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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
6.0
8.0
$25
A New Orleans-style tavern that offers food just edible enough to keep drinkers functional

We can’t be the only ones confused about why a New Orleans-themed tavern decided to pull its name from a novel about 19th-century France; we suspect it has something to do with the French Quarter, but the connection is loose, at best.

What we do know, however, is that you can get a decent bottled beer here, even though there’s nothing on tap. The atmosphere is fun, and bands play most nights of the week, but the food could really use… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
8.7
$15
Huge portions of nourishing, authentic Korean food are totally worth the wait

The law of supply and demand tells us that if 1) a place is making terrific, authentic Korean food in an area that has very little of that, and 2) there are only about 10 tables, then it follows that there will be a wait time. Bring a book or a friend to talk to and get right with your patience—you won’t be sorry. Squeezed between Cha Hair Salon and Fairfax Auto Parts is this tiny, sparse and, yes, very… [More]