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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
5.3
4.0
$45
This could do itself a world of service by keeping things simple

Boulevard Woodgrill is like a kid at a party who’s desperately trying to be cool. True to the kid’s efforts, there are moments of brilliance. The outfit is respectable—note Boulevard’s pretty deck full of pretty flowers and pretty diners. The place also talks a big game: the menu is laced with delicious sounding dishes, overflowing with adjectives and ingredients. Descriptions project upmarket flair with words like “woodgrilled,” “encrusted,” and “duckling.”

However, like the un-cool kid it really is, Boulevard Woodgrill can’t… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
9.3
$20
This hidden Korean gem is a triple threat: food, fun, and value

Perhaps one of the most infuriating—or thrilling—things about Annandale’s Little Seoul restaurant scene is that you have to bounce around from place to place to get the best version of whatever dish you crave, but no one has the paragon of them all. Annan-gol’s got better barbecue, Gamasot excels at seolleongtang, Light House has the best soon dubu (best tofu, in general), Seoul Soondae has everyone’s favorite soondae…but who has the most dishes with a uniformly high level of execution… [More]