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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
2.9
7.4
$30
An embarrassment to the food of the Lone Star state

Austin, Texas is most certainly a special place. It’s the gateway to the Texas Hill Country, to the miles and miles of gently rolling hills that are covered in a layer of beautiful green foliage come springtime. It’s the self-proclaimed “live music capital of the world,” playing host to two major annual music festivals—Austin City Limits in the fall and South by Southwest in the spring. It’s home to the massive University of Texas, and to their mighty Longhorns.

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From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.8
7.5
$15
The tofu, not the service, is the draw at this cute Korean restaurant

It’s an unlikely beacon, this rather industrial-looking building of brick, whose windows are those tiered glass panels that crank outward, threatening to slide out of their worn aluminum sleeves and fall to the pavement below. Yet, there it is, lit up in sun-yellow Korean characters, “Light House Tofu & B.B.Q.” Inside, every inch of wall is covered in artful Korean calligraphy. The seating is made from blond wood, giving off a warm, cozy vibe, and clay pots make appearances everywhere,… [More]