOP-Mex: The Republican Tex-Mex Connection

Monday night, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and 15 to 20 House Republicans met in the basement of Tortilla Coast, Roll Call reports, to discuss the government shutdown and the debt ceiling. While we can't say whether there was a consensus on queso or guac, it's clear that there's a long been a Republican affinity toward […]

Sinatra Didn’t Dine Here

Boozy lunches and late-night binges, soaked up with Nat King Cole’s favorite burger, followed by the inevitable trips to Frank Sinatra’s favorite urinals—this is what dining at P.J. Clarke’s is supposed to be all about. The name alone should inspire a bleary-eyed hiccup or two. Fans of the AMC drama Mad Men will recognize the […]

Quick Feeding: Sbarro’s Bankruptcy News and Parisian Pastry Visions

Food Court News: Sbarro, which operates four locations in the District, including Union Station and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and will be restructured. The chain has been "[b]attered by the recession...[and] closed more than 150 restaurants in the past two years." [Bloomberg, […]

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