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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
6.7
5.5
$50
All the classics made with mostly local, organic ingredients, served in classy, timeless digs

On the website, Harry’s story begins: “We came to a startling revelation. People don’t need more of the same kind of restaurants they already have—mass-fast-and-cheap or fancy-and-over-priced. They need a place with that elusive combination—terrific food at a reasonable price in a relaxed atmosphere.” We agree with the first half of this statement, but the second part sort of aims kind of low for a “startling revelation;” DC already has an abundance of affordable, tasty food in casual atmospheres. What… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.9
7.2
$15
Hung over? You have lots of good, nourishing soups to choose from here (ugh, choices)

The name Gamasot refers to the cast-iron cauldrons in which the restaurant’s claim to fame, seolleongtang, is brewed all day long. Every time we type that word, we screw it up, accidentally delete the sentence above it as well, hit Ctrl-Z, and start all over again. We repeat this pattern for about half an hour and our productivity is going down in ways that this economic climate will not support, so instead of typing seolleongtang (which everyone will complain has… [More]