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  • Top 10 Dive Bars With Good Pub Grub

     
    The idea seemed like a good one at the time: dive bars that have unexpectedly edible pub grub. The problem seemed to be that no one wanted to label their favorite hangout a dive bar with all the phrase's negative connotations, so I...
  • The Soup Off at the Soup's Ons

     
    One reason I love this blog is that there are some really interesting disagreements and well-argued positions -- unless we're discussing foie gras or Sarah Palin, of course. I'm thinking of covering my ears and going, 'Nyah, nyah, nyah, I...

    A chef who's staying, and restaurants that are introducing new menus

     
    I got an e-mail yesterday evening from Jeanne asking if Kevin Miller was still the head chef at Ixia in Mount Vernon. Her mother had said she had read in my column that he had left. I hadn't reported that,...

    Bottle service in Baltimore

     
    I ate at Red Maple in Mount Vernon recently, and it was the first time I had noticed bottle service at a Baltimore restaurant. (Although you can argue that Red Maple is more lounge than restaurant, the fact that Jill...

    Top 10 fancy crab cakes with an interesting twist

     
    This Top 10 started with a query by the editor of Trans Air's Go magazine. I thought fancy crab cakes with an interesting twist would make a good Top 10, but I quickly realized that you can only make a...